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Board Workshop and Regular Meeting of the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) Board of Managers, for Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 5:00 p.m. (Workshop) and 6:00 p.m. (Regular Meeting) held electronically. See note below. Until further notice Board meetings will only be available via telephone and/or the web-based application Go To Meeting. You will not be able to attend meetings in person. You can join the meeting electronically by clinking on this link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/253608541 and following the directions or dial in using your phone: +1 (872) 240-3311 Access Code: : 253-608-541 Please visit www.capitolregionwd.org to get additional CRWD COVID-19 information.

I. II. III.

WORKSHOP AGENDA (5:00 PM) Call to Order of Board Workshop Board Governance Adjourn Board Workshop

Materials enclosed

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA I.

Call to Order of Regular Meeting (President Joe Collins) A) Attendance B) Review, Amendments, and Approval of the Agenda

II.

Public Comment – For Items not on the Agenda (Please observe a limit of three minutes per person.)

III.

Permit Applications and Program Updates (Permit Process: 1) Staff Review/Recommendation, 2) Applicant Response, 3) Public Comment, and 4) Board Discussion and Action.)

A) B) C) D) E)

16-024 Hmong Academy Expansion– Closure (Hosch) 18-015 Metropolitan Council Sanitary Sewer – Closure (Martinkosky) 20-023 2383 University (Hosch) 20-032 MnDOT TH94 (Hosch) 20-034 Marydale Wetland (Martinkosky)

IV.

Special Reports – 2020 BMP Inspection Results Summary (Funke)

V.

Action Items A) AR: Approve Minutes of the October 21, 2020 Regular Meeting (Sylvander) B) AR: Adopt CRWD 2021-2030 Watershed Management Plan (Eleria)

VI.

Unfinished Business A) Ford Site Redevelopment (Fossum) B) Possible rescheduling of December 2, 2020 Board Meeting date and time (all)

VII.

General Information A) Board of Manager’s Updates Our mission is to protect, manage and improve the water resources of Capitol Region Watershed District


VIII. Next Meetings A) Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:00 PM – CAC Meeting – Electronic Only B) Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00 PM- Regular Meeting – Electronic Only IX.

Adjournment

Our mission is to protect, manage and improve the water resources of Capitol Region Watershed District


November 2, 2020 Board Workshop Board Governance (Doneux)

DATE: TO: FROM: RE:

October 30, 2020 CRWD Board of Managers Mark Doneux, Administrator Board Governance

Background In 1999, the Board of Managers establish the first Bylaws that provide rules for governing and the conduct and procedure of business for the Board. This was one (1) year after the formation of the District and prior to hiring staff. The Bylaws were updated in 2004 and last updated 11 years ago in 2009 (enclosed). In 2002, the Board first established several Board Committees to conduct business of the organization. At that time seven (7) committees were formed. Since 2002, the Board has expanded the number of committees thirteen (13). Issues In evaluating the current District Bylaws, they appear in large part to be effective and functional. However, since our move we should update Article I, A. Office. In reviewing the Article III District Board of Managers, Section C. Duties of Officers, these appear to be somewhat outdated. Over time, staff have taken on many of the administerial duties of some Board Officer positions. Finally, since 2017, the District has welcomed three (3) new Managers to the Board so a review and update would be appropriate at this time. To support your review, I have drafted and enclosed a Board Governance Summary and Recommendations document for your review and consideration when evaluating the Bylaws. Similar to the Bylaws, the Board Committees have evolved and expanded overtime. In considering the current list of Board Committees, many do not meet or no longer needed. I would recommend reducing the number of committees and broadening out the topics for more meaningful committee assignments. This summary along with recommendations is also included in the Board Governance Summary and recommendations document. If the Board were to make changes to either the Bylaws and/or Committees, those changes should be done in time for the annual meeting to be held on December 16th. Action Requested No Action Requested. For informational and discussion only. enc.

Bylaws of the Capitol Region Watershed District, amended February 18, 2009 Board Governance Summary and Recommendations, October 30, 2020

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Our mission is to protect, manage and improve the water resources of Capitol Region Watershed District.


Board Governance Summary and Recommendations October 30, 2020 This document identifies the current Board Officers and Committees that were made at the December 18, 2019 Annual Meeting and end at the Annual Meeting in 2020 scheduled for December 16th. It also includes the current list of Board Officer duties with possible new duties as well as the current Board Committees and a possible update to the Board Committees. 2020 Board Officer Appointments President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Education/Information

Manager Joe Collins Mary Texer Seitu Jones Rick Sanders Shawn Murphy

2020 Board Committee Appointments Personnel Committee (Two Managers) 1) Mary Texer 2) Joe Collins 3) Alternate-Shawn Murphy Citizen Advisory Committee Liaison 1) Seitu Jones 2) Joe Collins 3) Mary Texer 4) Rick Sanders 5) Shawn Murphy Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts (State) Liaison: 1) Mary Texer 2) Rick Sanders 3) Alternate -Joe Collins Finance Committee 1) Rick Sanders 2) Joe Collins Trout Brook 1) Joe Collins 2) Seitu Jones Rules Committee 1) Mary Texer 2) Seitu Jones 3) Rick Sanders Subwatershed Committee 1) Rick Sanders 2) Joe Collins

Board Governance Summary and Recommendations

Education/Outreach Committee 1) Rick Sanders 2) Seitu Jones 3) Shawn Murphy Special Projects/Grants Committee 1) Seitu Jones 2) Rick Sanders Partner Grants Committee 1) Seitu Jones 2) Shawn Murphy Awards Program Committee 1) Joe Collins 2) Mary Texer Real Estate/Building Committee 1) Mary Texer 2) Joe Collins 3) Alternate-Rick Sanders Metro MAWD 1) Shawn Murphy 2) Mary Texer 3) Alternate-Joe Collins

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Board Officer Positions, Current Duties and Possible New Duties Officer President

Vice-President

Secretary

Current Duties a) Serve as chairperson for all meetings. b) Sign and deliver in the name of the District any contracts, deed, correspondence or other instruments pertaining to the business of the District. c) Be a signatory to the District’s accounts; oversee development of meeting agendas; have full voting privileges at all times, may vote on any issue, and need not confine his/her voting to break ties in voting by the Managers. a) Discharge the President’s duties in the event of the absence or disability of the President. b) Be a signatory to certain instruments and accounts of the District. c) In the absence of President and Vice President, the remaining Managers shall appoint a President Pro Tempore.

Possible New Duties (would require Bylaws change) a) Presides at meetings of the board b) Signs documents and contracts as approved by the board c) May serve as spokesperson for the board d) Meets regularly with the Administrator to receive progress reports e) Reviews agendas for meetings in cooperation with the Administrator f) Oversees the yearly evaluation of the Administrator g) Signs checks

a) Prepares to assume the office of the board president b) Steps into the office of board president should the board president be absent or if that office becomes vacant c) Assists the board president in the execution of his or her duties d) Works closely with the board president to transfer knowledge and history to prepare for leadership a) Oversee the preparation and a) Assures that an agenda has been prepared distribution, in a timely manner, of and that the agenda is distributed in the minutes of all meetings of the advance of the meeting. b) Oversees the distribution of background District. information for agenda items to be b) All minutes shall be mailed in discussed. advance of meeting, suspending oral c) Certify levies, records and proceedings of reading of minutes at regular the District. meeting. d) Reviews the official minutes of the c) Certify levies, records and meeting that records motions, discussion proceedings of the District. votes on motions, decisions made. d) Maintain file in the District office of e) Reviews written minutes to board all approved minutes, including members in advance of the next meeting corrections; these minutes shall and records any changes or corrections to constitute an official record of all the minutes. meetings held by the District. e) Oversee the preparation and proper f) Assures that documents required under notice of all meetings called by 103B and 103D are filed and are District Managers. accessible to members

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Board Officer Positions, Current Duties and Possible New Duties (Cont.)

Officer Treasurer

Education & Outreach (Rename Communication and Engagement)

Current Duties a) Review the District’s financial accounts and records. b) Be signatory to District’s accounts and financial records. c) Arrange for annual audit of the District’s financial records. d) Provide the Board with monthly reports of records as are necessary to describe the financial condition of the District. e) See that a receipt is issued for all currencies received.

Possible New Duties (would require Bylaws change) a) Serves as chair of the finance committee and financial officer of the organization b) Signs checks c) Manages, with the finance committee, the board’s review of and action on its financial responsibilities d) Works with the Administrator to ensure that financial reports are distributed to the board in advance of meetings e) Leads discussion of the financial reports at board meetings f) Assists the Administrator in preparing the annual budget and presenting the budget to the board for approval g) Reviews the annual audit and answers board members’ questions about the audit. h) Assists with the development and review of the annual budget a) Act as liaison to Ramsey a) Act as board liaison to CAC, Water Conservation District. Stewards and other volunteer groups; b) Coordinate educational b) Coordinate educational opportunities opportunities for Board for Board Members. Members and Citizen’s c) Coordinate the dissemination of Advisory Committee (CAC). information regarding District c) Coordinate the programs and projects by way of dissemination of information District communications under regarding District programs 103B.227. and projects by way of d) Coordinate attendance of Board District newsletter. M.S. members at C.A.C. and TAC Chapter 103B.227. Meetings. d) Coordinate attendance of e) Ensure open communications between Board members at C.A.C. Board, C.A.C. and staff. and TAC Meetings. e) Ensure open communications between C.A.C., T.A.C. and Board.

