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Audit & Finance Committee

The Audit & Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Managers and consists of two managers with support from the district administrator and office administrator.

The committee reviews finances and accounting practices for the District and makes recommendations to the Board of Managers. All meetings of the committee are noticed and open to the public as required by the Open Meeting Law.

Virtual Meeting Notice

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 + Minutes

Audit & Finance Committee meeting agendas, minutes and other materials are included below and can also be found in the general library.

February 12, 2024 Audit and Finance Special Meeting

The Audit and Finance Committee will meet on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held in-person at the RPBCWD office, located at 18681 Lake Drive E in Chanhassen.

The meeting's agenda includes:

  • Reading and approval of minutes of last meeting
  • Review and edit of financial policies
  • Adjust Administrator's discretionary spending limit
  • Workflow- Monthly financials
  • Treasurer's report format
  • E-signature for checks
  • Member reports

Meeting materials to be posted here when available.

March 13, 2024 March Special Meeting

The Audit and Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held in-person at the RPBCWD office, located at 18681 Lake Drive E in Chanhassen.

The meeting's agenda includes:

  • Administrator discretionary spending limits
  • Governance Manual - Review of financial policies
  • Calendar of meetings

April 29, 2024 Special Joint Committee Meeting

The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers' audit and finance and governance committees will conduct a special joint meeting April 29th at 1:30pm at the RPBCWD office: 18681 Lake Dr E, Chanhassen MN 55317.

The agenda for the joint committee meeting is as follows:

 

RPBCWD will conduct its April 29, 2024, joint committee meeting at 18681 Lake Drive East in Chanhassen, MN beginning at 1:30pm. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §13D.021, subdivision 1, and a declaration by the Board President, this meeting is to be held in person and public while recognizing that a Manager may, based on advice from a healthcare professional, have a legitimate reason for not attending a meeting in a public place in person, such as COVID-19 exposure or infection, and in such circumstances may participate in the meeting remotely. Members of the public may participate in person or remotely by accessing the Virtual Meeting with the following link: 

Microsoft Teams
Join the meeting now

Meeting ID: 273 504 940 57

Passcode: BK6c2H

February 13, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Special Meeting

March 16, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Special Meeting

  • March 16, 2023 1:00 pm
  • The purpose of the March 16th audit and finance special meeting is to meet with the district accountants to discuss:
    • Current fund balance reporting practices and formats
    • Per diem payments
    • Electronic checks
  • Join Virtual Meeting Here

May 23, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Special Meeting

June 6, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

June 13, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee special meeting

July 11, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

August 1, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

September 12, 2023 Audit and Finance Commitee Meeting

October 3, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

October 31, 2023 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

December 12, 2023 CANCELED--Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

  • December 12, 2023 2:00pm
  • 18681 Lake Dr E, Chanhassen MN 55317
  • Meeting materials to be posted here
  • For those wishing to join virtually, follow the below link:

June 10, 2022 Audit and Finance Special Meeting

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.

Audit & Finance Committee Members

Jill Crafton, Treasurer

Tom Duevel, Secretary

 

Staff Liaison

Terry Jeffery, District Administrator

Amy Bakkum, Office Administrator

Everyone is welcome to attend! 

Audit and Finance Committee meetings are scheduled as needed. Meetings are posted on the RPBCWD calendar under the "Board Meeting" calendar category.

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Relevant Links

 

Minnesota Watersheds (Previously MAWD)

Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources (BWSR)

 

Minnesota Statute - Chapter 103D: Watershed District