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

Absent

Barry LaRoy

Gloria Rafko

Ike Owens

Special Guests:

Melanie Foose MDEQ

Approval of minutes from April 9, 2015

PROJECT UPDATES:

  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.

UPDATES from MEMBERS-

  • 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