Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. in the Council Conference Room at Golden Valley City Hall.

Most meeting materials are available in one document FULL PACKET. But it does not include the invoices (Item 4C); the complete plans for 6A; the local water management plans in 6F and 6G; nor the "information only" items in Section 8. The meeting materials are also available below as PDFs of the individual agenda items:


2. CITIZEN FORUM ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - Citizens may address the Commission about any item not on the agenda. A maximum of 15 minutes is allowed for the Forum. If the full 15 minutes are not needed for the Forum, the Commission will continue with the agenda. The Commission will take no official action on the items discussed at the Forum, with the exception of referral to staff or a Committee for a recommendation to be brought back to the Commission for discussion/action.



A. Approval of Minutes - January 17, 2019 Commission Meeting

B. Acceptance of Financial Reports

i.January 2019 Financial Report (Year End)

ii. February 2019 Financial Report

C. Approval of Payment of Invoices

i. Keystone Waters, LLC - January 2019 Administrator Services

ii. Keystone Waters, LLC - January 2019 Expenses

iii. Barr Engineering - January 2019 Engineering Services

iv. Triple D Espresso - February 2019 Meeting Refreshments

v. Wenck - January 2019 WOMP Monitoring

vi. Lawn Chair Gardener - January 2019 Administrative

vii. Kennedy & Graven - December 2018 & January 2019 Legal Services

viii. Metro Blooms – Harrison Neighborhood Project Clean Water Fund Grant Reimbursement

ix. HDR – Website Hosting and Assistance

x. State Register – Publication of Consultant Proposal Solicitation

xi. Minnesota Assoc. of Watershed Districts – 2019 Member Dues

xii. Shingle Creek WMO – West Metro Water Alliance 2019 Contribution

D. Approval of Resolution 19-03 Designating Depositories for BCWMC Funds

E. Approval to Designate Finance and Commerce as the Official News Publication of the BCWMC

F. Approval of Agreement with Three Rivers Park District for Curly-leaf Pondweed Control and Financial Contribution for Inspections at Medicine Lake

G. Approval of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 9 (Rockford Road) and I-494 Interchange Project

H. Approval to Reimburse Commissioner Fruen for MAWD Conference


A. Elect Officers

B. Review 2019 Commission Calendar and Areas of Work

C. Appoint Committee Members

i. Administrative Services Committee

ii. Budget Committee

iii. Education Committee

iv. Technical Advisory Committee Liaison

D. Review Open Meeting Law

E. Review Year End Financial Report(February 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019)


A. Review 50% Design Plans for DeCola Ponds B & C Improvement Project(13MB)

DeCola Ponds Display Boards for Open House (9MB)

B. Consider Providing Additional Funds for Winnetka Pond Dredging Project

C. Consider Agreements with Wenck and City of Minneapolis for Bassett Creek Valley Study

i. Contract with Wenck Associates

ii. Bassett Creek Valley Study Proposal

iii. Agreement with City of Minneapolis

D. Consider Applying for 319 Grant for Sweeney Lake Alum Treatment and Carp Management

E. Consider Recommendations from CIP Prioritization Committee and Technical Advisory Committee

F. Consider Resolution 19-04 to Approve Robbinsdale Local Surface Water Management Plan

G. Consider Resolution 19-05 to Approve Medicine Lake Local Water Management Plan 2018 Update

H. Identify Date and Format for 50th Anniversary Event

I. Review Letters of Interest Proposals from Legal and Engineering Firms

J. Consider Approval of Resolution 19-06 Consenting to Representation from Kennedy & Graven and Acknowledging Potential Conflicts of Interest

K. Consider Approval of Resolution 19-07 to Support Chloride Limited Liability Legislation


A. Administrator’s Report

i. Reminder to Complete Conflict of Interest Forms

ii. Report on Road Salt Symposium

B. Chair

C. Commissioners

D. TAC Members

i. Next Meeting March 8th

E. Committees

F. Legal Counsel

G. Engineer


A. CIP Project Updates

B. Grant Tracking Summary and Spreadsheet

C. Local News Story on Winnetka Pond Dredging Project

D. WCA Notice of Decision, Plymouth