Thursday, April 19, 2018

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 agreement in 4H, the appendices in 5A, the complete plan set in 5B, and the "information only" items in Section 7. 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 - March 15, 2018 Commission Meeting

B. Approval of April 2018 Financial Report

C. Approval of Payment of Invoices

i. Keystone Waters, LLC - March 2018 Administrator Services

ii. Keystone Waters, LLC - March 2018 Meeting Materials Distribution Expenses

iii. Barr Engineering – March 2018 Engineering Services

iv. Triple D Espresso – April 2018 Meeting Refreshments

v. Wenck – March 2018 WOMP Monitoring

vi. Lawn Chair Gardener – March 2018 Administrative Services

vii. Kennedy Graven – February 2018 Legal Services

viii. Prairie Moon Nursery – Packets of Native Seeds

ix. Metro Conservation Districts – Children’s Water Festival 2018 Contribution

x. Metro Watershed Partners - 2018 Contribution

xi. M. Scanlan – State of Water Conference Registration

xii. Freshwater Society - P. Crough Road Salt Symposium Registration

xiii. Talbott Promotions – Education Giveaways

xiv. MMKR - 2017 Financial Audit

D. Approval Not to Waive Monetary Limits on Municipal Tort Liability

E. Approval of Kilmer Park Street Reconstruction Project, Plymouth

F. Approval to Reimburse Commissioner Scanlan for State of Water Conference Registration and Alt. Commissioner Crough for Road Salt Symposium

G. Approval of Agreement with Hennepin County for 2018 River Watch Program

H. Approval of Agreement with Met Council for Watershed Outlet Monitoring Program (WOMP)


A. Receive Presentation of Draft Feasibility Study for Westwood Lake Water Quality Improvement Project (WST-2)

B. Consider Approval of 50% Design Plans for Bassett Creek Park Phase I Dredging Project: Winnetka Pond (BCP-2)

C. Review Feasibility Study Concepts for DeCola Ponds B & C Improvement Project (BC-2,3,8)

D. Consider Approval of Recommendations from Technical Advisory Committee

i. 2020 – 2024 Capital Improvement Program and Project Fact Sheets

ii. Channel Maintenance Fund Request

E. Receive Update on Status of Bryn Mawr Meadows Water Quality Improvement Project (BC-5)

F. Consider Authorizing Expenditures for Possible Rapid Response to Zebra Mussels in Medicine Lake

G. Consider Appointing Administrator as Commission Representative at Hennepin County Watershed Based Funding Pilot Program Convene Meeting and Discuss Funding Options


A. Administrator's Report

i. Update on Plans for Freshwater Society-Facilitated Lake Group Meeting

ii. Update on Chloride Limited Liability Legislation

iii. Update on Medicine Lake Issues and Meeting with AMLAC

B. Chair

C. Commissioners

i. Report on State of the WaterConference

D. TAC Members

E. Committees

i. Report from Budget Committee

F. Legal Counsel

G. Engineer


A. Administrative Calendar

B. CIP Project Update Chart

C. Grant Tracking Spreadsheet

D. Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts Summer Tour

E. 2017 WMWA Annual Report

F. 2017 Met Council Water Resources Update