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Existing Board Committees, Possible New Committees and Committee Topics Existing Committee Personnel

Possible New Committees Personnel

Finance

Finance

Real Estate/Building

Operations

Rules Subwatershed Education & Outreach Partner Grants Awards Diversity

Programs

Alternative Communications and Community

Trout Brook Special Projects and Grants

Capital Improvements, Projects & Partnerships

Committee Topics Human Resources Benefits Budget Financial Planning Bonding Real Estate (595 Aldine & 1736 Thomas) Building Management (Aldine and Thomas Buildings) Safety Program Regulatory (Rule Amendments) Monitoring and Research (Research Funding Policy) Planning, Projects and Grants (Stewardship Grants) Facility Management (BMP O & M) Communications and Engagement Partner Grants Awards Diversity Move from Programs Committee: Communications and Engagement Partner Grants Awards Diversity Capital Improvement Program Special Grants WMP and Amendments

Other Appointments 1) Annual - Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts (MAWD) Annual Meeting Delegate (2) and Alternate 2) Quarterly – Metro MAWD 3) Monthly - CAC

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November 4, 2020 III. Permit Applications A.-B. Permit Close Outs (Hosch, Martinkosky) DATE: TO: FROM: RE:

October 29, 2020 CRWD Board of Managers Elizabeth Hosch, Luke Martinkosky Permit Closeouts

Background Construction activity is complete for permits #16-024 Hmong Academy Expansion and #18-015 Metropolitan Council Sanitary Sewer. Issues Hmong Academy Expansion #16-024 This permit was issued for the construction of a school expansion and new athletic fields. Stormwater is treated via three undground infiltration systems. The site is stable and the stormwater treatment systems have been confirmed functional. One small area of erosion on the border with the adjacent railroad will be addressed by the railroad this fall as coordinated with the applicant. There is a $29,445 surety to return. Action Requested Approve $29,445 surety return and Certificate of Completion for permit #16-024, Hmong Academy Expansion. Met Council Villa Park Sanitary #18-015 (Villa Park Portion Only) This permit was issued for sanitary sewer rehabilitation in Roseville and Saint Paul. The permit for the portion of the project within Villa Park in Roseville was transferred to the City of Roseville via permit amendments on November 12, 2019 and July 8, 2020. The area of the project outside of Villa Park was approved for closure by the Board on August 19,2 020. The site stormwater is treated through stabilization of two eroding hillsides and withdrawal of 485 cubic feet from the City of Roseville volume bank, approved by the Board of Managers on August 19, 2020. The portion of the site within Villa Park is stable. No surety was required for this public project. Action Requested Approve Certificate of Completion for permit #18-015, Met Council Villa Park Sanitary (Portion within Villa Park).

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Capitol Region Watershed District Applicant:

Tim Marco Kraus-Anderson Development 501 South Eighth St Minneapolis, MN 55402

Permit 20-023 2383 University Consultant: Brandon Elegert Kimley-Horn and Associates 767 Eustis Street, Suite 100 Saint Paul, MN 55114

Description: Demolition of existing building and associated parking lot. Construction of multi-level apartment complex with sub-grade parking and associated utilities Stormwater Management: Filtration using a StormFilter with Phosphosorb Media (68% credit) is proposed. District Rule: Enhanced filtration credit (68%) with Phosphosorb Stormfiltter MTD.—C D F Disturbed Area: 1.58 Acres Impervious Area: 1.23 Acres

Raymond

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve with 4 Conditions: 1. Receipt of $6,100 surety. 2. Receipt of documentation of maintenance agreement recorded with Ramsey County. 3. Provide a copy of the NPDES permit. 4. Update operations and maintenance plan to include the StormFilter device and a calculation that supports an annual maintenance schedule.

Permit Location Permit Report 20-023

Aerial Photo Board Meeting Date: 11/04/2020


Capitol Region Watershed District Permit Report CRWD Permit #:

20-023

Review date:

October 29, 2020

Project Name:

2383 University

Applicant:

Tim Marco Kraus-Anderson Development 501 South Eighth St Minneapolis, MN 55402 612-255-2433 tim.marco@krausanderson.com

Purpose:

Demolition of existing building and parking lot. Construction of multilevel apartment complex with underground parking. Stormwater management consists of three upstream storage systems that discharge to a Contech StormFilter MTD with Phosphosorb Media.

Location:

2383 University Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Applicable Rules:

C, D, and F

Recommendation:

Approve with 4 Conditions

EXHIBITS: 1. Civil & Landscape Plans (22 Sheets), by Kimley-Horn, dated 10/21/20, recv. 10/20/20. 2. Stormwater Management Report, by Kimley-Horn, dated 10/20/20, recv. 10/20/20. 3. SWPPP (52 Pages), by Kimley-Horn, dated 9/20, recv. 9/22/20. 4. Operations and Maintenance Plan (12 Pages), by Kimley-Horn, dated 7/14/20, recv. 7/16/20. 5. Geotechnical Evaluation Report, by Braun Intertec Corporation, dated 11/15/19, recv. 7/16/20. 6. Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, by Braun Intertec Corporation, dated 10/29/19, recv. 7/16/20. 7. Contech StormFilter Letter, by Conctech, not dated, recv. 10/20/20. 8. Updated C501, by Kimley-Horn, dated 10/21/20, recv. 10/29/20. 9. Incremental Storage, by unknown, not dated, recv. 10/29/20. 10. Proposed conditions HydroCAD, dated 10/29/20, recv. 10/29/20. HISTORY & CONSIDERATIONS: None. W:\07 Programs\Permitting\2020\20-023 2383 University\20-023 Permit Report_R4.doc Page 1 of 4


RULE C: STORMWATER MANAGEMENT Standards  Proposed discharge rates for the 2-, 10-, and 100-year events shall not exceed existing rates.  Developments and redevelopments must reduce runoff volumes in the amount equivalent to an inch of runoff from the impervious areas of the site.  Stormwater must be pretreated before discharging to infiltration areas to maintain the long-term viability of the infiltration area.  Developments and redevelopments must incorporate effective non-point source pollution reduction BMPs to achieve 90% total suspended solid removal. Findings 1. A hydrograph method based on sound hydrologic theory is used to analyze runoff for the design or analysis of flows and water levels. 2. Runoff rates for the proposed activity do not exceed existing runoff rates for the 2-, 10-, and 100-year critical storm events. Stormwater leaving the project area is discharged into a well-defined receiving channel or pipe and routed to a public drainage system. 3. Stormwater runoff volume retention is not achieved onsite in the amount equivalent to the runoff generated from 1.1-inch of rainfall over the impervious surfaces of the development. a. The amount of proposed impervious is 53,361 ft2. b. Volume retention required: 53,361 ft2 x 1.1 inches x 1 ft/12 inches = 4,891 ft3 Table 1. Proposed volume retention through abstraction (i.e. infiltration, reuse). Volume 2.5-inch Volume Retention 1.1-inch Retention Runoff Runoff BMP Provided below Required 3 3 ) (ft ) (ft3) outlet (ft (ft3) 4,891 None, filtration is proposed. 4. Alternative compliance has been requested due to potential petroleum contamination from previous uses. a. The applicant did not partially comply with the volume retention standard. b. Filtration using StormFilter with Phosphosorb Media (68% credit) is proposed; filtration required: 4,891 ft3 x 1.47 credit factor = 7,190 ft3 Table 2. Proposed volume retention through filtration. Filtration Filtration Volume 1.1-inch Volume BMP Provided below Runoff 3 3 Required (ft ) outlet (ft ) (ft3) BMP 1 – 42” Rate Control Pipe 2,894 1,254 BMP 2 – 36” Pipe Gallery 3,624 2,345 7,190 BMP 3 – 24” Rate Control Pipe 774 66 Total 7,247 ft3

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2.5-inch Runoff (ft3) 2,849 5,329 1,855


i. The filtration volume and facility size has been calculated using the appropriate design filtration rate. ii. The filtration area is capable of filtering the required volume within 48 hours. iii. Stormwater runoff is pretreated to remove solids before discharging to filtration MTD. c. The applicant did not partially comply with the volume retention standard at an offsite location or through the use of qualified banking credits. d. The applicant has not submitted money to be contributed to the Stormwater Impact Fund. e. The project is not linear. 5. Best management practices achieve 90% total suspended solids removal from the runoff generated on an annual basis. 6. A maintenance agreement recorded with Ramsey County has not been submitted. 7. Adequate maintenance access is provided. A site-specific plan, schedule, and narrative for maintenance of the proposed stormwater management practices has not been submitted. RULE D: FLOOD CONTROL Standards  Compensatory storage shall be provided for fill placed within the 100-year floodplain.  All habitable buildings, roads, and parking structures on or adjacent to a project site shall comply with District freeboard requirements. Findings 1. There is no floodplain on the property according to FEMA. 2. All habitable buildings, roads, and parking structures on or adjacent to the project site comply with CRWD freeboard requirements. RULE E: WETLAND MANAGEMENT Standard  Wetlands shall not be drained, filled (wholly or in part), excavated, or have sustaining hydrology impacted such that there will be a decrease in the inherent (existing) functions and values of the wetland.  A minimum buffer of 25 feet of permanent nonimpacted vegetative ground cover abutting and surrounding a wetland is required. Findings 1. There are no known wetlands located on the property. RULE F: EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL Standards  A plan shall demonstrate that appropriate erosion and sediment control measures protect downstream water bodies from the effects of a land-disturbing activity.  Erosion Control Plans must adhere to the MPCA Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas Manual.

