Commission on the Environment and Water Quality MINUTES January 9, 2014 7:00 pm

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-
Dan Stefanski ~ Via Phone
Brian Egen
Bonnie Finzel – Doster
Gloria Rafko
Special Guests – Melanie Foose – MDEQ
Jody Egen – Graphic Designer
Excused – Hal Weakly
Absent – Issac Owens
Motion to accept the meeting minutes from November 14, 2013 by Richard Micka; second by Brian Egen. Motion passed.

Update on Projects:
DNAPL – Discussions continue with MDEQ and EPA – regarding options for additional cleanup and funding.
BUI Assessments – Update, started out with 9 have removed 3 and 6 are remaining. Once monitoring is completed and data is collected and management action is competed we can look at removing more.
Fish Passage Phase 2 –Video completed by Barry LaRoy on all projects; Dams 4 and 5 – complete; Veterans park is 70 % complete; Mill Race is 50% complete.
GLC Update –We had left over funds from this grant – our intent is to have the dollars rolled over into new grant to help fund the interpretive signage for area parks. Jody Egen – discussed what she would be able to commit to as we design and produce the interpretive signage.
After discussion a motion was made to modify the grant and have Jody Egen submit a quote for work to be done on interpretive signage. A motion was made by Bonnie Finzel-Doster, support by Dan Stefanski, motion passed.

Members time ~ Brian and Jody are having a BABY!!!! Congratulations!!!!
Richard Micka ~ A motion was made to have the City Council sponsor a resolution regarding Asian Carp. The motion was seconded by Brian Egen – motion passed.

ADJOURN – Motion made by Barry LaRoy, second by Brian Egen 8:32pm