Thursday, July 12, 2012
6:45 PM
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Hydrodata, Operations, Regulatory, Communications and Education Meeting 
Planning, Projects, and Land Conservation Meeting
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Office
Lower Level Meeting Room
18202 Minnetonka Boulevard
Deephaven, MN 55391
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.


5:00 PM         1.  Committee Meetings – Personnel Committee – District Office

6:45 PM         2.  Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call

                        3.  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.

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

                        5.  Minutes

5.1  Approval of 06/28/2012 Minutes

6.  Board, Committee and Task Force Reports

6.1  Board Updates:

–  Executive Committee

–  IT Committee Meeting

–  Personnel Committee

–  Other

6.2  Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

Currently Scheduled

–   Hydrodata Committee, Monday, July 16, 2012, District Office

6.3  To Be Scheduled:

–   Other

7.  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.)

7.1  Update on Stream Assessment – Cedarleaf Dahl

7.2  Spring Operations and Maintenance Vegetation Update – Forner

7.3  Update on Six Mile Creek Diagnostic Study – Cedarleaf Dahl

8.  Board Review Items

8.1  Review of 2013 Personnel Budget – Noah

8.2  Authorization to hire Blue Water Science (Steve McComas) to complete a flowering rush and substrate survey on MCWD water bodies – Fieldseth

8.3  Approval to extend contract with Waterfront Restorations to remove flowering rush – Fieldseth

8.4  Review of 2013 Regulatory budget and work plans – Christopher

8.5  Review of 2013 Overview of budget and work plans – Wisker

-Review of 2013 Planning Department workplan – Wisker/Houdek

-Review of 2013 Land Conservation budget and work plan – Wisker/Dahl

-Review of 2013 Land Restoration budget and workplan – Wisker/Forner

-Review of 2013 Habitat Restoration budget and workplan – Wisker/Forner

-Review of 2013 Capital Projects budget and work plan – Planning/Project staff

-Review of 2013 Operations and Maintenance budget and work plan – Forner

9.  Discussion Items

9.1  Discussion about allocation of Operation costs to funds – Evenson

10.  Adjournment

Upcoming Board Meeting/Event Schedule

  • Garden Variety Day, Sunday, July 15, 2012, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Bakken Museum, Minneapolis
  • AIS Plan Task Force Meeting, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 5:00 PM, District Office
  • Six-Mile Creek Diagnostic Study Community Meeting w/Peter Sorenson, Thursday, July 19, 2012, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Victoria City Hall
  • MCWD Board of Managers Meeting, Thursday, July 26, 2012, 6:45 PM, District Office – Calkins
  • Raingarden Maintenance Workshop, Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 7:00 – 8:15 PM, Wayzata Central Middle School, Wayzata
  • MCWD Board of Managers Workshop, Thursday, August 2, 2012, 6:45 PM ? District Office – Casale
  • Tour de Tonka, Saturday, August 4, 2012, 7:30 – 11:30 AM, Gray’s Bay Dam, Minnetonka
  • MCWD Board of Managers Workshop, Thursday, August 9, 2012, 6:45 PM ? District Office – Shekleton
  • MCWD Board of Managers Meeting, Thursday, August 23, 2012, 6:45 PM – District Office – Calkins