Thursday, July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 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.                                             

6:45 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       Subwatershed Education Outreach Update – Mamayek 

(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 July 10, 2014 Board Minutes.
5.2       Approval of the July 17, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes.

6.         Approval of Check Register           
6.1       General Checking Account
6.2       Surety Account
6.3       325 Blake Road Checking Account

7.         Consent Items
7.1       Resolution 14-056  Memorandum of Understanding with City of Edina – Wisker           
7.2       Resolution 14-057   Board acceptance of 2015 work plans for the Planning, Capital Projects, Land Conservation, and Operations and Maintenance programs
a.  2015 Planning Workplan ?Houdek
b.  2015 Operations and Maintenance Workplan- Domyancich
c.  2015 Land Conservation Workplan ? Wisker
d.  2015 Land Restoration Workplan – Forner
e.  2015 Habitat Restoration Workplan – Forner
f.   2015 Capital Project Workplans ?Houdek

6:55-10:00pm           REGULAR AGENDA                                                                                    

8.         Board, Committee, and Task Force Reports
8.1       Board Updates:
–          President’s Report – White
        8.1a – Joint meeting of the Operations and Programs Committee and the Policy and Planning Committee Report – Olson/Calkins
–         CAC Report – Shekleton 

8.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:
6:45 pm    August 7, Operations and Programs Committee, Big Island Room, MCWD Offices
6:45pm     August 14, MCWD Board Workshop, Board Room, MCWD Offices
6:45pm      August 21, Policy and Planning Committee, Big Island Room, MCWD Offices
6:30pm     August 27, CAC Meeting, Board Room MCWD
6:45pm     August 28,   MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Offices

9.         Public Hearings & Presentations

9.1       None

10.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

10.1     Permit 14-134: CenterPoint Energy Utility replacement at Minnehaha Park & MN Veterans Home, Minneapolis – Wisner
10.2     Permit 14-273: Summit Woods LLC Erosion Control & Stormwater Management for a 4-lot Residential subdivision in Shorewood – Wisner

11.       Action Items

11.1     Resolution 14-058   Authorization to reject bid proposals for Phase 1 of Cottageville Park – Clark
11.2     Resolution 14-059   Approval of a framework for the 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update – Houdek
11.3     Resolution 14-060   Authorization to submit Point Source Implementation Grant application to Minnesota Public Facilities Authority – Hayman
11.4     Resolution 14-061   Authorization of Cost Share funding for St. Luke Presbyterian Church – Eidem
11.5     Resolution 14-062   Authorization of Cost Share funding for Nokomis Alleyway Initiative – Eidem

12.       Board Discussion Items:    
12.1      None


13.       Staff Updates

           –           Administrator’s Report – Spartz

14.       Adjournment


–       September 7, 2014 (NEW DATE) – Minnehaha Creek Clean Up Event, Knollwood Super Target, St. Louis Park (8am) and Lake Hiawatha Park, Minneapolis (9am)

–       September 11, 2014 – Clean Water Summit, 8am-5pm, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
–       October 16, 2014 ? Watershed Heroes Awards, 6:30pm, Bayview Event Center, Excelsior