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Findings 1. Erosion and sediment control measures are consistent with best management practices, as demonstrated in the MPCA manual Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas. 2. Adjacent properties are protected from sediment transport/deposition. 3. Wetlands, waterbodies and water conveyance systems are protected from erosion/sediment transport/deposition. 4. Total disturbed area is 1.58 acres; an NPDES permit is required. A SWPPP has been submitted. RULE G: ILLICIT DISCHARGE AND CONNECTION Standard ďƒ˜ Stormwater management and utility plans shall indicate all existing and proposed connections from developed and undeveloped lands for all water that drains to the District MS4. Findings 1. New direct connections or replacement of existing connections are not proposed. 2. Prohibited discharges are not proposed. Recommendation: Approve with 4 Conditions Conditions: 1. Receipt of $6,100 surety. 2. Receipt of documentation of maintenance agreement recorded with Ramsey County. 3. Provide a copy of the NPDES permit. 4. Update operations and maintenance plan to include the StormFilter device and a calculation that supports an annual maintenance schedule.

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This document, together with the concepts and designs presented herein, as an instrument of service, is intended only for the specific purpose and client for which it was prepared. Reuse of and improper reliance on this document without written authorization and adaptation by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. shall be without liability to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

STRM 102 CONNECT TO TREATMENT STRUCTURE IE:893.00 N

6 LF - 12" SCH 40 PVC @ 0.61%

6 LF - 12" SCH 40 PVC @ 1.09%

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LEVEL 1.2 FFE: 901.00

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ROOF AREA TO BE ROUTED TO BMP #3

PR. COMMERCIAL/RETAIL AREA FFE: 898.00

OUTLET CONTROL STRUCTURE NEENAH R-1642 PROVIDE 6" THICK WEIR WALL TOP OF WEIR WALL: 895.60 5"x5" ORIFICE IE: 893.1 RE:897.81 IE:893.05 SE

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STRM 401 CONNECT TO UNDERGROUND DETENTION IE:893.27 NW

BMP 2- 36" PIPE GALLERY DETENTION SYSTEM STORAGE VOLUME: 6,942 CF IE: 893.10 TOP OF PIPE: 896.10 ATLAS 14 100-YR HWL: 895.85

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STRM 203 12" AREA DRAIN W/ REMOVABLE PEDESTRIAN GRATE RE:899.35 IE:895.47 SW

STRM 406 CONNECT TO UNDERGROUND PIPE STORAGE, SEE PLANS BY OTHERS IE:895.00 NE

STRM 407 18" AREA DRAIN W/ REMOVABLE DOME GRATE CONNECT TO UNDERGROUND PIPE STORAGE RE:899.30 IE:895.06 SW

88 LF - 12" SCH 40 PVC @ 0.50%

0.9 7%

±5.0'

±3.25'

1.5%

±5.7'

24" PIPE100 YR HWL: 894.18

EX. CURB FLOW LINE: 897.43

EX. TOP OF CURB: 897.63

ADJACENT EXIST. BUILDING FFE: ±897.51

SCALE: NTS

CONCRETE MANHOLES AND THE CONTECH STORMFILTER (OR APPROVED EQUAL) CONCRETE VAULT STRUCTURE SHALL BE TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH MINNESOTA RULES 7080.2010 SUBPART 3 - WATERTIGHTNESS TEST. THE STRUCTURE SHALL BE TESTED AND MEET OR EXCEED THE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBITEM (2) WITHIN THIS SECTION: CONCRETE TANKS MUST HOLD WATER FOR ONE HOUR, WITHOUT LOSS, AFTER THE TANK HAS BEEN FILLED WITH WATER TO THE TOP OF THE STRUCTURE, LET STAND FOR 24 HOURS, AND THEN REFILLED TO THE SAME LEVEL

3.

SCALE: 1" = 20' @ 30"x42"

NORTH

THE STRUCTURAL ENGINEER OF RECORD SHALL PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF REVIEW AND APPROVAL THE BUILDING FOUNDATION HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND CAN ACCOMMODATE THE ADJACENT STORMWATER MANAGEMENT BMPS. ACCOMMODATION SHALL BE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE BMPS AT FULL CAPACITY WITH WATER. WRITTEN APPROVAL SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DSI PLUMBING PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A FOOTINGS AND FOUNDATIONS PERMIT.

2.

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ALL STEEL REINFORCED POLYETHYLENE PIPE SHALL BE FITTED WITH WELDED JOINTS PER MANUFACTURERS STANDARDS AND AS APPROVED BY THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL AND MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRY. TESTING OF ALL WELDED JOINTS OF STEEL REINFORCED POLYETHYLENE PIPE SHALL BE COMPLETED BY A THIRD PARTY TESTING COMPANY. DOCUMENTATION OF TESTING SHALL BE PROVIDED TO CITY OF SAINT PAUL DSI PLUMBING. A DSI PLUMBING INSPECTOR FOR THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL MUST BE PRESENT TO OBSERVE AT LEAST ONE OF THE WELDED CONNECTIONS. SHOULD PERFORMANCE OF THE STORMWATER BMP(S) WITHIN 10 FEET OF BUILDING STRUCTURES NOT MEET REQUIRED TESTING AND STANDARDS, OTHER METHODS MAY BE UTILIZED PER MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDATION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WATERPROOFING OR APPROVED EQUAL. MATERIALS SHALL BE SELECTED PER MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDATIONS.

1.

STORM SEWER TESTING NOTES

SECTION A-A EMERGENCY OVERFLOW DETAIL

PR. FG: 897.5

6" STEP

BUILDING DOOR LANDING

PR. FFE: 898.00

PR. INSET BUILDING ENTRANCE

PR. BUILDING

±6.2'

EX. PROP. LINE

EXTENTS OF ROOF DRAINAGE AREA

PROPOSED ADA SLOPE

PROPOSED DRAINAGE DIRECTION

PROPOSED EMERGENCY OVERFLOW

MATCH EXISTING ELEVATION

PROPOSED FLUSH PAVEMENT ELEVATION

PROPOSED TOP OF CURB ELEVATION

PROPOSED GUTTER ELEVATION

PROPOSED LOW POINT ELEVATION

PROPOSED HIGH POINT ELEVATION

PROPOSED SPOT ELEVATION

PROPOSED STORM SEWER

PROPOSED FLARED END SECTION

PROPOSED STORM SEWER CLENOUT

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IF PROPOSED PIPE HAS LESS THAN 2.0% SLOPE, LASER EQUIPMENT IS REQUIRED FOR INSTALLATION. CONTRACTOR TO NOTIFY CRWD AT LEAST 24 HOURS BEFORE THE CONSTRUCTION OF STORMWATER BMPS.

23. 24.

FOR CITY PERMIT USE

MAINTAIN A MINIMUM OF 1.25% SLOPE IN BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT AREAS, 0.5% SLOPE IN CONCRETE PAVEMENT AREAS. CONTRACTOR SHALL REVIEW PAVEMENT GRADIENT AND CONSTRUCT "INFALL CURB" WHERE PAVEMENT DRAINS TOWARD GUTTER, AND "OUTFALL" CURB WHERE PAVEMENT DRAINS AWAY FROM GUTTER.

22.

ALL STORM SEWER PIPE SHALL BE AIR TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CURRENT PLUMBING CODE.

ALL STORM SEWER CONNECTIONS SHALL BE GASKETED AND WATER TIGHT INCLUDING MANHOLE CONNECTIONS.

ROOF DRAIN INVERT CONNECTIONS AT THE BUILDING SHALL BE MINIMUM 5' BELOW FINISHED GRADE OR LOWER UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE. REFERENCE MEP PLANS FOR ROOF DRAIN CONNECTION.

21.

20.

19.

18.

MAINTAIN A MINIMUM OF 0.5% GUTTER SLOPE TOWARDS LOW POINTS. CONTRACTOR TO PROVIDE 3" INSULATION BY 5' WIDE CENTERED ON STORM PIPE IF LESS THAN 4' OF COVER IN PAVEMENT AREAS AND LESS THAN 3' OF COVER IN LANDSCAPE AREAS.

