The City of Monroe Commission on Environment and Water Quality MINUTES February 8, 2018 7:00 pm

Call to Order: Chairman Egen called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm


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

Richard Micka

Brian Egen

Andrew Felder

Ed Kane

Barry LaRoy

Excused:          Isaac Owens

Bonnie Finzel-Doster

Dan Stefanski

Milward Beaudry

Coffee provided for the COTE.

Approval of minutes from January 11, 2018 meeting – Motion by Micka, Seconded by Felder, motion passed.

PAC Grant 2017:

Reviewed two of the revised grant tasks.  Discussed revisions to the River Raisin AOC GIS StoryMap.  City staff are working with a few consultants (RitterGIS and Winter Apple Photography) for the GIS interface and pictures for each item listed.  Egen presented a revised PSA script (V2), COTE reviewed and discussed the content & length for using with a radio version.  A longer version with assets / video will be developed thereafter.  Jerry Gystin of MPACT will voiceover the PSA when done.  Briefly touched on Media Outreach package to be delayed until June 2018 and Drone Video to be completed before media package so as to promote all tasks and proposed 2018 river cleanup.

2018 River Cleanup Grant application: Discussed grant RFP & application to be submitted no later than Feb 20, 2018.


7:46 pm due to Micka having to leave the meeting a quorum was not available such that a motion made by Micka, Seconded by Egen to officially end the meeting.