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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will be held virtually via Zoom until further notice as allowed under Section 13D.021 of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law.. Links to access virtual meetings are located in Meeting Agendas and Materials.

Meeting agendas & Materials

Most recent meetings are listed at the top. Meeting minutes are inserted above the agenda when available.


Virtual Meeting Details:

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DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

a. PRAP response letter discussion

b. 2023 Board of Managers meeting calendar

c. Board meeting format

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action

3.

Approval of the agenda

Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

a. Approve minutes of the November 2, 2022 work session and regular meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
6.

Committee Reports

  1. Acceptance of Citizens' Advisory Committees' report and minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for December 12, 2022 CAC meeting
  3. Accept Personnel Committee report and minutes (no meeting held)
  4. Accept Governance Committee report and minutes (no meeting held)
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-086 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept November staff report
  3. Accept November engineer's report
  4. Accept November construction inspection memo
  5. Approve permit 2021-088 Pioneer Trail Reconstruction as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report.
  6. Approve permit 2022-065 Round Lake Park Building Improvement project as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report.
  7. Approve permit 2022-069 921 Carver Beach Road Project as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report.
  8. Approve permit 2022-070 Schutrop Addition as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report.
  9. Adopt Resolution 22-087 Authorizing payment on Pay Application #9 for Lower Riley Creek Restoration Project
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept October Treasurer's Report
  3. Accept comment from public on 2023 budget and levy
  4. Adopt Resolution 22-088 to approve paying of the bills
  5. Adopt Resolution 22-089 delegating WCA decision making authoriy to staff and designating the Board of Managers as the appeals board.
  6. Adopt Resolution 22-090 adopting the updated salary schedule
  7. Adopt Resolution 22-091 adopting the 2023 meeting calendar
  8. Adopt Resolution 22-092 authorizing Administrator to execute Task Order 40 for Barr Engineering to conduct the Bluff Creek/Galpin Boulevard Culvert Replacement Analysis
  9. Adopt Resolution 22-093 authorizing authorizing Administrator to execute Amendment 1 to Barr Engineering's Task Order 32B to prepare Chanhassen Decant Facility plans and specifications.
Action
9.

Discussion Items

a. MAWD- HR Consultant (Koch)

b. E&O Workplan (Koch)

c. Low/No Salt (Koch)

d. Rule revisions- tree removal (Koch)

e. IT providers (Koch)

f. Accounting Procedures (Koch)

g. Witholding for documentation (Koch)

h. Contract retainage (Koch)

i. PRAP Report (Koch)

 

Information
10. Manager Reports  
11.

Administrator Reports

a. Update on meeting with Duck Lake Association representatives

b. Lotus Lake Conservation Alliance partnership update

c. Mitchell Lake Association meeting update

d. IT vendor

 

 
12. Legal Counsel Reports  
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Review of 2022 Project and Program Activities- January 2023
  2. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan- January 2023
  3. Rule Review Status Report- January 2023
  4. District 2023 Work Plan- January 2023
  5. Appointment of officers and board committee members- January 2023
  6. UofM Pond Study findings- February 2023
  7. Appointment of CAC members- February 2023
  8. Strategic Planning- February 2023
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  • RPBCWD- Volunteer Recognition event- Jan 13 or 20, 2023
  • Chanhassen Feb Fest- Feb 4, 2023
  • RPBCWD- Lake Association Summit- February 9, 2023
  • Riley Purgatory Summit- TBD
Information

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

a. Presentation of PRAP Report and Findings- BWSR

b. Contract retainage

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action

3.

Approval of the agenda

Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

a. Approve minutes of the October 5, 2022 work session and regular meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
6.

Committee Reports

  1. Acceptance of Citizens' Advisory Committees' report and minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for November 21, 2022 CAC meeting
  3. Accept Personnel Committee report and minutes
  4. Accept Governance Committee report and minutes
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-082 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept October staff report
  3. Accept October engineer's report
  4. Accept October construction inspection memo
  5. Approve Pay Application #8 for Bluff Creek Southwest Branch Stabilization and Restoration Project
  6. Approve Pay Application #6 for Middle Riley Creek Stabilization and Restoration Project
  7. Approve permit #2022-037 Chanhassen 2022 Pond Rehabilitation Project as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept September Treasurer's Report
  3. Adopt Resolution 22-083  to approve paying of the bills
  4. Consideration of Manager Koch's data requests
  5. Adopt Resolution 22-084 authorizing staff to solicit applicants for CAC members including a student/youth representative
  6. Adopt Resolution 22-085 authorizing administrator to apply for PRAP grant to hire third party facilitator to work with board and staff on strategic planning efforts
Action
9.

Discussion Items

a. Debrief of October 11, 2022 project tour

Information
10. Manager Reports  
11.

Administrative Reports

 
12. Legal Counsel Reports  
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. U of M Pond Study findings- December 2022
  2. Setting 2023 Calendar- December 2022
  3. Review of 2022 District Accomplishments- January 2023
  4. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan- January 2023
  5. Rule Review Status Report- January 2023
  6. District 2023 Work Plan- January 2023
  7. Appointment of officers and board committee members- January 2023
  8. Appointment of CAC members- February 2023
  9. Strategic Planning- February 2023
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  • North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 11/14-11/17/22
  • Raingarden and Shoreline Buffer Workshop 11/29/22
  • MAWD Annual Conference 11/30/22-12/3/22
Information

 Oct 5, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

a. Sub-waterhsed Resiliency Plan- Kevin Bigalke, SRF (Removed from agenda)

b. Lotus Lake Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan- Joe Bischoff, Barr

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action

3.

Approval of the agenda

Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

a. Approve minutes of the September 14, 2022 regular meeting of the BOM

b. Approve minutes of the September 23, 2022 continuation of the September 14, 2022 meeting of the BOM

Action
6.

