Commission on the Environment and Water Quality – July 11, 2013 7:00 pm

The following minutes are not taken verbatim and only reflect an overall representation
of the meeting.

CALL TO ORDER: Chairperson Pfund called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm
MEMBERS PRESENT: A roll call of members was taken and a quorum was present.
Maureen Pfund
Barry LaRoy
Richard Micka- arrived 8:15pm
Jerry McKart
Ike Owens
Dan stefanski – via phone
Brian Egen
Bonnie Finzel – Doster
Hal Weakly
Special Guest – Melonie Foose – MDNR
Jeanie Micka – Citizen

Update on projects:
Fish Passage Phase 1 – Finalizing – Post monitoring work being completed.
Fish Passage Phase 2 – Out for bid, awarded to Lee and Ryan ( remediation efforts
speacility) – Waterloo Dam Channel no work on permit until Aug. 1,2013, dams 4 and 5
are a go, Grape dam is a go.

Sterling Island – Finalized.

Solid Waste Grant – to pay for additional questions for Resilient Monroe Project.
Discussion on Living Working Watershed, Motion to name it “ Living Watershed” made
by Ike Owens, 2nd by Bonnie Finzel-Doster, motion passed. A speacil Thanks to Mr.
Micka for all the work he has put into this project.

Reviewed Web site- all agreed it looks good. Maintain for at least one year.

Beach Closing BUI – Discussed, and reviewed, send any comments to Melonie. Motion
to accept BUI with changes by Dan Stenfanski, 2nd by Barry LaRoy, motion passed.

Barry – Reviewed water level report.
Melonie – BUI – review at next meeting. Site visit with MDNR Director Wyant July 31,
2013
Dick Micka – Resilient Monroe Citizen Action meeting need participation
Brian – Historical Commission recognized COTE efforts.
Jeanie Micka – Lotus Bed tour July 27, 2013.

Meeting Adjourned – 8:40 pm Motion by Brain Egen 2nd by Hal Weakly