17.

GRADING FOR ALL SIDEWALKS AND ACCESSIBLE ROUTES INCLUDING CROSSING DRIVEWAYS SHALL CONFORM TO CURRENT ADA STATE/NATIONAL STANDARDS. IN NO CASE SHALL ACCESSIBLE RAMP SLOPES EXCEED 1 VERTICAL TO 12 HORIZONTAL. IN NO CASE SHALL SIDEWALK CROSS SLOPES EXCEED 2% . IN NO CASE SHALL LONGITUDINAL SIDEWALK SLOPES EXCEED 5%. IN NO CASE SHALL ACCESSIBLE PARKING STALLS OR AISLES EXCEED 2% (1.5% TARGET) IN ALL DIRECTIONS. SIDEWALK ACCESS TO EXTERNAL BUILDING DOORS AND GATES SHALL BE ADA COMPLIANT. CONTRACTOR SHALL NOTIFY ENGINEER IMMEDIATELY IF ADA CRITERIA CANNOT BE MET IN ANY LOCATION PRIOR TO PAVING. NO CONTRACTOR CHANGE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR A.D.A COMPLIANCE ISSUES. 16.

ALL SPOT ELEVATIONS/CONTOURS ARE TO GUTTER / FLOW LINE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

12.

15.

CONTRACTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PAVEMENTS AND CURB AND GUTTER WITH SMOOTH UNIFORM SLOPES TO PROVIDE POSITIVE DRAINAGE. INSTALL A MINIMUM OF 4" CLASS 5 AGGREGATE BASE UNDER CURB AND GUTTER AND CONCRETE SIDEWALKS.

11.

UPON COMPLETION OF EXCAVATION AND FILLING, CONTRACTOR SHALL RESTORE ALL STREETS AND DISTURBED AREAS ON SITE. ALL DISTURBED AREAS SHALL BE RE-VEGETATED WITH A MINIMUM OF 4" OF TOPSOIL.

REFER TO THE UTILITY PLAN FOR SANITARY SEWER MAIN, WATER MAIN SERVICE LAYOUT AND ELEVATIONS AND CASTING / STRUCTURE NOTATION.

9.

10.

14.

ALL EXCESS MATERIAL, BITUMINOUS SURFACING, CONCRETE ITEMS, ANY ABANDONED UTILITY ITEMS, AND OTHER UNSTABLE MATERIALS SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE CONTRACTOR AND SHALL BE DISPOSED OF OFF THE CONSTRUCTION SITE.

8.

13.

CONTRACTOR SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL CONTROL. CONTRACTOR SHALL EXCAVATE DRAINAGE TRENCHES TO FOLLOW PROPOSED STORM SEWER ALIGNMENTS. GRADES SHOWN ARE FINISHED GRADES. CONTRACTOR SHALL ROUGH GRADE TO SUBGRADE ELEVATION AND LEAVE STREET READY FOR SUBBASE.

7.

SUBGRADE EXCAVATION SHALL BE BACKFILLED IMMEDIATELY AFTER EXCAVATION TO HELP OFFSET ANY STABILITY PROBLEMS DUE TO WATER SEEPAGE OR STEEP SLOPES. WHEN PLACING NEW SURFACE MATERIAL ADJACENT TO EXISTING PAVEMENT, THE EXCAVATION SHALL BE BACKFILLED PROMPTLY TO AVOID UNDERMINING OF EXISTING PAVEMENT. 6.

CONTRACTOR TO FIELD VERIFY THE LOCATIONS AND ELEVATIONS OR EXISTING UTILITIES AND TOPOGRAPHIC FEATURES PRIOR TO THE START OF SITE GRADING. THE CONTRACTOR SHALL IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE PROJECT ENGINEER OF ANY DISCREPANCIES OR VARIATIONS.

4.

STORM SEWER PIPE SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS: RCP PER ASTM C-76 HDPE: 0" - 10" PER AASHTO M-252 HDPE: 12" OR GREATER PER ASTM F-2306 PVC SCH. 40 PER ASTM D-3034 STORM SEWER FITTINGS SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS: RCP PER ASTM C-76, JOINTS PER ASTM C-361, C-990, AND C-443 HDPE PER ASTM 3212 PVC PER ASTM D-3034, JOINTS PER ASTM D-3212

CONTRACTOR TO CALL GOPHER STATE CALL ONE @ 1-800-252-1166 AT LEAST TWO WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO EXCAVATION/CONSTRUCTION FOR UTILITY LOCATIONS.

ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CITY OF ST. PAUL, SPECIFICATIONS AND BUILDING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS.

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3.

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GRADING PLAN NOTES

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0.0%

EOF:0.0

ME:0.0

T/G:0.0

T:0.00

G:0.00

LP:0.0

HP:0.0

100.00

PROPOSED STORM MANHOLE/ CATCH BASIN (CURB INLET CASTING)

PROPOSED STORM MANHOLE (ROUND INLET CASTING)

PROPOSED STORM MANHOLE (SOLID CASTING)

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PROPOSED CONTOUR

D

EXISTING CONTOUR

PROPERTY LINE

925

PRELIMINARY - NOT FOR CONSTRUCTION

LEGEND

2383 UNIVERSITY | 760 RAYMOND MN LIC. No.

KHA PROJECT No. 160551025

10/21/2020

C501

STORM SEWER PLAN

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10/21/2020

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DATE KHA PROJECT # PHASE DESIGNED BY DRAWN BY CHECKED BY SCALE

SPR COMMENTS CRWD RESUBMITTAL

10/01/2020

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REVISIONS

50387

BRANDON R. ELEGERT, P.E.

50% CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS 10.21.2020

DATE:

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767 EUSTIS STREET,

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Capitol Region Watershed District Applicant:

Christina Caouette MnDOT 1500 County Road B2 West Roseville, MN 55113

Permit 20-032 MnDOT TH 94 noise wall Consultant:

Description: The purpose of this project is to construct a noise wall along the south side of I94 between Prior Ave and Fairview Ave. Stormwater Management: Withdrawal from MnDOT volume bank is requested. District Rule: —C D F Disturbed Area: 1.36 Acres Impervious Area: 0.03 Acres STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve with 3 Conditions: 1. Provide plans signed by a professional engineer per the Minnesota Board of AELSLAGID. 2. Provide a copy of the NPDES permit. 3. Revise erosion control plan on Sheet 30 to show location(s) of vehicle tracking BMPs. Sheets 12 and 28 indicate the presence of a construction exit to minimize sediment track out, but the locations are not shown on Sheet 30. VOLUME BANK RECOMMENDATION: Approve withdrawal of 120 ft3 from MnDOT’s volume credit bank.

Fairview

Aerial Photo Permit Location Permit Report 20-032

Board Meeting Date: 11/04/2020


Capitol Region Watershed District Permit Report CRWD Permit #:

20-032

Review date:

October 23, 2020

Project Name:

MnDOT SP 6282-190 TH 94

Applicant:

Christina Caouette Minnesota Department of Transportation 1500 County Road B2 West Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 234-7522 christina.caouette@state.mn.us

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to construct a noise wall along the south side of I94 between Prior Ave and Fairview Ave as well as a 4-foot-wide sidewalk from west of Dewey Street to Fairview Avenue. The applicant has requested withdrawal of banking credits to satisfy stormwater management.

Location:

South side of I94 between Prior Avenue and Fairview Avenue.

Applicable Rules:

C, D, and F

Permit Recommendation:

Approve with 3 Conditions

Volume Bank Recommendation: Approve withdrawal of 120 cf of Volume Reduction Credits from the MnDOT Bank.

EXHIBITS: 1. Civil Plans (45 Sheets), by MnDOT, dated 10/6/20, recv. 10/13/20. 2. Permit Submittal Letter, by MnDOT, dated 10/13/20, recv. 10/13/20. HISTORY & CONSIDERATIONS: None. RULE C: STORMWATER MANAGEMENT Standards  Proposed discharge rates for the 2-, 10-, and 100-year events shall not exceed existing rates.