Committee Reports

  1. Acceptance of Citizens' Advisory Committees' report and minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for October 17, 2022 CAC meeting
  3. Accept Personnel Committee report and minutes
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-077 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept September staff report
  3. Accept September engineer's report
  4. Accept September construction inspection report
  5. Adopt Resolution 2022-078 authorizing the administrator to enter an agreement, on advice of counsel, with SRF for Sub-waterhsed Resiliency Plan development for a cost not to exceed $59,512.00. (Removed from agenda)
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept August Treasurer's Report
  3. Adopt Resolution 22-079 to approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt Resolution 22-080--Approving the RPBCWD organization chart as developed by staff and reviewed and recommended by the Personnel Committee
  5. Adopt Resolution 22-081--Closing the Watershed Stewardship Grant until February 1, 2023
Action
9.

Discussion Items

Information
10. Manager Reports  
11.

Administrative Reports

 
12. Legal Counsel Reports  
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. U of M Pond Study findings- November 2022
  2. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan- December 2022
  3. Contract Retainage- January 2023
  4. Rule and Plan Review February 2023
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  • Tree and Shrub Giveaway 10/7/22
  • Cycle the Creek (Bluff) 10/9/22
  • MN Water Resources Conference 10/18/22-10/19/22
  • North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 11/14-11/17/22
  • MAWD Annual Conference 11/30/22-12/3/22
Information

Sept 23, 2022 personnel meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

Call to Order Meeting of the Personnel Committee

Action
2. Approval of the agenda Action
3. Accept minutes from August 19, 2022 Personnel Committee Meeting  
4.

Old Business

Action
5.

New Business

  1. Approval of Revised Organization Chart
  2. Job Coach
Action
6.

Discussion Items

  1. Status of salary surveys
  2. Long-term staffing needs
  3. Professional service needs
Information
7.

Upcoming Personnel CommitteeTopics

a. Benefits Packages

b. Compensation increases due to inflationary adjusments

Information
8.

Adjourn

Information

Sept 23, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

a. Web Page Final Review

b. BWSR Presentation on Performance Review and Assistance Program (PRAP) Process and Schedule (Jennifer Mocol-Johnson)

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4. Public Hearing: Take comments on proposed 2023 Preliminary Budget and Levy  
5.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
6.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Approve minutes of the August 3, 2022 regular meeting of the BOM

  2. Approve minutes of the August 10, 2022 special meeting of the BOM

  3. Approve minutes of the August 11, 2022 continuation of the August 3, 2022 meeting of the BOM

Action
7.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for September 19, 2022 CAC meeting
Action
8.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-064 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept August Staff report
  3. Accept August engineer's report
  4. Accept August construction inspection report
  5. Approve permit application 2022-059 (EP 22-43-C) Dredging and Waterbody Crossing as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Adopt Resolution 2022-065 authorizing payment on Pay Application #5 for Pioneer Trail Wetland Restoration
  7. Adopt Resolution 2022-066 authorizing payment on Pay Applicaiton #5 for Middle Riley Creek Restoration
  8. Adopt Resolution 2022-067 authorizing payment on Pay Application #5 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Improvment project
  9. Adopt Resolution 2022-068 authorizing payment on Pay Application #7 for Bluff Creek Tributary Creek Restoration Project
  10. Adopt Resolution 22-075 Authorizing payment on Pay Application #4 for Duck Lake Subwatershed Project
  11. Adopt Resolution 22-069 Authorizing Administrator and Staff Forbes to make the updated RPBCWD webpage live and archive the existing webpage
Action
9.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept July treasurer's report
  3. Adopt Resolution 2022-070 to approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt Resolution 2022-071 Adopting the 2023 Budget and Levy and authorize the adminstrator to distribute
  5. Approve permit application 2022-061 Eliason Shoreline Maintenance after-the-fact permit as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Approve permit application 2022-063 Erhart Farm Waterbody Crossing after-the-fact permit as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Adopt resolution 2022-072 approving Communication Manager job description as recommended by the Personnel Committee
  8. Adopt resolution 2022-073 approving Natural Resources Coordinator job description as recommended by the Personnel Committee
  9. Hostile work investigation and resolution of censure
  10. Adopt Resolution 22-074 Approving Barr Task Order No. 40 to review and update internal load management plan for Lotus Lake
  11. Authorize Administrator to compile comments from Board of Managers for submittal to MAWD before 10/01/22 deadline.
Action
10.

Committee Report

  1. Personnel Committee Report
  2. Governance Committee Report

 

Information
11.

Discussion Items

  1. Human Resources Consultant
  2. Information Technology Consultant
  3. Open Meeting Law
  4. MN Data Practices Act MN Statute Chapters 13 and 103D.315
  5. File Organization and Online Access
  6. Status of 4M and US Bank Accounts
  7. US Bank NSF Issue
  8. Per diem payments
  9. Review of Administrator Jeffery (Closed Session)
  10. Communications
  11. District Organization
  12. District Policies
  13. 10-Year Plan Status Update
Information
12. Manager Reports Information
13. Administrative Reports Information
14.

Legal Counsel Reports

a. Spring Valley Friends, LLC v. RPBCWD Update (closed session)

Information
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. UofM Pond Study findings
  2. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan
  3. Contract Retainage
  4. Rules and Plan Review
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  1. Tree and Shrub Giveaway 10/7/22
  2. Cycle the Creek (Bluff) 10/9/22
  3. MN Water Resources Conference 10/18/22-10/19/22
  4. North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 11/14-11/17/22
  5. MAWD Annual Conference 11/30/22-12/3/22
Information

The governance committee elected not to conduct the Sept 16, 2022 meeting.

