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October 21, 2021 Board Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, October 21, 2021

 

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:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83507248383?pwd=akEvQ3d5bnZlY1NLU3F5Nm1mRDUydz09

Enter Meeting number: 835 0724 8383 and Password: 123123

 

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

Enter Meeting number: 835 0724 8383 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       Cash Surety Return Process Update – Johnson/Thompson

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 October 7, 2021 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 21-066: Authorization to Issue RFP for Engineering Services – Johnson

7.2       Resolution 21-067: Authorization to Issue RFP for Governmental Relations Services – Wisker

7.3       Resolution 21-068: Ratifying Assent to Land Registration for 4500 France Avenue, Edina – 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

-     Metro MAWD Report – Hejmadi

                                                8.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule

(all meetings held virtually; MCWD board and committee meetings for the remainder of 2021 are first and third Thursdays rather than second and fourth to accommodate holidays)

-     5:15 pm, November 4, 2021 Policy and Planning Committee Meeting

-     7:00 pm, November 4, 2021 MCWD Board Meeting

-     6:30 pm, November 10, 2021 Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting – Miller

-     5:15 pm, November 18, 2021 Operations and Programs Committee Meeting

-     7:00 pm, November 18, 2021 MCWD Board Meeting

    9.         Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

9.1       Permit 21-445: Park Lane Sanitary Replacement, Minneapolis – Thompson

   10.       Public Hearings & Presentations

10.1     Public Hearing for the Maple Creek Pond Improvement Project – Moran                                                                        

   11.       Action Items

11.1     Resolution 21-069: Ordering of Maple Creek Pond Improvement Project – Moran

11.2     Resolution 21-070: Authorization to Purchase and Implement Hybrid Meeting Technology – Steele

   12.       Board Discussion Items

12.1     Stakeholder Engagement Plan for Permitting Alignment and Responsive Program – Christopher

   13.       Staff Updates

13.1     Administrator’s Report – Wisker

   14.       Adjournment