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 Developments and redevelopments must reduce runoff volumes in the amount equivalent to an inch of runoff from the impervious areas of the site.  Stormwater must be pretreated before discharging to infiltration areas to maintain the long-term viability of the infiltration area.  Developments and redevelopments must incorporate effective non-point source pollution reduction BMPs to achieve 90% total suspended solid removal. Findings 1. A hydrograph method based on sound hydrologic theory is not used to analyze runoff for the design or analysis of flows and water levels. 2. Runoff rates for the proposed activity do not exceed existing runoff rates for the 2-, 10-, and 100-year critical storm events. Stormwater leaving the project area is discharged into a well-defined receiving channel or pipe and routed to a public drainage system. 3. Stormwater runoff volume retention is not achieved onsite in the amount equivalent to the runoff generated from 1.1-inch of rainfall over the impervious surfaces of the development. a. The amount of proposed impervious is 1,307 ft2 (0.03 ac) b. Volume retention required: 1,307 ft2 x 1.1 inches x 1 ft/12 inches = 120 ft3 Table 1. Proposed volume retention through abstraction (i.e. infiltration, reuse). Volume Volume Retention 1.1-inch 2.5-inch Retention BMP Provided below Runoff Runoff 3 3 3 Required (ft ) outlet (ft ) (ft ) (ft3) 120 Volume credit withdrawal has been requested 4. Alternative compliance has been requested due to limited space and steep slopes. a. The applicant did not partially comply with the volume retention standard. b. The applicant complies with the volume retention standard through the use of qualified banking credits. c. The applicant has not submitted money to be contributed to the Stormwater Impact Fund. d. The project is linear, but the cost cap has not been reached. 5. Best management practices do not achieve 90% total suspended solids removal from the runoff generated on an annual basis. The project achieves gross pollutant removal because is drains to CRWD permit 19-002 (also owned by MnDOT), which provided gross pollutant removal. 6. A memorandum of agreement for maintenance of stormwater facilities exists between the MnDOT and the CRWD. RULE D: FLOOD CONTROL Standards  Compensatory storage shall be provided for fill placed within the 100-year floodplain.  All habitable buildings, roads, and parking structures on or adjacent to a project site shall comply with District freeboard requirements.

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Findings 1. There is no floodplain on the property according to FEMA. 2. It is unknown if all habitable buildings, roads, and parking structures on or adjacent to the project site comply with CRWD freeboard requirements. However, adequate conveyance has been provided to prevent flooding. RULE E: WETLAND MANAGEMENT Standard  Wetlands shall not be drained, filled (wholly or in part), excavated, or have sustaining hydrology impacted such that there will be a decrease in the inherent (existing) functions and values of the wetland.  A minimum buffer of 25 feet of permanent nonimpacted vegetative ground cover abutting and surrounding a wetland is required. Findings 1. There are no known wetlands located on the property. RULE F: EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL Standards  A plan shall demonstrate that appropriate erosion and sediment control measures protect downstream water bodies from the effects of a land-disturbing activity.  Erosion Control Plans must adhere to the MPCA Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas Manual. Findings 1. Erosion and sediment control measures are consistent with best management practices, as demonstrated in the MPCA manual Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas. 2. Adjacent properties are protected from sediment transport/deposition. 3. Wetlands, waterbodies and water conveyance systems are protected from erosion/sediment transport/deposition. 4. Total disturbed area is 1.36 acres; an NPDES permit is required. A SWPPP has been submitted. RULE G: ILLICIT DISCHARGE AND CONNECTION Standard  Stormwater management and utility plans shall indicate all existing and proposed connections from developed and undeveloped lands for all water that drains to the District MS4. Findings 1. New direct connections or replacement of existing connections are not proposed. 2. Prohibited discharges are not proposed. Recommendation: Approve with 3 Conditions Conditions: 1. Provide plans signed by a professional engineer per the Minnesota Board of AELSLAGID. 2. Provide a copy of the NPDES permit. W:\07 Programs\Permitting\2020\20-032, MnDOT TH94 noise wall\20-032 Permit Report_R1b.doc Page 3 of 4


3. Revise erosion control plan on Sheet 30 to show location(s) of vehicle tracking BMPs. Sheets 12 and 28 indicate the presence of a construction exit to minimize sediment track out, but the locations are not shown on Sheet 30. Volume Bank Recommendation: Approve withdrawal of 120 ft3 from MnDOT’s volume credit bank.

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Capitol Region Watershed District Applicant:

Josh Senso Semple Excavating and Trucking, Inc 91 Ridder Circle St Paul, MN 55107

Permit 20-034 Marydale Park Wetland Alice Messer City of St Paul 24 West 4th St; 400 City Hall Annex Saint Paul, MN 55102

Description: Wetland replacement for wetland impacts from trail construction. Stormwater Management: Not required District Rule: —E F Disturbed Area: 0.15 Acres Impervious Area: 0 Acres STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve with 5 Conditions: 1. Adjust the end of Section 1.2 Presence of wetland hydrology to read “within 12 inches of the surface for at least 14 consecutive days during the growing season.” 2. Add the following note to Section 1.2 Presence of wetland hydrology: “If the documented hydrology within the wetland meets the above criteria for two consecutive years with normal to drier than normal precipitation, hydrology monitoring may be discontinued for the area.” 3. Also include the following in the annual site monitoring reports: a. Total vegetative cover b. Hydrology data (see Condition 5) c. Comparison of observations to performance criteria 4. Specify that the Year 5 monitoring report will include a delineation of the wetland mitigation area based on the most current versions of the Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual (USACE, current version) and the Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Midwest Region (USACE, current version). 5. Provide a hydrology monitoring plan in Section 3.1. Hydrology monitoring may be accomplished by installation of a shallow water table monitoring well within the mitigation area in accordance with the Hydrologic Monitoring of Wetlands (BWSR, 2013) or monitoring the water surface elevation of Loeb Lake or the adjacent Type 3 wetland using a staff gauge. Surface or groundwater elevations should be recorded at least twice weekly during the first 2 months of the growing season and at least weekly thereafter.

Dale Street

Maryland Ave

Permit Location Permit Report 20-034

Aerial Photo Board Meeting Date: 11/04/2020


Capitol Region Watershed District Permit Report CRWD Permit #:

20-034

Review date:

October 29, 2020

Project Name:

Marydale Park Wetland

Applicant:

Alice Messer City of St. Paul 25 West 4th St., 400 City Hall Annex Saint Paul, MN 55102 651-266-6412 Alice.messer@ci.stpaul.mn.us

Purpose:

Wetland Replacement Plan application for wetland impacts from trail construction.

Location:

Southeast portion of Marydale Park, north of Jessamine Avenue and west of Mackubin Street.

Applicable Rules:

E, F

Recommendation:

Approve with 5 Conditions

EXHIBITS: 1. Grading and Erosion Control Plan, by City of Saint Paul, dated 10/26/2020, recv. 10/26/2020. 2. Wetland Performance Standards for Marydale Park, by City of Saint Paul, dated 10/26/2020, recv. 10/26/2020. HISTORY & CONSIDERATIONS: During reconstruction of a bituminous pathway in Marydale Park on July 2, 2020, 1,415 square feet of wetland were filled without a permit. Wetland impacts were determined by CRWD and City of Saint Paul staff. Removal of the wetland fill was determined to be infeasible. By watershed rule, replacement of the impacted wetland is required at a minimum of 2:1. The erosion and sediment control permit was issued October 23, 2020.

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RULE E: WETLAND MANAGEMENT Standard ➢ Wetlands shall not be drained, filled (wholly or in part), excavated, or have sustaining hydrology impacted such that there will be a decrease in the inherent (existing) functions and values of the wetland. ➢ A minimum buffer of 25 feet of permanent nonimpacted vegetative ground cover abutting and surrounding a wetland is required. Findings 1. There are two known wetlands located on the property. A Type 3 fringing wetland on the border of Loeb Lake and a Type 2/3 wetland across the bituminous pathway and adjacent to the southeast corner of Loeb Lake 2. CRWD and City of Saint Paul staff delineated the wetland boundaries. 3. 1,416 square feet of wetland impact has occurred. The impacts are from reconstruction of a bituminous pathway between Loeb Lake and an adjacent wetland. 4. Removal of the wetland fill is infeasible and is likely to result in further wetland impacts. 5. Replacement of the wetland impacts is proposed via on-site mitigation. 2,847 square feet of Type 2 & 3 wetlands are proposed to be created at the southeast portion of Marydale Park. 6. A minimum buffer of 25 feet has been provided for all the onsite wetlands. RULE F: EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL Standards ➢ A plan shall demonstrate that appropriate erosion and sediment control measures protect downstream water bodies from the effects of a land-disturbing activity. ➢ Erosion Control Plans must adhere to the MPCA Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas Manual. Findings 1. Erosion and sediment control measures are consistent with best management practices, as demonstrated in the MPCA manual Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas. 2. Adjacent properties are protected from sediment transport/deposition. 3. Wetlands, waterbodies and water conveyance systems are protected from erosion/sediment transport/deposition. 4. Total disturbed area is 0.15 acres; an NPDES permit is not required.

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Recommendation: Approve with 5 Conditions Conditions: 1. Adjust the end of Section 1.2 Presence of wetland hydrology to read “…within 12 inches of the surface for at least 14 consecutive days during the growing season.” 2. Add the following note to Section 1.2 Presence of wetland hydrology: “If the documented hydrology within the wetland meets the above criteria for two consecutive years with normal to drier than normal precipitation, hydrology monitoring may be discontinued for the area.” 3. Also include the following in the annual site monitoring reports: a. Total vegetative cover b. Hydrology data (see Condition 5) c. Comparison of observations to performance criteria 4. Specify that the Year 5 monitoring report will include a delineation of the wetland mitigation area based on the most current versions of the Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual (USACE, current version) and the Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Midwest Region (USACE, current version). 5. Provide a hydrology monitoring plan in Section 3.1. Hydrology monitoring may be accomplished by installation of a shallow water table monitoring well within the mitigation area in accordance with the Hydrologic Monitoring of Wetlands (BWSR, 2013) or monitoring the water surface elevation of Loeb Lake or the adjacent Type 3 wetland using a staff gauge. Surface or groundwater elevations should be recorded at least twice weekly during the first 2 months of the growing season and at least weekly thereafter.

