Thursday, February 27, 2014

6:45 PM Thursday, February 27, 2014
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Offices Board Room
15320 Minnetonka Boulevard Minnetonka, MN 55345

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

6:00 pm                     Executive Committee – 2013 Financials

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.

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

                    4.         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.

                    4.1         2013 Projects and Operations & Maintenance Annual Report  ? Forner
4.2         2013 Planning Annual Report – Houdek
4.3         HDR Memorandum on Lake Data Analysis Part I and II –  Dooley/Christianson
4.4       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.)

                     5.         Approval of Minutes
                     5.1       Approval of the February 13, 2014 Board minutes.

                     5.A       Approval of the Check Registers
                      5.1A     Approval of the General Check Register
                      5.2A     Approval of the Surety Check Register
                      5.3A     Approval of the Cold Storage (325 Blake Rd) Check Register

                     6.         Consent Items
6. 1      Resolution 14-013       Authorization to Amend the Access Easement at 8251 State Hwy No 7, Minnetrista – Forner
11.5     Resolution 14-014       Authorization to enter into agreement with Wenck Associates to complete stormwater feasibility at Powell Rd/Meadowbrook – Hayman/Wisker
11.6     Resolution 14-015       Authorization to Hire Himle Rapp Inc. to Conduct a District-wide Public Opinion Survey – Mamayek 
                     11.7     Resolution 14-016       Authorization for MCWD New Building Landscaping and Stormwater Demonstration Project Final Design – Yetka

6:55-10:00pm           REGULAR AGENDA                                                                                     
                      7.         Board, Committee, and Task Force Reports
                      8.1       Board Updates:
–     February 20, 2014 Policy and Planning Committee – Calkins
–     Executive Committee ? White/Miller
                      8.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:
–     6:45 pm, March 6, 2014, Operations and Programs Committee, MCWD Offices
–     6:45 pm, March 13, 2014, MCWD Board Workshop, MCWD Offices
–     6:45 pm, March 20, 2014, Policy and Planning Committee, MCWD Offices
–     5:00 pm, March 26, 2014, MCWD Board Retreat – Edina Historical Society, Edina
–     6:30 pm, March 26, 2014, CAC Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Offices

                      9.         Public Hearings & Presentations
9.1       Kootz vs. St. Johns Summary* – Welch
9.2       Milfoil Weevil Project Summary – Fieldseth
            9.3      Reach 20 Corridor Update* – Clark

                      10.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

                       11.       Action Items
11.1     Items removed from the consent agenda
                       11.3     Resolution 14-017       Approval of the Ecosystem Evaluation Program – Christianson/Dooley/Bishoff
11.4     Resolution 14-018       Cottageville Park Improvements Schedule and Approval of Concept Design – Clark

                       12.       Board Discussion Items:    
                       12.1     None

                       13.       Staff Updates

                       14.       Adjournment

–      2014 AIS Symposium, March 19, 2014, 12:00 pm – 5:00pm, Kelly Inn, St. Paul