Sept 14, 2022  meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

a. Web Page Final Review

b. BWSR Presentation on Performance Review and Assistance Program (PRAP) Process and Schedule (Jennifer Mocol-Johnson)

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4. Public Hearing: Take comments on proposed 2023 Preliminary Budget and Levy  
5.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
6.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Approve minutes of the August 3, 2022 regular meeting of the BOM

  2. Approve minutes of the August 10, 2022 special meeting of the BOM

  3. Approve minutes of the August 11, 2022 continuation of the August 3, 2022 meeting of the BOM

Action
7.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for September 19, 2022 CAC meeting
Action
8.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-064 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept August Staff report
  3. Accept August engineer's report
  4. Accept August construction inspection report
  5. Approve permit application 2022-059 (EP 22-43-C) Dredging and Waterbody Crossing as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Adopt Resolution 2022-065 authorizing payment on Pay Application #5 for Pioneer Trail Wetland Restoration
  7. Adopt Resolution 2022-066 authorizing payment on Pay Applicaiton #5 for Middle Riley Creek Restoration
  8. Adopt Resolution 2022-067 authorizing payment on Pay Application #5 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Improvment project
  9. Adopt Resolution 2022-068 authorizing payment on Pay Application #7 for Bluff Creek Tributary Creek Restoration Project
  10. Adopt Resolution 22-075 Authorizing payment on Pay Application #4 for Duck Lake Subwatershed Project
  11. Adopt Resolution 22-069 Authorizing Administrator and Staff Forbes to make the updated RPBCWD webpage live and archive the existing webpage
Action
9.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept July treasurer's report
  3. Adopt Resolution 2022-070 to approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt Resolution 2022-071 Adopting the 2023 Budget and Levy and authorize the adminstrator to distribute
  5. Approve permit application 2022-061 Eliason Shoreline Maintenance after-the-fact permit as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Approve permit application 2022-063 Erhart Farm Waterbody Crossing after-the-fact permit as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Adopt resolution 2022-072 approving Communication Manager job description as recommended by the Personnel Committee
  8. Adopt resolution 2022-073 approving Natural Resources Coordinator job description as recommended by the Personnel Committee
  9. Hostile work investigation and resolution of censure
  10. Adopt Resolution 22-074 Approving Barr Task Order No. 40 to review and update internal load management plan for Lotus Lake
  11. Authorize Administrator to compile comments from Board of Managers for submittal to MAWD before 10/01/22 deadline.
Action
10.

Committee Report

  1. Personnel Committee Report
  2. Governance Committee Report

 

Information
11.

Discussion Items

  1. Human Resources Consultant
  2. Information Technology Consultant
  3. Open Meeting Law
  4. MN Data Practices Act MN Statute Chapters 13 and 103D.315
  5. File Organization and Online Access
  6. Status of 4M and US Bank Accounts
  7. US Bank NSF Issue
  8. Per diem payments
  9. Review of Administrator Jeffery (Closed Session)
  10. Communications
  11. District Organization
  12. District Policies
  13. 10-Year Plan Status Update
Information
12. Manager Reports Information
13. Administrative Reports Information
14.

Legal Counsel Reports

a. Spring Valley Friends, LLC v. RPBCWD Update (closed session)

Information
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. UofM Pond Study findings
  2. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan
  3. Contract Retainage
  4. Rules and Plan Review
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  1. Tree and Shrub Giveaway 10/7/22
  2. Cycle the Creek (Bluff) 10/9/22
  3. MN Water Resources Conference 10/18/22-10/19/22
  4. North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 11/14-11/17/22
  5. MAWD Annual Conference 11/30/22-12/3/22
Information

Aug 19, 2022- meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

1:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Personnel Committee

Action
2. Approval of the agenda Action
3. Accept minutes from July 29, 2022 Personnel Committee Meeting  
4.

Old Business

Action
5.

New Business

  1. Approval of District Administrator Draft Workplan
  2. Approve Communication Manager job description
  3. Approve Natural Resources Coordinator job description
  4. Seasonal Employees/Office Administration Assistant
  5. Approval of Revised Organization Chart
Action
6.

Discussion Items

  1. Schedule of Meetings
  2. By-laws
  3. Member Items
Information
7.

Upcoming Personnel CommitteeTopics

Information
8.

Adjourn

Information

August 11, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- Draft budget

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4. Public Hearing: Bluff Creek Reach 5 Ecological Enhancement Plan  
5.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
6.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Approve minutes of the July 13, 2022 regular meeting of the BOM

Action
7.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for August 14, 2022 CAC meeting
Action
8.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-057 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept July Staff report
  3. Accept July engineer's report
  4. Accept July construction inspection report
  5. Approve permit application 2022-046 Dakota Retail as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Adopt Resolution 2022-058 authorizing payment on Pay Application #4 for Pioneer Trail Wetland Restoration
  7. Adopt Resolution 2022-059 authorizing payment on Pay Applicaiton #4 for Middle Riley Creek Restoration
  8. Adopt Resolution 2022-060 authorzing payment on Pay Application #4 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Improvment project
Action
9.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept June treasurer's report
  3. Adopt Resolution 2022-061 to approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt Resolution 2022-063 for additional budget for Task Order 29B for Barr Engineering to cover additional costst associated with construction administration of Middle Riley Creek Stabilization project
  5. Approve Permit 2022-058 Moments of Chanhassen as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Adopt resolution 2022-062 authorizing Administrator to send resolutions to MAWD for consideration at annual meeting
  7. 2021 Audit- payment of interest
  8. 2022 Audit
    1. Auditor recommendations re procedures
    2. Duck Lake Cooperative
  9. Consider adding resolution for adjusting the max per diem to inflation starting in year $125 approved; BWSR to set annually rounded to the nearest dollar
  10. MAWD Award Recommendations
  11. Lotus Lake Violations status report
Action
10.

Committee Report

  1. Personnel Committee Report
    1. Compensation packages and staff organization adjustments
  2. Governance Committee Report

 

Information
11.

Discussion Items

Information
12. Manager Reports Information
13. Administrative Reports Information
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. UofM Pond Study findings
  2. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  1. TAC Meeting August 18, 2022
  2. MAWD Summer Tour August 23-25, 2022
Information

August 10, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers will conduct a special meeting Wednesday, August 10th at 7:00 pm for the purpose of receiving and discussing the report by Kennedy and Graven relating to the hostile workplace investigation. Please note this will be a closed session discussion.