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November 4, 2020 Board Meeting

IV. Special Report - 2020 GrantFunded BMP Inspection Results Summary and Maintenance Activities (Funke)

DATE: TO: FROM: RE:

October 28, 2020 CRWD Board of Managers Rachel Funke, Urban BMP Technician 2020 Grant-Funded BMP Inspection Results Summary and Maintenance Activities

Background Each year, CRWD staff complete inspections of completed grant projects to ensure their function and to offer maintenance advice to grantees. From June through August, CRWD staff and Minnesota Water Stewards completed inspections of clean water projects completed through the Saint Paul Streets (SPS) program and the Stewardship Grant program. In total, 333 projects were inspected. Issues CRWD staff and Minnesota Water Stewards completed inspections of all SPS boulevard curb-cut rain gardens, resulting in 250 inspections. CRWD staff also completed inspections of Stewardship Grant projects completed in the past five years, totaling 83 inspections. Stewardship Grant project types included rain gardens, permeable pavers, and shoreline buffer plantings. In total, 92% of the 333 clean water projects inspected received an A or B grade, meaning that the projects needed no or only light maintenance. The most common maintenance needs included weeding, clearing rain garden inlets, and replacing plants. Although most projects were in good condition, there were some common issues that emerged as barriers to successful maintenance. Though analysis of inspection results and grantee feedback, staff determined several common roadblocks for grantees. With this information in mind, CRWD plans to expand its support available to grantees in multiple ways. Although the responsibility of the property owner, CRWD decided to implement several improvements to existing grant-funded projects. These improvements included renovation of five rain gardens that were part of a 2012 Special Grant project along Burns Avenue and the removal of tall grasses at multiple 2008 SPS boulevard rain gardens. Improvements are also planned for the 2014 Montreal Avenue SPS rain gardens in Spring 2021. CRWD staff plan to continue inspections and maintenance programming to ensure the water quality benefit of the District’s BMPs and to provide meaningful support to grantees. Action Requested None, for your review and comment

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Our mission is to protect, manage and improve the water resources of Capitol Region Watershed District.


November 4, 2020 Board Meeting V. Action Item A) Approve Minutes of October 21, 2020 Regular Board Meeting (Sylvander)

Regular Meeting of the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) Board of Managers, for Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6:00 p.m. (Regular Meeting) via telephone and/or the web-based application Go To Meeting.

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES I.

Call to Order of Regular Meeting (President Joe Collins) A) Attendance

Managers Joe Collins, remote Shawn Murphy, remote Rick Sanders, remote Hawona Sullivan Janzen, remote Mary Texer, remote

B)

Staff Present Public Attendees Mark Doneux, CRWD Richard Weil, CAC Anna Eleria, CRWD - remote Belinda Gardner, CRWD - remote Elizabeth Hosch, CRWD – remote Chris Kucek, CRWD - remote Joe Sellner, CRWD – remote Michelle Sylvander, CRWD – remote Britta Belden, CRWD - remote James Mogen, Ramsey County Attorney, remote

Review, Amendments and Approval of the Agenda.

Motion 20-189: Approve the Agenda October 21, 2020 with no changes. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved II.

Public Comment

No comments were made. III.

Permit Applications and Program Updates A) 18-011 Hendrickson Apartments – Closure (Martinkosky)

Ms. Hosch reviewed permit #18-011 for Hendrickson Apartments. This permit was issued for the construction of an apartment building, surface pavement, and associated utilities. Stormwater is treated via


one underground infiltration system. The site is stable, and the stormwater treatment system has been confirmed to be functional. There is a $5,000 surety to return. Motion 20-190: Approve $5,000 surety return and Certificate of Completion for permit #18-011, Hendrickson Apartments. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved B) 20-012 McMurray Fields resurfacing – Closure (Hosch) Ms. Hosch reviewed permit #20-012 for McMurray Fields resurfacing. This permit was issued for the replacement of athletic turf fields and additional minor improvements at McMurray Field in St. Paul. This was only an erosion and sediment control permit. The site is stable and there was no surety collected for this public project. Motion 20-191: Approve Certificate of Completion for permit #20-012, McMurray Field resurfacing. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved C) 20-021 Hope Community Academy – Extend Review Period (Hosch) Ms. Hosch reviewed permit #20-021 for Hope Community Academy. The applicant requested an extension to the 60-day review period prior to the expiration. The applicant has requested the additional time to complete the required conditions. Motion 20-192: Approve 60-day review period extension for Permit 20-021 Hope Community Academy to expire December 26, 2020. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved D) 20-029 Fairview and University – Extend Review Period (Hosch) Ms. Hosch reviewed permit #20-029 for Fairview and University. The applicant requested an extension to the 60-day review period prior to the expiration. The applicant has requested the additional time to complete the required conditions. Motion 20-193: Approve 60-day review period extension for Permit 20-029 Fairview and University to expire December 22, 2020. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved E) 20-031 Highland Bridge Rowhomes Model Home (Hosch)


Ms. Hosch reviewed permit #20-031 for Highland Bridge Rowhomes Model Home. The applicant, Pulte Homes will construct 14 rowhomes and a privately owned alley. Runoff will connect to the approved Ford Site Redevelopment Stormwater Management Plan. The applicable rules are Stormwater Management (Rule C), Flood Control (Rule D), and Erosion and Sediment Control (Rule F). The disturbed area of this project is .93 acres with .64 acres impervious surface. Motion 20-194: Approve with 6 Conditions Conditions: 1. Receipt of $3,200 surety. 2. Provide a copy of the NPDES permit. 3. Provide a grading plan for the final build out. Currently on the phase 1 and phase 2 grading plans are included. 4. Provide a separate landscaping plan for all three phases of construction that detail both temporary and permanent stabilization. 5. Revise Exhibit 9 Stormwater Impervious Design Spreadsheet to reflect up-to-date impervious areas for Block 3 Lot 1 and for Outlet A. The areas provided in the spreadsheet to not reflect the most upto-date permit report for CRWD permit 20-025. 6. Update and submit the Ford Site subwatershed map and XP-SWMM model so they accurately reflect the changes proposed by this development. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved IV.

Special Reports

No special report. V.

Action Items A) AR: Approve Minutes of the October 7, 2020 Regular Meeting (Sylvander)

Motion 20-195: Approve the Minutes of the October 7, 2020 Regular Meeting. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved B) AR: Approve Accounts Payable/Receivables for September (Sylvander) Motion 20-196: Approve September 2020 Accounts Payable/Receivable and Budget Report and direct Board Treasurer and President to endorse and disperse checks for these payments. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously approved C) AR: Approve 2021 Benefit Program (Doneux)


Administrator Doneux reviewed the District has purchased a health benefit package from Health Partners through North Risk Partners since 2012. Each year the District must renew and enroll employees into benefit plans. Staff has obtained benefit quotes from North Risk Partners for health, dental and insurance coverage. North Risk Partners obtains quotes from at least three vendors when soliciting benefit quotes. Rates increased 518% for medical and were unchanged for Dental. Open enrollment will begin on October 22nd and end on November 23rd. There will be an employee benefits informational meeting on Tuesday, October 27th. The Personnel Committee met and recommends approval of the plan for 2021. Motion 20-197: Approve the 2021 Employee Benefit Program Murphy/Sanders Unanimously approved D) AR: Approve Villa Park Sediment Pond Outlet Design Agreement (Sellner) Mr. Sellner reviewed the pipe that connects the Sedimentation Basin to Wet Cell #5 in Villa Park is the location of the District’s Villa Park Inlet Monitoring Station. This pipe and its upstream inlet structure have had a long history of becoming blocked with debris following rain fall events. This clogging has required the use of significant maintenance time and resources for the City of Roseville. The debris around and in the pipe that cause clogging has led to additional CRWD staff time to ensure high quality monitoring data. Additionally, an inlet channel that drains to the sedimentation basin from County Rd B is eroding and the existing geogrid structure is failing. In 2014, CRWD and Roseville staff discussed replacement of the pipe and the inlet structure. The board approved an agreement in 2014 with EOR for a new design, but the project was ultimately put on hold by Roseville. In 2020, Roseville approached CRWD with the intention of resuming the project and expanding the scope to include the eroding inlet channel. Roseville and CRWD staff have discussed a cost-share of the engineering and construction costs for this project. CRWD would fund the engineering and design while Roseville would fund construction. Staff have solicited an updated proposal from EOR, Inc. to complete the engineering design for the project. Fiscal note: 2020 CRWD Budget Fund: 310-18476 Upper Villa Maintenance, budget $29,160, current balance $25,715. Motion 20-198: Approve Villa Park Sediment Pond Outlet Design Agreement and authorize Administrator to execute a consultant services agreement with EOR, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $19,800. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously approved VI.

