Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. and will be conducted via Webex in accordance with MN Statute 13D.021. Join the meeting HERE. To join by phone call +1-408-418-9388; Use access code: 126 534 7357; Password: BCWMC (22962 from phones and video systems).

Most meeting materials are available in one document FULL PACKET. But it does not include the full financial report in 4B, the invoices in 4C, or the "information only" items in Section 7. The meeting materials are also available below as PDFs of the individual agenda items:


2. PUBLIC FORUM ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - Members of the public 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 - June 18, 2020 Commission Meeting

B. Acceptance of July Financial Report

C. Approval of Payment of Invoices

i. Keystone Waters, LLC - June 2020 Administrator Services

ii. Keystone Waters, LLC - June 2020 Expenses

iii. Barr Engineering - June 2020 Engineering Services

iv.Lawn Chair Gardener - June Administrative and Education Services

v. Wenck - WOMP Monitoring

vi. Kennedy & Graven – May 2020 Legal Services

vii. Metro Conservation Districts – Children’s Water Festival Contribution

viii. Metro Blooms – Lawns to Legumes Grant Expenses

ix. HDR – Website Services

D. Approval of Salt Symposium Registration Reimbursement for Alternate Commissioner Cesnik

E. Approval of Bassett’s Creek Park (North) Phase 1 Improvement Project, Minneapolis

F. Approval of 1230 Angelo Drive Shoreline Repair Project, Golden Valley

G. Set Public Hearing on 2021 CIP Project for September 17, 2020


A. Receive Update on Main Stem Dredging Project and Maximum Levy Discussions

i. Consider Submitting Application for Clean Water Fund Competitive Grant

B. Review Report and Receive Presentation of North Branch Bassett Creek 2018-2019 Water Quality and Biotic Index Monitoring Results

C. Review Report and Receive Presentation of Main Stem Bassett Creek Biotic Index Monitoring Results

D. Consider Submitting Resolution for 2021 MAWD Legislative Platform

E. Discuss Meeting Format for August 20th BCWMC Meeting


A. Administrator’s Report

i. Medicine Lake Mapping AIS with Drone

ii. Potential Restoration Partnership with Friends of Mississippi River

ii. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

B. Chair

C. Commissioners

D. TAC Members

E. Committees

F. Education Consultant

i. Latest Education Video on Raingardens

G. Legal Counsel

H. Engineer

i.Sweeney Lake Water Quality Improvement Project


A.CIP Project Updates

B. Grant Tracking Summary and Spreadsheet

C. 2020 BCWMC Administrative Calendar

D. Letter of Support for USACE Mississippi River Drawdown

E. 2020 Salt Symposium

F. Lakeshore Restoration Animated Video by Anoka SWCD

G. Lawns to Legumes Progress Report to BWSR

H. WCA Notice of Decision, Plymouth

I. WCA Notice of Application, Plymouth