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the August 10th special meeting by web-based video conference.

August 3, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- Draft budget

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4. Public Hearing: Bluff Creek Reach 5 Ecological Enhancement Plan  
5.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
6.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Approve minutes of the July 13, 2022 regular meeting of the BOM

Action
7.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for August 14, 2022 CAC meeting
Action
8.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-057 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept July Staff report
  3. Accept July engineer's report
  4. Accept July construction inspection report
  5. Approve permit application 2022-046 Dakota Retail as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Adopt Resolution 2022-058 authorizing payment on Pay Application #4 for Pioneer Trail Wetland Restoration
  7. Adopt Resolution 2022-059 authorizing payment on Pay Applicaiton #4 for Middle Riley Creek Restoration
  8. Adopt Resolution 2022-060 authorzing payment on Pay Application #4 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Improvment project
Action
9.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept June treasurer's report
  3. Adopt Resolution 2022-061 to approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt Resolution 2022-063 for additional budget for Task Order 29B for Barr Engineering to cover additional costst associated with construction administration of Middle Riley Creek Stabilization project
  5. Approve Permit 2022-058 Moments of Chanhassen as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Adopt resolution 2022-062 authorizing Administrator to send resolutions to MAWD for consideration at annual meeting
  7. 2021 Audit- payment of interest
  8. 2022 Audit
    1. Auditor recommendations re procedures
    2. Duck Lake Cooperative
  9. Consider adding resolution for adjusting the max per diem to inflation starting in year $125 approved; BWSR to set annually rounded to the nearest dollar
  10. MAWD Award Recommendations
  11. Lotus Lake Violations status report
Action
10.

Committee Report

  1. Personnel Committee Report
    1. Compensation packages and staff organization adjustments
  2. Governance Committee Report

 

Information
11.

Discussion Items

Information
12. Manager Reports Information
13. Administrative Reports Information
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. UofM Pond Study findings
  2. Hennepin County- Climate Action Plan
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  1. TAC Meeting August 18, 2022
  2. MAWD Summer Tour August 23-25, 2022
Information

July 29, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' personnel committee will conduct a special meeting Friday, July 29th at 1:00pm. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the July 29, 2022 personnel committee meeting by web-based video conference.

The purpose for the personnel committee meeting is to discuss how to maximize staff capacity through work plans and job description updates.

Jul 13, 2022 meeting minutes

 

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

a. Preliminary Draft Budget

b. CAC/BOM Communications

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action

3.

4.

Managers Oath of Office

Approval of the agenda

Action
5.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
6.

Reading and approval of minutes

a. Approve minutes of the June 1, 2022 regular meeting of the BOM

b. Approve minutes of the June 2, 2022 special meeting w/ June 8, 2022 continuance

Action
7.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for July 18 CAC meeting
Action
8.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Adopt Resolution 22-051 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept June staff report
  3. Accept June engineer's report
  4. Accept June construction inspection report
  5. Approve Permit 2021-062 the Ellie development as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Approve Permit 2022-010 Suite Living of Eden Prairie as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Approve modification or Permit 2022-017 Oak Point Elementary Access Revision as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  8. Approve Modification for Permit 2022-026 Chapel Hill
  9. Approve Permit 2022-039 Taco Bell redevelopment as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit report
  10. Approve Permit 2022-044 Staring Lake Corporate Center as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit report
  11. Approve Permit 2022-051 Awes Shoreline Restoration as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit report
  12. Adopt Resolution 2022-052 Authorizing payment on Pay Application #3 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Improvment Project
Action
9.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept May treasurer's report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt resolution 2022-053 awarding Silver Lake Water Quality project restoration to Prairie Restoration, Inc
  5. Adopt resolution 2022-054 authorizing Task Order 39 for Barr Engineering to conduct the Preliminary Engineering Study for the Lotus Lake Watershed Water Quality Improvement Project
  6. Adopt resolution 2022-055 accepting Upper Bluff Creek Feasibility Study and call a public hearing at the August 3, 2022 regular meeting of the Board of Managers to order design
  7. Schedule special meeting of the Board of Managers concerning hostile workplace environment
  8. Adopt resolution 2022-056 authorizing change order and amendment of cooperative agreement with Bear Path Golf and Country Club
  9. Authorize legal counsel and staff to prepare resolutions to be submitted and considered by MAWD
Action
10.

Committee Reports

a. Personnel Committee Report

b. Governance Committee Report

Information
11.

Discussion Items

  1. Scheduled improvements of Dell Rd and opportunites
  2. Scheduled improvements of Galpin Ave
  3. Spring Valley Friends litigation (closed session)
Information
12. Manager Reports  
13.

Administrative Reports

a. Regulatory Program

 
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. MAWD Delegates
  2. MAWD Resolutions
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  • TAC Meeting August 18, 2022
  • MAWD Summer Tour August 23-25, 2022
  • MAWD Annual Conference 11/30-12/3/22
Information

Jun 28, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers will conduct a special meeting Tuesday, June 28th at 1:00 pm for the purpose of accepting the 2021 financial report and authorizing its distribution to agencies.

 Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the June 28, 2022 special meeting by web-based video conference

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' audit and finance committee will be meeting Friday, June 10th at 8:30 am. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the June 10th audit and finance committee meeting by web-based video conference.

The agenda will include an update from Abdo regarding the financial audit status.

Jun 8, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers will conduct a special meeting on Thursday, June 2nd at 9:00 am for the purpose of deliberating and announcing the selection of a final candidate to offer the position of District Administrator. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the June 2, 2022 special meeting via web-based video conference.

Jun 2, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers will conduct a special meeting on Thursday, June 2nd at 9:00 am for the purpose of deliberating and announcing the selection of a final candidate to offer the position of District Administrator. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the June 2, 2022 special meeting via web-based video conference.