Unfinished Business A) Diversity Plan Update (Gardner)


Ms. Gardner provided an update on the diversity plan. Ms. Gardner will be presenting the diversity plan at the MAWD annual conference in December. B) Citizen Science Update (Kucek) Mr. Kucek reviewed the 2020 CRWD Watershed Management Plan (WMP) calls for a citizen science monitoring program that expands the District’s data collection capabilities and allows residents to engage with the District and invest in their water resources (2020 WMP 211G). At the same time, trash pollution was identified by stakeholders in the WMP as an important issue to address. Trash reduction planning and implementation around water resources District-wide is also specified in the WMP (Goals WQ-1, WQ-2, WQ-7, Implementation Item 370-I). CRWD does not currently collect data specifically on trash as part of its monitoring program. Trash pollution is difficult to quantify using typical water quality monitoring methods: it is spread out on the landscape and it does not fit nicely into a sample bottle. Trash filtered out by BMPs is also difficult to quantify because it requires maintenance, sorting, identification, and disposal. To address both needs identified in the 2020 WMP, CRWD staff have developed a volunteer monitoring program, the Trash Data Project. The goal of the program is to determine: 1) How much trash is there in the watershed; 2) What kinds of trash are typically found; 3) Where is trash located; and 4) How can we help reduce trash in the watershed? Mr. Kucek reviewed the Trash Data Project with the Board of Managers and demonstrate the trash survey and interactive dashboard. The Trash Data Project asks watershed residents to monitor trash around CRWD and submit data on the amount, type, and location of trash they observe through an online survey. Participants are also encouraged, but not required, to pick up and remove the trash they observe. Data is displayed on an interactive dashboard which allows participants to immediately see their contribution to the program. The webpage also lists safety instructions as well as information on the detrimental impacts of trash pollution. The Trash Data Project is currently in a testing phase. Community partners and the CAC have been asked to participate in the program and provide feedback through a follow-up questionnaire. Following the testing phase, staff will incorporate their feedback over winter 20/21, followed by a broader District-wide rollout spring 2021. Manager Murphy wanted to know what people should do with the trash they have collected. Manager Murphy shared that the MN mosquito patrol will pick up tires and recommended that a link be added to the website. President Collins asked if Parks and Rec have been contacted. Ms. Belden replied that CRWD has been in contact with Parks and Rec to coordinate efforts. Administrator Doneux added that trash clean up is part of the watershed management plan. Managers were very pleased with the program. No action requested. For information only. C) 2020 Watershed Plan Update (Eleria) Ms. Eleria and Administrator Doneux will be presenting the 2020 Watershed Plan to BWSR.


D) Seminary Pond Update (Eleria) Ms. Eleria provided a video review of the seminary pond. Provided a review of time lapse video showing to progress of reconstruction. VII.

General Information A) Board of Manager’s Updates

Manager Texer gave an update on the MAWD Annual Meeting. Plans are just getting wrapped up for the conference to be held virtually this year because of COVID-19. The dates of the conference will be December 1-4. Registration will be opening soon. VIII. Next Meetings A) B)

IX.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 5:00 PM - Board Workshop and Regular Meeting Wednesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00 PM - CAC Meeting – Manager Murphy will be attending Adjournment

Motion 20-199: Adjournment of the October 21, 2020 Regular Board Meeting at 7:35 P.M. Murphy/Sanders Unanimously Approved Respectfully submitted, Michelle Sylvander


November 4, 2020 Board Meeting V. Action Item – B) Adopt CRWD 2021-2030 Watershed Management Plan (Eleria)

DATE: TO: FROM: RE:

October 30, 2020 CRWD Board of Managers Anna Eleria, Division Manager Adopt CRWD 2021-2030 Watershed Management Plan

Background In early September, CRWD’s Board of Managers approved the final draft 2021 – 2030 Watershed Management Plan, which encompasses the priority issues, focus areas, measurable goals and implementation activities for CRWD over the next ten years. The final draft Plan was submitted to the MN Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) for their final review and approval. Issues For over a month and a half, the final draft Plan underwent review by BWSR staff, Central Region Committee members and the full BWSR Board. CRWD staff presented the plan to the Central Region Committee in mid-October. The committee then recommended its approval to the full BWSR Board. The BWSR Board took action on the Plan and approved it on October 28, 2020. See attached BWSR Board Letter and Order. Key comments from BWSR staff, Central Committee and Board included praise for undergoing a thorough and inclusive Plan update, creating a visually appealing, well thought out and plain language Plan, and focusing on engagement and service to underserved areas and communities in the District. CRWD staff are conducting one final review of the Plan to identify minor edits (e.g. spelling errors, formatting issues, grammatical errors, and minor information updates). Staff anticipate addressing the minor edits and having a final Plan available by early December. Action Requested Adopt the CRWD 2021-2030 Watershed Management Plan. Encs.

BWSR Letter dated 10-28-2020 BWSR Order Approving CRWD Watershed Management Plan CRWD Resolution Adopting Watershed Management Plan

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Our mission is to protect, manage and improve the water resources of Capitol Region Watershed District.


Our mission is to protect, manage and improve the water resources of Capitol Region Watershed District.


October 28, 2020 Capitol Region Watershed District C/o Mark Doneux, Administrator 595 Aldine Street Saint Paul, MN 55104 Dear Chair and Managers: I am pleased to inform you that the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (Board) has approved the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) revised Watershed Management Plan (Plan) at its regular meeting held on October 28, 2020. For your records I have enclosed a copy of the signed Board Order that documents approval of the Plan. Please be advised that the CRWD must adopt and implement the Plan within 120 days of the date of the Order, in accordance with MN Statutes 103B.231, Subd. 10. The managers, staff, consultants, advisory committee members, and all others involved in the planning process are to be commended for developing a plan that clearly presents water management goals, actions, and priorities of the watershed. With continued implementation of your Plan, the protection and management of the water resources within the watershed will be greatly enhanced to the benefit of the residents. The Board looks forward to working with you as you implement this Plan and document its outcomes. Please contact Melissa King of our staff at 651-350-8845, or at the central office address for further assistance in this matter. Sincerely,

Gerald Van Amburg, Chair Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Enclosure CC:

John Gleason, DNR (via email) Jeff Risberg, MPCA (via email) John Freitag, MDH (via email) Jeff Berg, MDA (via email) Judy Sventek, Met Council (via email) Beth Neuendorf, MN DOT (via email) Kevin Bigalke, BWSR (via email) Ryan Hughes, BWSR (via email) Melissa King, BWSR (via email) File Copy

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BOARD DECISION #20-50 Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources 520 Lafayette Road North Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155

In the Matter of the review of the Watershed Management Plan for the Capitol Region Watershed District, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.231, Subdivision 9.

ORDER APPROVING A WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PLAN

Whereas, the Board of Managers of the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) submitted a Watershed Management Plan (Plan) dated September 8, 2020 to the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (Board) pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.231, Subd. 9, and; Whereas, the Board has completed its review of the Plan; Now Therefore, the Board hereby makes the following Findings of Fact, Conclusions and Order: FINDINGS OF FACT 1. Watershed District Establishment. The CRWD is a special-purpose unit of government that was established by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) on September 23, 1998 based on a nominating petition filed by residents within the watershed. The district was created for the general purposes of conserving the waters and natural resources of the watershed. CRWD’s first watershed management plan was approved in 2000. The most recent watershed management plan was approved by the Board on August 26, 2010. 2. Authority of Plan. The Metropolitan Surface Water Management Act requires the preparation of a watershed management plan for the subject watershed area which meets the requirements of Minnesota Statutes Sections 103B.201 to 103B.251. 3. Nature of the Watershed. The CRWD is 40.6 square miles, located in southwestern Ramsey County and includes portions of the Cities of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Maplewood, Roseville, and St. Paul and the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus. The confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers is near the District’s southern boundary and a number of water resources are present in the CRWD, including Como, McCarrons, Loeb and Crosby lakes as well as several wetlands. The watershed is fully developed and contains areas of dense urban development, including St. Paul’s Central Business District. Land use in the District is primarily single-family residential (46%), with commercial and industrial land uses generally located along the major roadway and rail corridors. The Metropolitan Council has identified areas of concentrated poverty (ACP50) – census tracts where greater than 50% of the residents are people of color and at least 40% of the residents living below 185% of the federal poverty threshold—which are present in the eastern half of the watershed. 4. Plan Development and Review. CRWD formally initiated the planning process for the 2021-2030 Watershed Management Plan (Plan) on January 16, 2019. As required by MR 8410, a specific process was followed to identify and assess priority issues. CRWD implemented a robust stakeholder outreach effort to


