The City of Monroe Commission on Environment and Water Quality MINUTES May 14, 2015 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

Bob Potter

Dan Stefanski via phone

Bonnie Finzel-Doster


Barry LaRoy

Gloria Rafko

Ike Owens

Special Guests:

Melanie Foose MDEQ

Approval of minutes from April 9, 2015


  1. Flowering Rush Grants –grant has been submitted tentative schedule 2015 spray in July, Spray in the Fall repeat for 2016.
  2. Outreach Material Interpretive Signs and Brochures – 3 signs are waiting to be installed and Brochures, placemats and posters will be ordered, Lamour Printing.
  3. NAPL / PCB update – 60% of design work completed. Permits and review is ongoing. There will be a conference call set up to review plan.
  4. Safe Fish signs will be installed – in the City, state park, county parks, Waterloo and Grape Dams, Library, and Trading post.
  5. PAC Grant – Dan has summited the grant.
  6. DEQ Update – Melanie Foose – State PAC meeting June 3 and 4, 2015.

BUI removal document comments due May 14, 2015, comments will be reviewed and in cooperated then a 30 day public review will begin.

Motion made for BUI Removal Support letter by Dan Stefanski, second by Brian Egen – motion passed.


  • Bob – Conservation District received a grant through the GLC to purchase Filter Strip equipment.
  • Micka – Review documents regarding the River Raisin Watershed; State Wide PAC in Port Huron Review; Dundee RCPP? Progress update; June 16-17 Roscommon Workshop “ Site Characterization”

Motion to Adjourn by Dan Stefanski and support by Brian Egen 8:15 PM