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April 23, 2020 Board Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020

 

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

BOARD MEETING

 

Meeting to be held via WebEx pursuant to Minn. Stat. Sec. 13D.01

One or more Board Managers will be participating telephonically 

 

Log into the meeting at:

https://minnehahacreekwatersheddistrict.my.webex.com/minnehahacreekwatersheddistrict.my/j.php?MTID=md6699175821b2bfccac89c92072735d8

Enter Meeting number: 621 778 124 and Password: MCWD

 

You may also join by phone by calling: 408-418-9388 

Enter Meeting number: 621 778 124 and Password: MCWD 

 

Board of Managers:

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

Kurt Rogness, Secretary; Richard Miller, Manager; Arun Hejmadi, Manager; Eugene Maxwell, 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 should indicate such 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       MS4 Permit Update – Dietrich

4.2       Big Island nature Park Improvements Update – Domyancich/Jonely

4.3       Carp Barrier Construction Contract Update – Brown

 7:05-7:10pm                           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 9, 2020 Board Minutes

                                    6.         Approval of Check Registers

6.1       General Checking Account

6.2       Surety Checking Account

6.3       Wire Transfer

    7.         Consent Items

7.1       Resolution 20-034: Authorization to Award Contract to Blackstone Contractors to Fabricate and Install New Gray’s Bay Dam Plates – Jonely

7.2       Resolution 20-035: Authorization to Submit Annual Reports to BWSR and DNR – Christopher

7.3       Resolution 20-036: Authorization to Submit a Letter of Support to the LCCMR for the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board’s Proposed Kenilworth Channel Shoreline Restoration and Enhancement Project – Schaufler

 7:10-10:00pm             REGULAR AGENDA

                                    8.         Board, Committee and Task Force Reports

                                                8.1       Board Updates:

-     President’s Report – White

-     Policy and Planning Committee Meeting Report – Miller

                                                8.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:

-     6:30 pm, May 6, 2020 Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office – White

-     5:15 pm, May 14, 2020 Operations and Programs Committee Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-     7:00 pm, May 14, 2020 MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-     5:15 pm, May 28, 2020 Policy and Planning Committee Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-     7:00 pm, May 28, 2020 MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

    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 20-037: Review and Approve 2019 Financial Audit – Hering (Redpath & Company)

  Resolution 20-038: Review and Approve Fund Transfers – Christopher

11.2     Resolution 20-039: Authorization to Award 2020 Vegetation Maintenance Contracts – Jonely

11.3     Minnehaha Preserve Boardwalk – Hayman/Jonely

  Resolution 20-040: Authorization to Retain Contractor for Partial Decking and Rail Replacement

Resolution 20-041: Authorization for Limited Engagement of Construction Litigation Counsel*

*(Board may convene in closed session to discuss)

     12.       Board Discussion Items

12.1     None

   13.       Staff Updates

13.1     Administrator’s Report – Wisker

   14.       Adjournment

 

OTHER MEETINGS AND EVENTS

 None