The City of Monroe Commission on Environment and Water Quality MINUTES September 8, 2016 7:00 pm

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

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

Maureen Pfund

Barry LaRoy

Isaac Owens

Bonnie Finzel-Doster

Richard Micka

Gloria Rafko

Brian Egen

Miward Beaudry

Excused

Dan Stefanski

Guests

Melanie Foose – MDEQ

Approval of minutes from July 14, 2016 – Motion by Brian Egen Seconded by Barry LaRoy

UPDATES

NAPL / PCB Sediment Remediation Project/Event

Project should be completed by October 2016

4 members were in attendance, very nice event.

PAC Grant 2016-

Photographer has been secured and has begun taking pictures

River Cleanup Saturday 9-noon Lunch will be provided.

Flowering Rush Grant

Spray Mid-August and again in October will also pull dead weeds.

Melanie Foose OGL MDEQ

Forge Fish were caught and will be examined for deformities BUI and report will be available 12-18 months.

AOC- In Recovery Guidance – Do we want to pursue this status for the River Raisin?

Members Time

Richard Micka –updated us on activies at the Port of Monroe

Barry – Mini Posters will be distributed to Library system

Adjournment – Motion by Gloria Rafko, seconded by Brian Egen  8:10pm