Jun 1, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- Project Prioritization

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4. Public Hearing: Award of $25,722.50 Water Conservation Grant to Bloomington Public Works  
5.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
6.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Approve minutes of May 4, 2022 regular meeting

  2. Approve minutes of May 11, 2022 special meeting

  3. Approve minutes of May 12, 2022 continuation of special meeting

Action
7.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for June 20 CAC meeting
Action
8.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Approve Resolution 22-043 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept May Staff report
  3. Accept May engineer's report
  4. Accept May construction inspection report
  5. Approve permit 2021-084 Chick-fil-A Site Improvements as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Approve modification for permit 2021-085 Park Drive Storage as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Approve permit 2022-007 Lake Lucy Lot Split as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  8. Approve permit 2022-017 Oak Point Elementary Access Revision as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  9. Adopt Resolution 22-044 revising meeting schedule moving the July Regular Meeting of the board of managers and the July Work Session to July 13, 2022
  10. Adopt Resolution 22-045 to include Juneteenth in paid federal holdiays off
  11. Adopt Resolution 22-046 to enter into a cost-share agreement with the Preserve for a habitat restoration project
  12. Adopt Resolution 22-047 to enter into a cost-share agreement with the Northmark Homeowners Association 
  13. Adopt Resolution 22-048 to approve Water Conservation Cost-Share with Bloomington Public Works
  14. Cunningham 2nd Addition request for Finanical Assurance reduction
Action
9.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept April treasurer's report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Consideration of proposed resolution language for probable violations
Action
10.

Committee Report

  1. Personnel Committee Report
  2. Governance Committee Report

 

Information
11.

Discussion Items

Information
12. Manager Reports Information
13. Administrative Reports Information
14.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Special Board Meeting June 2, 2022- Administrator Search
  2. Joint Meeting with CAC/Preliminary budget WS July 11, 2022
Information
15.

Upcoming Events

  1. Special Board Meeting, June 2, 2022
  2. TAC Meeting June 16, 2022
  3. MAWD Summer Tour June 22, 2022
Information

May 31, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers will conduct a special meeting Tuesday, May 31st beginning at 1:00 pm for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the District Administrator position. Due to the unique nature of the meeting, the RPBCWD board of managers have elected to hold the May 31st special meeting in-person at the RPBCWD office and stream the meeting live on Zoom. Members of the public wishing to join the meeting may do so in-person or via Zoom.

 

May 12, 2022 meeting minutes

The purpose for the special meeting is to discuss candidates for position of District Administrator and consider two laid over from the May 4th regular meeting-- adoption of Resolution 22-038 to authorize administrator to facilitate staff entry into the Minnesota State Retirement System and adoption of Resolution 22-039 to enter an agreement with Houston Engineering to develop a grant database system and other ancillary services and authorize administrator to sign.

May 11 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers will conduct a special meeting Wednesday, May 11th at 2:00 pm. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the May 11, 2022 special meeting by web-based video conference.


The purpose for the special meeting is to discuss candidates for position of District Administrator and consider two laid over from the May 4th regular meeting-- adoption of Resolution 22-038 to authorize administrator to facilitate staff entry into the Minnesota State Retirement System and adoption of Resolution 22-039 to enter an agreement with Houston Engineering to develop a grant database system and other ancillary services and authorize administrator to sign.

May 4, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- Regulatory Program

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

 

  1. Approve minutes for April 6, 2022 regular meeting

Action
6.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for April 18 CAC meeting
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Approve Resolution 22-037 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept April Staff report
  3. Accept April engineer's report
  4. Accept April construction inspection report
  5. Approve permit 2021-078 Mattson Shoreline as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  6. Approve permit 2022-005 Cunningham 2nd edition as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Approve permit 2021-026 Chapel Hill Expansion as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  8. Adopt Resolution 22-038 to grant Administrator authority to facilitate staff entry into Minnesota State Retirement System retirement plans
  9. Adopt Resolution 22-039 to enter into agreement with Houston Engineering to develop MS4Front Grant Database application and other ancillary services and authorize Administrator to sign
  10. Approve entering into a cost-share agreement for $6,008 for removal of invasive species and restoration native plant community and 3 years of professional maintenance for shoreline restoration (parcel 1)
  11. Approve entering into a cost-share agreement for $6,008 for removal of invasive species and restoration native plant community and 3 years of professional maintenance for shoreline restoration (parcel 2)
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Items moved from consent agenda
  2. Accept March treasurer's report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Adopt Resolution 22-040 to enter into cost-share agreement for $16,250 with Lake Riley Woods HOA for installation and three years of professional maintenance of a native shoreline buffer
  5. Re-consider variance from Rule B regarding floodplain compensatory storage for permit application 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods
  6. Re-consider permit application 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Consider variance for Permit 2021-079 Tonka-Woodcraft Street Reconstruction related to minimum buffer width
  8. Approve permit 2021-079 Tonka-Woodcraft Street Reconstruction as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  9. Approve modification for Permit 2018-016 Avienda as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  10. Adopt Resolution 22-041 to enter into an agreement with Peterson Companies and authorize Administrator to execute agreement with advice of counsel
  11. Workplace investigation update (closed session)
Action
9.

Informational Items

Information
10.

Discussion Items

  1. Attorney report
  2. Engineer report
  3. Administator report
    1. Board room furniture
    2. St Hubert education partnership
    3. Greencorps appointment
    4. Non-compliance status
    5. Consider letter of recommendation to LGU to address wakeboat impacts
    6. Audit update
  4. Manager report
    1. RPBCWD fiscal policies (LK)
    2. Hiring process for District Administrator (LK)
    3. Open Meeting Law (LK)
    4. Discuss adoption of agenda protocol
  5. Personnel Committee Report
  6. Governance Committee Report
    1. April 8th Meeting Summary
Information
11.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Special Board Meeting May 11, 2022- Administrator Search
  2. Special Board Meeting May 31, 2022- Administrator Search
  3. Project Prioritization Metric Workshop- June 1, 2022
  4. Joint meeting with CAC/Preliminiary budget WS July 6, 2022
Information
12.

