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April 28, 2022 Board Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022

 

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

BOARD MEETING

 

Meeting to be held virtually pursuant to Minn. Stat. Sec. 13D.021

One or more Board Managers will be participating telephonically

 

Log into the meeting at:

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Enter Meeting number: 868 9027 5327 and Password: 123123

 

You may also join by phone by calling: 312-626-6799 

Enter Meeting number: 868 9027 5327 and Password: 123123

   

Board of Managers:

Sherry White, President; William Olson, Vice President; Jessica Loftus, Treasurer;

Eugene Maxwell, Secretary; Richard Miller, Manager; Arun Hejmadi, Manager; Stephen Sando, Manager

 

Note:  Individuals with items on the agenda or who wish to speak to the Board are encouraged to be in logged in or on the phone when the meeting is called to order.

 

7:00 pm                      1.         Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call                             

7:05 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       None

7:05 – 7:10 pm           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 the April 14, 2022 Board Minutes

                                    6.         Approval of Check Registers

6.1       General Checking Account

6.2       Surety Checking Account

6.3       Wire Transfer(s)

    7.         Consent Items

7.1       Resolution 22-024: Approval to Purchase Replacement Laptops – Steele

7.2       Resolution 22-025: Approval to Amend the Construction Budget for the Six Mile Marsh Prairie Trail Construction Project – Brown

7.3       Resolution 22-026: Authorization to Submit Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund Spring 2022 Grant Application – Sherman

7.4       Resolution 22-032: Authorize a Second Phase Contract with Smith Partners to Complete the Strategic Historic Review – Wisker

7:10 – 10 pm              REGULAR AGENDA

                                    8.         Board, Committee and Task Force Reports

                                                8.1       Board Updates:

-     President’s Report – White

-     Policy and Planning Committee Meeting Report – Miller

-     Executive Committee Meeting Report – White

-     MAWD Quarterly Meeting Report – Sando

                                                8.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule

(all meetings are virtual)

-     5:15 pm, May 12, 2022 Operations and Programs Committee Meeting

-     7:00 pm, May 12, 2022 MCWD Board Meeting

-     6:30 pm, May 18, 2022 Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting – Miller  

-     5:15 pm, May 26, 2022 Policy and Planning Committee Meeting

-     7:00 pm, May 26, 2022 MCWD Board Meeting

    9.         Public Hearings & Presentations

                                                9.1       None 

   10.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

10.1     None

   11.       Action Items

11.1     Financial Audit and Fund Transfers

  Resolution 22-027: Review and Approve 2021 Financial Audit – Hering (Redpath & Company)

  Resolution 22-028: Review and Approve 2021 Fund Transfers and Account Closures – Wisker  

  11.2     Resolution 22-029: Authorization to Contract with Background Stories for Design and Layout of the Climate Action Framework – Christopher/Moran

  11.3     Resolution 22-030: Acceptance of the Lake Nokomis Area Groundwater & Surface Water Evaluation and Acceptance of the University of Minnesota’s Technical Review of the Evaluation – Schaufler

11.4     Resolution 22-031: Adoption of a Revised Interim Maintenance Protocol for the Minnehaha Preserve Boardwalk – Schaufler

   12.       Board Discussion Items

12.1     None

   13.       Staff Updates

13.1     Administrator’s Report – Wisker

14.       Adjournment