solicit input for the 10-year update to the Plan. Notification and request for input was sent to State review agencies and municipal and regional stakeholders on February 8, 2019. Beginning in April 2019, multiple outreach activities were also conducted which included: workshops with the CRWD Board of Managers, staff, technical advisory committee (TAC), and citizen advisory committee (CAC); four community conversation events with watershed residents; face-to-face meetings with three St. Paul District Councils and six community organizations representing different cultural and ethnic groups; and in-person and online surveys. The initial kick-off and planning meeting was held on May 22, 2019 as a workshop for the TAC and local partners. The CRWD received over 800 comments from the combined variety of outreach activities completed from February through June 2019. The draft Plan was submitted to the Board, other state agencies, and local governments for the formal 60day review on July 14, 2020 pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.231, Subd. 7. The CRWD prepared a written response to the 60-day comments and then held a public hearing on August 19, 2020. Once the Plan revisions to address comments received were completed, the CRWD Board of Managers passed a resolution to send the revised draft Plan to BWSR (and State Review Agencies) for the final 90-day review and approval. This was received by the Board on September 9, 2020. Comments received during the 90-day review period indicated that the reviewers had no further comments. 5. Local Review. The CRWD distributed copies of the draft Plan to local units of government for their review pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B132, Subd. 7. Local written comments and edits were received from the Ramsey County, Ramsey County Soil and Water Conservation Division, the Saint Paul Port Authority, the City of Saint Paul, and the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization. The draft Plan was also made available for comment by the general public. Additional written comments were received from the CRWD’s CAC, the Gloria Dei Church, the Capitol River Council, and five individuals. The CRWD responded in writing to all stakeholders who commented during the 60-day review period, addressing each concern. 6. Metropolitan Council Review. During the 60-day review the Council commended the CRWD for preparation of an excellent plan that is consistent with Council policies and the Council’s Water Resources Policy Plan. The CRWD noted the comment. During the 90-day review, the Council indicated that they had no further comments. 7. Department of Agriculture (MDA) Review. The MDA did not provide formal comment. 8. Department of Health (MDH) Review. The MDH did not provide formal comment. 9. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Review. The DNR did not provide formal comment during the 60-day review. During the 90-day review, the DNR indicated that they had no comments and that they looked forward to working with the CRWD on implementing the approved Plan. 10. Pollution Control Agency (PCA) Review. During the 60-day review the PCA noted that they found the plan to be adequate. The PCA also requested specific revisions to two footnotes in one table of the Plan. The CRWD revised the table footnotes to address comments. 11. Department of Transportation (DOT) Review. The DOT did not provide formal comment. 12. Board Review. During the 60-day review Board staff commended the CRWD on outreach efforts to obtain input and for the effort taken to create a visually appealing, well thought out, and plain language Plan. Board staff provided a comprehensive review of the plan by section. Board staff comments were related to identifying any missing content, correction of invalid links, a request for more specific statutory references,

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and also identified areas and suggestions within the Plan Goals and self-evaluation of Plan implementation which required additional conversation and clarifying language. This included a request to state the goals, so they would be more clearly measurable and implementation progress could be more clearly evaluated. The CRWD and Board had several discussions and the Plan was revised as necessary to address all comments. 13. Plan Summary. CRWD utilized the input received to categorize, define and identify the nine Plan themes, eight resource and organization issue categories and issue statements, 64 goals and many Plan implementation activities. Implementation activities and projects were prioritized into of one of three classification levels: critical, important, or beneficial. Five subwatershed areas were also targeted with consideration to natural resources, water quality goals, stakeholder input and geographic distribution of water quality improvement projects. Three of the five subwatersheds (Phalen Creek, Saint Anthony Hill, Trout Brook) correspond to areas of racially concentrated poverty (ACP50) within CRWD; which were targeted to help CRWD achieve goals that seek to improve representation and diversity, inclusion and equity and to focus Plan implementation including CRWD program, community engagement, and planning efforts. Some Plan highlights include: • Continuation of the ‘Bring Water Back’ campaign and promotion of the physical restoration of water resources and wetlands and daylighting piped streams • A commitment to achieve specific water quality standards and ecological health goals for Como, McCarrons and Crosby Lakes. • A commitment to offset the stormwater impacts of development by maximizing the natural water retention, storage and infiltration capacity of the watershed. • Continued implementation of a robust Monitoring, Assessment, and Research Program. • Implementation of a Diversity & Inclusion Program with a commitment to provide greater representation, diversity, inclusion and equity to CRWD operations, programs and activities. • A community engagement program that integrates art and innovative methods to communicate with and educate residents. • A commitment to develop relationships with audiences that have been and provide grant program outreach and implementation in underserved areas. • Strengthening community resiliency and mitigating the impacts of climate change. • Consideration of requirements for land-disturbances less than 1 acre, for chlorides and to incentivize green infrastructure. • A diversified funding plan that recognizes cost savings through partnerships and coordination. 14. Central Region Committee Meeting. On October 13, 2020, the Board’s Central Region Committee and staff met in St. Paul and via teleconference to review and discuss the final Plan. Those in attendance from the Board’s committee were Joe Collins (chair), Nicole Blasing, Jill Crafton, Andrea Date, Jayne Hager Dee, Kathryn Kelly, Joel Larson, and Steve Robertson. Board staff in attendance were Assistant Director Kevin Bigalke, Board Conservationist Melissa King, Clean Water Specialist Barb Peichel, and Water Programs Coordinator Annie Felix-Gerth. CRWD representatives in attendance were District staff Mark Doneux and Anna Eleria and District Board Managers Shawn Murphy, Rick Sanders, and Mary Texer. CRWD Administrator Mark Doneux and CRWD Planning, Projects & Grants Division Manager Anna Eleria provided an overview of past CRWD accomplishments and highlights of the Plan and process. Board staff recommended approval of the Plan. After presentation and discussion, the committee’s decision was to recommend approval of the Plan to the full board.

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CONCLUSIONS 1.

All relevant substantive and procedural requirements of law and rule have been fulfilled.

2.

The Board has proper jurisdiction in the matter of approving the Watershed Management Plan for the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.231, Subd. 9.

3.

The CRWD Watershed Management Plan, attached to this Order, defines the water and water-related problems within the CRWD’s boundaries, possible solutions thereto, and an implementation program through 2030.

4.

The CRWD Watershed Management Plan will be effective October 28, 2020 through October 31, 2030.

5.

The attached Plan is in conformance with the requirements of Minnesota Statutes Sections 103B.201 to 103B.251. ORDER

The Board hereby approves the attached Capitol Region Watershed District Watershed Management Plan dated September 8, 2020. Dated at Saint Paul, Minnesota this 28th day of October 2020. MINNESOTA BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES _______________________________

Date: October 28, 2020

Gerald Van Amburg, Chair Board of Water and Soil Resources

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Resolution # 20-xxx Date Adopted: November 4, 2020

Resolution Capitol Region Watershed District

In the matter pertaining to: the adoption of the CRWD 2020 Watershed Management Plan Board Member: Manager ________ introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption, seconded by Board Member Manager ______________. WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 103D.401, requires the managers to adopt a watershed management plan for any and all of the purposes for which a watershed was established, and WHEREAS, 103D.405 requires that a Watershed District revise its water management plan at least once every 10 years after the original watershed management plan is approved, and WHEREAS, the revised watershed management plan of the district must conform closely with adopted watershed management plan guidelines of the Board of Water and Soil Resources, and WHEREAS, Capitol Region Watershed District has determined that the watershed management plan will help promote the health and welfare of the citizens of Capitol Region Watershed District, and Whereas, that Capitol Region Watershed District coordinated its efforts in the update of its plan with all local units of government within the county, and the state review agencies; and incorporated, where appropriate, any existing plans and rules which have been developed and adopted by watershed districts having jurisdiction wholly or partly within Capitol Region Watershed District into its local watershed management plan. Whereas, the Board of Managers of the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) submitted a final draft Watershed Management Plan (Plan) dated September 8, 2020 to the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (Board) pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.231, Subd. 9, and; Whereas, the BWSR Central Region Committee reviewed and recommended approval of the plan at its October 13, 2020 Meeting; and the BWSR Board approved the plan at its October 28, 2020 meeting; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Capitol Region Watershed District Board of Managers to adopt the 2020 Watershed Management Plan.

Vote: Approved/Denied Manager Yeas* Nays Collins Texer Sullivan Janzen Sanders Murphy TOTAL

Absent

Abstain

Requested By: Recommended for Approval: Approved by Attorney: Funding Approved:

Mark Doneux Mark Doneux N/A N/A

*Approval must receive minimum of 3 Yeas Supporting Documentation Incorporated by Reference Date Document Prepared By 6/7/20 Prelim. 2021 Budget and Levy CRWD 9/2/20 Proposed 2021 Budget and Levy CRWD

Resolution Adoption Certified by the Board of Managers: By: _____________________________________________

Date: November 4, 2020

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