Upcoming Events

  • May 11th 2022, Special Board Meeting
  • May 31st, 2022, Special Board Meeting
  • June 1, 2022 Workshop and Regular Meeting
  • June 2, 2022 Special Board Meeting
  • June 16, 2022 TAC Meeting
  • June 22, 2022 MAWD Summer Tour
Information

May 2, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' personnel committee will be meeting Monday, May 2nd at 2:00 pm. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the May 2nd 2022 personnel committee meeting by web-based video conference. The purpose for the personnel committee meeting is to discuss organizational structure and workflow. 

Apr 18, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- CANCELED

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

 

  1. Approve minutes for March 2, 2022 regular meeting

  2. Approve minutes for March 17, 2022 special meeting with March 24, 2022 continuation

  3. Accept minutes from March 4, 2022 Governance Committee meeting

  4. Accept minutes for March 24, 2022 Personnel Committee meeting

Action
6.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for April 18 CAC meeting
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Approve Resolution 22-023 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept March Staff report
  3. Accept March engineer's report
  4. Accept March construction inspection report
  5. Approve payment of Chloride Reduction grant reimbursement to Eden Prairie Schools
  6. Approve permit 2021-085 7851 Park Drive storage expansion as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Approve permit 2022-002 New Vantage/Momentum Building as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  8. Approve continued financial assistance of Carver County and Eden Prairie AIS inspection programs
  9. Authorize distribution of 2021 Annual Report
  10. Summary of March 24th Personnel Committee
  11. Approval of Governance Committee regular meeting schedule
  12. Approval of Resolution 22-032 authorizing a cooperative agreement for the Lower MN River Chloride Initiative
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Items removed from consent agenda
  2. Accept February treasurer's report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Approve Resolution 22-024 to approve approach to gathering feedback on the Governance Manual
  5. Approve Resolution 22-025 to authorize Administrator to enter agreeement with Carver County Soil and Water Conservation District for technical services
  6. Approve Resoultion 22-26 to authorize Administrator to enter agreement with University of Minnesota for assessment and analysis of aquatic vegetation
  7. Approve Resolution 22-27 to authorize Administrator to enter agreement/s with PLM for Staring Lake fluridone treatement
  8. Approve Resolution 22-028 to authorize Administrator to enter agreements with PLM for lake vegetation management
  9. Approve Resolution 22-031 Greene Espel PLLP request for the Board approval for retention of Barr
  10. Approve Resolution 22-29 for fund transfers to reconcile 2021 budget
  11. Consider variance request for Permit 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as related to waterbody crossing used for wetland restoration
  12. Consider exception request for Permit 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as related to floodplain compensatory storage
  13. Approve Permit 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  14. Approve Groundwater Conservation grant reimbursement distribution in the amount of $25,722.56 to Bloomington Public Works
  15. Approve Resolution 22-030 authorizing staff and engineer to engage the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in review of Duck Lake outlet elevation decision
  16. Accept summary of March 24 closed session of the Board of Managers
  17. Preliminary consideration of hostile work environment allegation (closed session)
  18. Authorization to retain firm for hostile work environment investigation
Action
9.

Informational Items

Information
10.

Discussion Items

  1. Attorney report
  2. Engineer report
  3. Administator report
    1. Meeting format
    2. Draft report card
  4. Manager report
  5. Personnel Committee Report
  6. Governance Committee Report
    1. March 4 Meeting Summary
Information
11.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Regulatory program workshop May 4, 2022
  2. Project priorization metric workshop June 1, 2022
  3. Joint meeting with CAC/Preliminary Budget WS July 6, 2022
Information
12.

Upcoming Events

  • April 8th Governance Committee Meeting
  • April 12th Shallow Lakes Webinar
  • April 18th CAC Meeting
  • May 4th -Workshop and Regular Board Meeting
Information

April 6, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- CANCELED

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

 

  1. Approve minutes for March 2, 2022 regular meeting

  2. Approve minutes for March 17, 2022 special meeting with March 24, 2022 continuation

  3. Accept minutes from March 4, 2022 Governance Committee meeting

  4. Accept minutes for March 24, 2022 Personnel Committee meeting

Action
6.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for April 18 CAC meeting
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Approve Resolution 22-023 to approve consent agenda
  2. Accept March Staff report
  3. Accept March engineer's report
  4. Accept March construction inspection report
  5. Approve payment of Chloride Reduction grant reimbursement to Eden Prairie Schools
  6. Approve permit 2021-085 7851 Park Drive storage expansion as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  7. Approve permit 2022-002 New Vantage/Momentum Building as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  8. Approve continued financial assistance of Carver County and Eden Prairie AIS inspection programs
  9. Authorize distribution of 2021 Annual Report
  10. Summary of March 24th Personnel Committee
  11. Approval of Governance Committee regular meeting schedule
  12. Approval of Resolution 22-032 authorizing a cooperative agreement for the Lower MN River Chloride Initiative
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Items removed from consent agenda
  2. Accept February treasurer's report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Approve Resolution 22-024 to approve approach to gathering feedback on the Governance Manual
  5. Approve Resolution 22-025 to authorize Administrator to enter agreeement with Carver County Soil and Water Conservation District for technical services
  6. Approve Resoultion 22-26 to authorize Administrator to enter agreement with University of Minnesota for assessment and analysis of aquatic vegetation
  7. Approve Resolution 22-27 to authorize Administrator to enter agreement/s with PLM for Staring Lake fluridone treatement
  8. Approve Resolution 22-028 to authorize Administrator to enter agreements with PLM for lake vegetation management
  9. Approve Resolution 22-031 Greene Espel PLLP request for the Board approval for retention of Barr
  10. Approve Resolution 22-29 for fund transfers to reconcile 2021 budget
  11. Consider variance request for Permit 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as related to waterbody crossing used for wetland restoration
  12. Consider exception request for Permit 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as related to floodplain compensatory storage
  13. Approve Permit 2021-063 Reserve at Autumn Woods as presented in the proposed board action section of the permit review report
  14. Approve Groundwater Conservation grant reimbursement distribution in the amount of $25,722.56 to Bloomington Public Works
  15. Approve Resolution 22-030 authorizing staff and engineer to engage the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in review of Duck Lake outlet elevation decision
  16. Accept summary of March 24 closed session of the Board of Managers
  17. Preliminary consideration of hostile work environment allegation (closed session)
  18. Authorization to retain firm for hostile work environment investigation
Action
9.

