The City of Monroe Commission on Environment and Water Quality MINUTES February 11, 2016 7:00 pm

Call to Order: Chairperson Pfund called the meeting to order at 7:05pm

Members Present: A roll call of members was taken and a quorum was present.

Richard Micka

Maureen Pfund

Brian Egen

Bonnie Finzel-Doster

Dan Stefanski – Via Phone

Barry LaRoy

Isaac Owens

Gloria Rafko

Excused

Miward Beaudry

Special Guests:

Melanie Foose, MDEQ

Approval of minutes from January 14, 2016

Grant UPDATES:

PAC Grant 2015 –

  • Media Outreach – City of Monroe Public Relations Specialist (Jody Egan) created an ad for the Monroe Evening News MEN for Friday January 15, 2016
  • A sub committee was formed to refresh the Outreach Booklet. To include “Eat Clean Fish, Flowering Rush, and the Legacy Project. It will be a PDF and MPACT System ready.

Subcommittee members: Melanie, Barry, Brian, Milward and Maureen. A work in Progress.

  • Reviewed Report from Strategic Planning Session. Bonnie made a motion to accept the report. Second my Mr. Micka – motion passed.

Flowering Rush _

  • Barry attended a conference call and the City will be involved in a grant that will overlap our current grant – so we now have funding until December 2018.

MDEQ Update – Our FSR report was submitted on time and complete. Thank you, from Melanie.

Don’t forget April 14 Joe Bohr and Michelle Bruneau will be at our meeting.

Adjournment – Motion by Dan seconded by Isaac – 8:25 pm