The City of Monroe Commission on Environment and Water Quality MINUTES October 13, 2016 7:00 pm

Call to Order: Chairperson Pfund called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

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

Maureen Pfund

Barry LaRoy

Isaac Owens

Richard Micka

Gloria Rafko

Brian Egen

Dan Stefanski

Excused

Bonnie Finzel-Doster

Milward Beaudry

Guests

Melanie Foose – MDEQ

Approval of minutes from October 13 , 2016 – Motion by Brian Egen Seconded by Dan Stefanski

UPDATES

NAPL / PCB Sediment Remediation Project/Event

Project is 99.9% competed

29,580 cubic yards of sediment have been removed; 1252 loads of material have been trucked out; 900,000 gallons of waste water has been treated.

Final Capping will begin on October 24, 2016

PAC Grant 2016-

All pictures taken were reviewed by Commission.

River Clean up was a success, Duffy Towing donated time to reach the larger debris along with City workers, Brian hauled off $33.00 worth of scrap.

Field Guide “stuffers” will go out in Water Bill

Flowering Rush Grant

Final Spray of season will be done October 14; Munson Park to Hellenberg park

Melanie Foose OGL MDEQ

SPAC – Fall Meeting October 27-28 Water Strategy report will be released.

Great Lakes Restoration Meeting Event will be October 21, 2016 at the Henry Ford

Melanie will begin to write up a Benthos and Dredging BUI removal paper this winter.

Benthos BUI – 2018

Dredging BUI – 2017

Members Time

Richard Micka –updated us on activities at the Port of Monroe; and briefly discussed the Annex.

Isaac – commented on the Scenic View Easement.

Motion by Dan Stefanski, seconded by Brian Egen  7:50 pm