Informational Items

Information
10.

Discussion Items

  1. Attorney report
  2. Engineer report
  3. Administator report
    1. Meeting format
    2. Draft report card
  4. Manager report
  5. Personnel Committee Report
  6. Governance Committee Report
    1. March 4 Meeting Summary
Information
11.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Regulatory program workshop May 4, 2022
  2. Project priorization metric workshop June 1, 2022
  3. Joint meeting with CAC/Preliminary Budget WS July 6, 2022
Information
12.

Upcoming Events

  • April 8th Governance Committee Meeting
  • April 12th Shallow Lakes Webinar
  • April 18th CAC Meeting
  • May 4th -Workshop and Regular Board Meeting
Information

 

Mar 24, 2022- meeting minutes

The purpose for the special meeting is as follows:

1. Authorize Interim Administrator to enter into agreement with PLM Lake and Land Management Corporation for fluridone herbicide treatment on Staring Lake

2. Approve District Administrator position profile

3. Interim Administrator Performance Evaluation (closed session)

March 24, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' personnel committee will be meeting Thursday, March 24 at 9:00 am CST. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the March 24, 2022 personnel committee meeting by web-based video conference.

The purpose for the personnel committee meeting is as follows:

  1. Discussion of deferred compensation and health care savings plans available to RPBCWD staff through the Minnesota State Retirement System

Mar 17, 2022 meeting minutes

The purpose for the special meeting is as follows:

1. Authorize Interim Administrator to enter into agreement with PLM Lake and Land Management Corporation for fluridone herbicide treatment on Staring Lake

2. Approve District Administrator position profile

3. Interim Administrator Performance Evaluation (closed session)

March 4, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' governance committee will be meeting Friday, March 4 at 9:00 am CST. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the March 4, 2022 governance committee meeting by web-based video conference.

The agenda for the governance committee meeting is as follows:

  1. Discussion of October 2020 governance manual and any issues surrounding its adoption
  2. Consideration of what platform might be best to solicit, review, and compile feedback throughout the revision process
  3. Consider for approval a letter to solicit input from staff, managers, consultants, and the public
  4. Consider schedule of regular meetings
  5. Begin review of proposed changes to October 2020 governance manual

Mar 2, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session- CANCELED

Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Board of Managers Regular Meeting, February 2, 2022 and meeting continuance on February 9, 2022
Action
6.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for March 21 CAC meeting
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Approve Resolution 22-018 confirming transfer of day-to-day banking from Old National to US Bank
  2. Approve Resolution 22-019 in support of Minnesota GreenCorps Member
  3. Approve payment application #3 for Pioneer Wetland Restoration Project
  4. Approve Permit 2021-061 Purgatory Creek 2nd Addition as presented in the proposed action section of the permit review report
  5. Approve Permit 2021-089 Nor-Son Development as presented in the proposed board section of the permit review report.
  6. Approve Task Order 6i for Barr Engineering assistance with 2022 WOMP Station Monitoring
  7. Adopt Resolution 22-020 Request Vacant Board Position be Filled
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Closed session- Interim Administrator Peformance
  2. Approve Resolution 22-021 Temporary Administrator Extension
  3. Pulled consent items
  4. Accept January Staff Report
  5. Accept February Staff Report
  6. Accept February Engineer's Report
  7. Accept February Construction Inspection Report
  8. Accept memo on status of work without permits
  9. Accept January Treasuer's Report
  10. Approve paying of the bills
  11. Approve final reconciliation of 2021 budget
  12. Approve Resolution 22-022 grant agreement with the City of Chanhassen for a Groundwater Conservation Grant and Authorize President to execute agreement
Action
9.

Informational Items

Information
10.

Discussion Items

  1. DDA Human Resources Inc- Administrator search update
  2. University of Minnesota Aquatic Vegetation Management proposal
  3. 2022 AIS monitoring partnerships
  4. 2021 Annual Report status
  5. Attorney report
    1. Closed session- Spring Valley Friends v RPBCWD Litigation
  6. Engineer report
  7. Administator report
    1. Email forwarding
    2. Meeting minute development
  8. Manager report
    1. Upcoming data practices office training
  9. Personnel Committee Report
    1. February 16 Meeting Summary
  10. Governance Committee Report
    1. February 11 Meeting Summary
Information
11.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Duck Lake Outlet Elevation
  2. 2021 Scoresheet
  3. Permit Fee Schedule
  4. Potential regulatory revision workshop
Information
12.

Upcoming Events

  • March 4 Governance Committee Meeting
  • March 16th and 17th MAWD Legislative Event
  • March 21st CAC Meeting
  • April 6th - Board Meeting
Information

 

 

February 16, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' personnel committee will be meeting Wednesday, February 16 at 2:30 pm CST. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the February 16, 2022 personnel committee meeting by web-based video conference.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the preliminary timeline for recruitment of a permanent District Administrator and to compile information about what is required for next steps in the recruiting process.

Feburary 11, 2022 meeting minutes

Please take notice that the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' governance committee will be meeting Friday, February 11 at 9:30 am CST. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021, RPBCWD will conduct the February 11, 2022 governance committee meeting by web-based video conference.

