Thursday, May 24, 2012
Thursday, May 24, 2012 
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:  Indicated times are estimates; actual times may vary considerably.  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.


6:00-6:45pm       1.  Committee Meetings

1.1  Violations Committee Meeting, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
       -Permit 04-382, Richard & Judy Berland

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

6:45-6:50pm       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.

6:50pm               4.  Approval of Agenda (Additions/Corrections/Deletions)

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 5/3/2012 Minutes

5.2  Approval of 5/10/2012 Minutes

6.  Approval of Check Register       

6.1  Checking: Account 1008557

6.2  Petty Cash: Account 1010120

6.3  Surety: Account 1017509

6.4  Checking: Account 1057025

7.  Consent Items

7.1  Resolution 12-042: Approval of AIS Plan Process – Dawson

7.2  Resolution 12-052: Authorization for District Administrator to enter into a contract with Conservation Corps of Minnesota & Iowa for the South Saunders Raingarden Project – Clark/Dahl

7.3  Resolution 12-047: Robert and Lisa Bass Stormwater BMP Project and Cost Share Outreach Potential, 5352 Hampshire Drive, Minneapolis – Barten

7.4  Resolution 12-048: Amendments to Vegetation Maintenance Policy for MCWD Projects/Lands – Forner

7.5  Resolution 12-049: Approval of continuing MCWD and USGS agreement joint funding of operations and maintenance of a year-round gauging station near Minnehaha Falls – Christianson

8.  Information Items and Correspondence

8.1  Regulatory Program Staff Update – Christopher

6:55-10:25pm   REGULAR AGENDA

9.  Committee and Task Force Reports

9.1  Board Updates:

– Hydrodata Committee Update on Weevil Project

– Bushaway Task Force

– Joint Facility Steering Committee

– LRT Steering Committee

– Violations Committee and recommended action

– Other

9.2  Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

Currently Scheduled

– IT Committee Meeting, Tuesday & Thursday, May 29 & 31, 5:30PM

9.3  To Be Scheduled:

– Other

10.  Permits Requiring a Variance or Board Discussion

10.1  Permit 12-167: City of Minnetonka Road Reconstruction – Christopher

11.  Board Action Items

11.1  Resolution 12-050: Saunders Raingarden Maintenance Discussion – Wisker/Dahl

11.2  Resolution 12-051: Board review of 2012-2015 CIP for distribution for 30 day comment – Houdek

12.  Board Discussion Items

12.1  None

13.  Staff Updates

13.1  None


Upcoming Meeting/Event Schedule

  • Public Informational Meeting Regarding Steiger Lake Wetland Restoration Project, Tuesday, May 22, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Victoria City Hall
  • IT Committee Meeting, Tuesday & Thursday, May 29 & 31, 5:30PM – St. Louis Park City Hall
  • Joint MCWD/MPRB Meeting, Tuesday, June 5, 2012, Minnehaha Glen
  • MCWD Board of Managers Workshop, Thursday, June 7, 2012, 6:45 PM – District Office – Olson
  • MCWD Board of Managers Workshop, Thursday, June 14, 2012, 6:45 PM – District Office – White
  • MAWD Summer Tour, Thursday, June 21-23, 2012, Prior Lake, Minnesota
  • MCWD Board of Managers Meeting, Thursday, June 28, 2012, 6:45 PM – District Office – Calkins