Thursday, March 1, 2012

6:45 PM

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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; Lee Keeley, Secretary; Richard Miller, Treasurer; 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 – 6:30          Finance Committee Meeting           

1.   Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call

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.   Minutes

4.1     Approval of February 23, 2012 Minutes

5.   Board, Committee and Task Force Reports

5.1     Board Updates:

–   Hydrodata Committee

–   IT Committee

–   Audit Committee

–   Other

5.2     Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

Currently Scheduled:

–   Audit Committee, 5:30PM, March 8, 2012, MCWD Board Room

5.3     To Be Scheduled:

–   Other

6.   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.)

6.1   Capital Project Status Memorandum – Wisker

6.2   Summary of 2011 surface water plan annual report/meetings – Houdek/Dahl

6.3   Lake Minnetonka Direct Volume Project Subwatershed Education and Cost Share Efforts – Dahl/Yetka/Barten

7.   Board Review Items

7.1   Lake Nokomis Weir Renovation Project:  Approval of final design, cooperative agreement and authorization to solicit construction services – Clark/Forner

7.2   Steiger Lake Wetland Restoration Project:  Preliminary design review – Clark

7.3   Policy for small scale capital project maintenance obligations – Dahl

7.4   Minnehaha Creek Reach 14 Restoration Project: Authorization to execute contract for design and construction oversight services – Houdek

7.5   Long Lake Creek Corridor Project:  Authorization to execute contract for design and construction oversight services – Houdek

7.6   Res. 12-012 – Authorization to enter into agreements and expend funds to finalize restoration plans, specifications, and bidding documents; and to purchase native prairie and wetland seed necessary to restore 7901 and 8015 Halstead Drive, Minnetrista – Norton

7.7     Presentation on TMDLs within MCWD – Houdek

8.   Closed session to discuss possible property acquisition in Minnetrista – Norton

9.   Adjournment

Upcoming Board Meeting/Event Schedule

Stormwater U Workshop:  Stormwater BMP Overview (Part 1 of 4) Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 8:00 AM – Minnetonka Community Center

MAWD Legislative Preview and Breakfast, March 7-8, 2012 – Kelly Inn, St. Paul

MCWD Board of Manager Workshop, Thursday, March 8, 2012, 6:45 PM, District Office ?  Keeley

MCWD Board of Managers Retreat, Friday, March 9, 2012:  Tour begins at 11:30 AM, Meeting starts 12:00 Noon, Bakken Museum, Minneapolis

MCWD Board of Managers Meeting, Thursday, March 22, 2012, 6:45 PM, District Office – Calkins

MCWD Board of Managers Workshop, Thursday, April 5, 2012, 6:45 PM, District Office – Blixt

MCWD Board of Managers Workshop, Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6:45 PM, District Office – Miller

MCWD Board of Managers Meeting, Thursday, April 26, 2012, 6:45 PM, District Office – Calkins

Joint MCWD/MPRB Meeting, Thursday, May 31, 2012, Minnehaha Glen