Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Big Island Room
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Office
15320 Minnetonka Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55345

Operations and Programs Committee Members:
William Olson, Chair; Jeff Casale; Pam Blixt

Note:  No official action will be taken during committee meetings.  Items discussed in committee may be continued, forwarded to another committee, or advanced to a Board workshop or meeting.  Individuals who wish to speak to the committee members are encouraged to be in attendance when the meeting is called to order.

6:45-9:00 pm

1. Committee 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 limitedto 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.)

5. Discussion Items
5.1 Lake Nokomis Neighbors for Clean Water Cost Share Project – Eidem
5.2 MN DNR Watercraft Inspection Delegation Agreement – Fieldseth
5.3 2015 Watercraft Inspection Cost-Share Grants ? Fieldseth
5.4 Authorization to Enter into an Agreement with Freshwater Scientific Services to Complete Aquatic Plant Surveys on MCWD Waterbodies – Fieldseth
5.5 Authorization to Enter into an Agreement with Blue Water Science to Complete Aquatic Plant Surveys and Flowering Rush Assessment on MCWD Waterbodies – Fieldseth
5.6 Discussion of AIS Grant Opportunities – Fieldseth

6. Staff Updates
6.1 None

7. Adjournment

Upcoming agenda items:
– Employee Handbook Review – Springsted/Mandt (April)
– Logis Consortium Presentation  ? Mandt (tentative April)
– Minnehaha Creek Cleanup – Mamayek (tentative May)