The purpose for the governance committee meeting is as follows:

  • Introduce current governance manual
  • Consider framework for solicitation of feedback from staff, legal, and other managers for later review

Feb 9, 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

  1. Water Resources Report - Josh Maxwell
  2. Website Refresth Update - Liz Forbes
Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Board of Managers Regular Meeting, January 5, 2022
Action
6.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for February 21 CAC meeting
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Accept January Staff Report
  2. Accept January Engineer's Report
  3. Accept January Construction Inspection Report
  4. Approve payment application #2 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Projects
  5. Approve payment application #3 for MIddle Riley Creek Restoration
  6. Approve Permit 2021-082 Mister Car Wash-Minnetonka as presented in the proposed board action section fo the permit review report.
  7. Approve grant agreement with Eden Prairie Schools for a Chloride Reduction Grant funded by the Lower Minnesota Collaborative.
  8. Approve grant agreement with the City of Chanhassen for a Groundwater Conservation Grant.
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Pulled consent items
  2. Accept December Treasuer's Report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Accept 2021 Scoresheet
  5. Approve final reconciliation of 2021 budget
  6. Approve fee schedule
  7. Lotus Lake Violations Report
Action
9.

Informational Items

  1. Duck Lake Outlet Elevation
Information
10.

Discussion Items

  1. Attorney report
  2. Engineer report
  3. Administator report
  4. Manager report
  5. Governance Committee Report
Information
11.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1.  
Information
12.

Upcoming Events

  • February 21st - CAC Meeting
  • March 2nd - Board meeting
Information

Feb 2, 2002 meeting minutes

 

DRAFT Agenda

1.

5:00 pm Work Session

  1. Water Resources Report - Josh Maxwell
  2. Website Refresth Update - Liz Forbes
Work Session
2.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
3. Approval of the agenda Action
4.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
5.

Reading and approval of minutes

  1. Board of Managers Regular Meeting, January 5, 2022
Action
6.

Citizen Advisory Committee

  1. Report and CAC minutes
  2. Confirm Board representative for February 21 CAC meeting
Action
7.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Accept January Staff Report
  2. Accept January Engineer's Report
  3. Accept January Construction Inspection Report
  4. Approve payment application #2 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Projects
  5. Approve payment application #3 for MIddle Riley Creek Restoration
  6. Approve Permit 2021-082 Mister Car Wash-Minnetonka as presented in the proposed board action section fo the permit review report.
  7. Approve grant agreement with Eden Prairie Schools for a Chloride Reduction Grant funded by the Lower Minnesota Collaborative.
  8. Approve grant agreement with the City of Chanhassen for a Groundwater Conservation Grant.
Action
8.

Action Items

  1. Pulled consent items
  2. Accept December Treasuer's Report
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Accept 2021 Scoresheet
  5. Approve final reconciliation of 2021 budget
  6. Approve fee schedule
  7. Lotus Lake Violations Report
Action
9.

Informational Items

  1. Duck Lake Outlet Elevation
Information
10.

Discussion Items

  1. Attorney report
  2. Engineer report
  3. Administator report
  4. Manager report
  5. Governance Committee Report
Information
11.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1.  
Information
12.

Upcoming Events

  • February 21st - CAC Meeting
  • March 2nd - Board meeting
Information

 

 

 

CANCELLED

The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' governance committee will be meeting Monday, January 31, beginning at 9:00 am CST. The agenda for the meeting will include:

  • Review of status of District governance documents, policies and procedures.
  • Solicitation of input from staff, public, legal, managers and other constituents
  • Consider schedule of regular meetings.

Jan 5 2022 meeting minutes

DRAFT Agenda

1.

7:00 pm Call to Order Meeting of the Board of Managers

Action
2. Approval of the agenda Action
3.

Matters of public interest

Welcome to the Board Meeting. Anyone may address the Board on any matter of interest in the watershed. Speakers will be acknowledged by the President; please come to the podium, state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to no more than three minutes. Additional comments may be submitted in writing. Generally, the Board of Managers will not take official action on items discussed at this time but may refer the matter to staff for a future report or direct that the matter be scheduled on a future agenda.

Information
4.

Reading and approval of minutes

a. Board of Managers Regular Meeting, December 8, 2021 and December 15, 2021 continuance

Action
5.

Citizen Advisory Committee

a. Report

b. Confirm January 24, 2022, Board CAC representative

Action
6.

Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is considered one item of business. It consists of routing administrative items or items where discussion isn't essential to understanding. Any manager may remove an item from the consent agenda for action.

  1. Accept December Staff Report
  2. Accept December Engineer's Report
  3. Accept December Construction Inspection Report
  4. Approve payment application #1 for Rice Marsh Lake Water Quality Project
  5. Approve payment application #2 for Pioneer Wetland Restoration
  6. Approve payment application #2 for MIddle Riley Creek Restoration
Action
7.

Action Items

  1. Pulled consent items
  2. Accept November Treasurer’s Report 
  3. Approve paying of the bills
  4. Approve schedule of regular meetings of the board for 2022
  5. Election of Officers
    1. President
    2. Vice President
    3. Treasurer
    4. Secretary
  6. Designation of official newspapers for publication of notices
  7. Affirm Smith Partners PLLP as depository for performance bonds and letters of credit
  8. Designate U.S. Bank as official depository for cash escrows
  9. Approve signees for banking
  10. Review insurance needs and current coverage
  11. Appoint members of CAC
  12. Designate TAC members
  13. Standing committees
  14. Review of District fee and permit security schedules
  15. Review of governance manual
  16. Order the Upper Riley Creek Ecological Enhancement Project.
  17. Approve Task 032B for the Design, Permitting, and Agreement Assistance for the Upper Riley Creek Ecological Enhancement Project.
  18. Approve Amendment to Task Order 036A for Bluff Creek Reach 5 Feasibility study to include subwatershed assessment
  19. Authorize administrator to create an internal calendar of significant deadlines and other matters.
Action
8.

Discussion Items

  1. Attorney report
  2. Engineer report
  3. Administator report
    1. Draft timeline for rule review
  4. Manager report
  5. Human Reource Consultant Update
Action
9.

Upcoming Board Topics

  1. Annual Water Quality Report
  2. Scoresheet
Information
10.

Upcoming Events

  • January 24 CAC meeting
  • February 2 Board Meeting
  • February 2 Workshop
Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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