Thursday, January 23, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Offices
Board Room
15320 Minnetonka Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55345

Board of Managers:
Jim Calkins, President; Brian Shekleton, Vice President; Richard Miller, Treasurer;
Sherry White, Secretary; Pam Blixt, Manager; Jeff Casale, Manager; William Olson, Manager

Note: Individuals with items on the agenda or who wish to speak to the Board are encouraged to be in attendance when the meeting is called to order.

5:30 pm                                 Executive Committee – Discuss District Administrator Review Items

6:45 pm                     1.         Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call

6:50 pm                     2.         Matters from the Floor

Anyone wishing to address the Board of Managers on an item not on the agenda or on the consent agenda may come forward at this time.  Comments are limited to two minutes.

                                  2.1       Hennepin County Update – Commissioner Jan Callison

                                  3.        Approval of Agenda (Additions/Corrections/Deletions)

                                  4.         Election of Board Officers

                                  5.         Information Items/Correspondence (Items listed under the Information/Correspondence section of the agenda will be considered as one item of business. It consists of routine administrative items or items not
requiring discussion
. Items can be removed and discussed at the request of a Board member, staff member, or a member of the audience.)

                                  5.1       Street Sweeping Calculator Workshop Summary – Yetka
                                  5.2       Lake Nokomis Water Quality Improvement Project: Implementation of Biomanipulation Study – 4th Year Summary Studies – Dooley
                                  5.3       CenterPoint Energy Airport Area Gas Pipeline Installation (Camp Cold Water) – Meehan
                                  5.4       Policy and Planning Committee Minutes

6:50-6:55pm             CONSENT AGENDA
(The consent agenda is considered as one item of business. It consists of routine administrative items or items not requiring discussion. Items can be removed from the consent agenda at the request of a Board member, staff member, or a member of the audience.)

                                  6.         Approval of Minutes
6.1       Approval of the January 9, 2014 Board minutes.

                                  7.         Approval of Check Register            
                                               7.1       General Checking Account
                                               7.2       Surety Account
                                               7.3       325 Blake Road Checking Account

                                   8.         Consent Items 
8.1       Resolution 14-001       Appointment of 2014 CAC Members ? Barten
8.2       Resolution 14-002       Authorization to award a contract to RMB Laboratory Inc. for Water Quality Sample Analysis Services from January 2014 through December 2015 – Christianson
                                               8.3       Resolution 14-003     Approval to Hire Barr Engineering to Develop a Minnehaha Creek Sign and Landing Master Plan & Districtwide Signage Plan  ? Yetka
                                               8.4       Resolution 14-004       Authorization to Release MCWD Rules Housekeeping Changes and Recommendations for Public Review – Welch/Wisner/Meehan
8.5       Resolution 14-005       Authorization to enter into agreement with Wenck Associates for demolition planning of the 325 Blake Road property – Wisker
8.6       Resolution 14-006       Authorization to seek MPCA Clean Water Revolving Fund Project Priority Listing for District initiatives within the Urban Corridor – Hayman
8.7       Resolution 14-007       Authorization of Cost Share funding for Shoreline Restoration project at 4360 Brookside Court, Edina – Barten

6:55-10:00pm           REGULAR AGENDA                                                                                    

                                    9.         Board, Committee, and Task Force Reports
                                                9.1       Board Updates:
–     January 16, 2014, Policy and Planning Committee – White
–     January 16, 2014, Citizen Advisory Committee ? Olson
–     January 21, 2014, Metro MAWD – Blixt, Olson, White
–     January 23, 2014 Executive Committee – Calkins

                                                 9.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:
–     5:30 pm, Executive Committee, January 23, 2014, MCWD District Offices (tentative)
–     6:45 pm, January 23, 2014, MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Offices
–     5:30 pm, January 30, 2014, MCWD Annual Board Retreat – Edina Historical Society, 4711 W 70th St, Edina – an optional tour of the Edina Historical Society Collections is scheduled for 4:30 pm)
–     6:45 pm, February 6, 2014, Program and Operations Committee Meeting, Big Island Room, MCWD Offices
–     6:45 pm, February 13, 2014, MCWD Board Workshop, MCWD Offices
–     February 17, 2014, District Offices closed in Honor of Presidents Day
–     6:45 pm, February 20, 2014, Policy and Planning Committee, Board Room, MCWD Offices
–     5:45 pm, February 27, 2014, Executive Committee MCWD District Offices (tentative)
–     6:45 pm, February 27, 2014, MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Offices

                                                 9.3       2014 CAC Meetings have been scheduled for the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM. 

                                               10.       Public Hearings & Presentations
                                               10.1      None

                                               11.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion
11.1     Resolution 14-008       Approval of Permit 13-460 and the Bushaway Road Shoreline Restoration Agreement with Hennepin County – Wisner/Wisker
11.2     Approval of a Revised Restoration Plan and Stipulation for  4300 Oak Rd, 4300 & 4350 Kings Point, Minnetrista – Wisner

                                               12.       Action Items
12.1     Items removed from the consent agenda.
                                               12.2     Authorization to Hire Roy Ginsberg to Complete the District Administrator’s Review – Calkins, Chair Executive Committee
                                               12.3     Resolution 14-009       Adoption of Policy Framework ?In Pursuit of a Balanced Urban Ecology in the Minnehaha Creek Watershed? – White, Chair Policy and Planning Committee 
12.4     Resolution 14-010       Authorization to Award Contract to HDR for Conducting Statistical Analysis- Part II on Lake Water Quality Data – Dooley

                                               13.       Board Discussion Items:    
13.1     Atlas 14 Implications to District Communities – Panzer
13.2     Sub-watershed Based Direct Mail Campaign – Mamayek
13.3     Kooze vs. St. Johns Discussion ? Michael Welch

                                               14.       Staff Updates
            14.1     None 

                                               15.       Adjournment

January 23, 8am-1pm, Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance workshop, MCWD Community Room
January 28, 12-1:30pm, Stormwater Capture and Reuse, MCWD Community Room
February 5, 12-1:30pm, Baseflow Restoration through Stormwater Infiltration, MCWD Community Room
February 25, 12-1:30pm, Lake Data Statistical Analysis, MCWD Community Room