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May 11, 2020 District Meeting Agenda and Minutes (virtual meeting)


Missoula Conservation District – May 11, 2020, Meeting at 7:00 pm
For access information please contact Barb Kreis between 9:00am and 3:30 PM on weekdays before the meeting at, or 406-303-3427
If you cannot reach Barb, you can contact Jen McBride at or text 406-214-5131

I.       Call Meeting to Order

II.    COVID-19 Operations Update

III.   March Minutes/Treasurer’s Report

IV.   Public Comment

V.    NRCS Report

310 Permit Applications

MS-41-19 – Double Arrow Ranch Landowners Association (DARLOA) c/o Greg Neudecker, DARLOA Board Member – Trail Creek – Bridge Construction & Culvert Replacement
Geocode: on or adjacent to 04-2540-11-2-02-01-0000 (tabled August 12, 2019)

MS-04-20 (Re: CM-08-19) – James Schlinger – Barber Creek – Vegetation and Debris Removal
Geocode: 04-2992-19-1-01-11-0000 (tabled February 10, 2020)

MS-06-20 – Jon and Lori Watson (DNRC Lease Property) – Clearwater River – Building and Stairs
Geocode: 04-2435-20-1-02-03-0000

MS-07-20 – Al Zepeda – Lolo Creek – Debris Removal
Geocode: 04-2092-33-4-01-05-0000

MS-08-20 – Northwestern Energy – Grant Creek – Utility Boring
Geocode: 04-2326-21-2-03-19-0000

MS-09-20 – Northwestern Energy – Bitterroot River – Utility Boring
Geocode: ROW north of 04-2199-26-3-05-12-0000

MS-10-20 – Shannon Luikart – LaValle Creek – Bridge Construction
Geocode: 04-2325-13-1-01-13-0000

MS-11-20 – Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited – Boles Creek – Irrigation Structure Upgrade
Geocode: 04-2540-30-2-01-01-0000

MS-12-20 – Kris Davis – O’Keefe Creek – Remove Gravel from Culvert
Geocode: 04-2429-27-2-01-13-0000

MS-13-20 – Scott Tucker (Valley of the Moon LLC) c/o Ron Pierce – Gilbert Creek – Pond Sediment Removal
Geocode: 04-1978-27-1-01-01-0000

VI. 310 Complaints

CM-05-19 – Ed Brewer – Camas Creek – Undersized Culvert
Geocode: 04-2204-31-1-01-08-0000

CM-01-20 – Al Zepeda – Lolo Creek – Vegetation/Debris Removal
Geocode: 04-2092-33-4-01-05-0000

VII. Existing Violations

CM-04-19 (Re: MS-01-20) – Fred Mills – Clark Fork River – Work on Bank – Stairs
Geocode: 04-2323-07-1-02-12-0000

CM-06-19 – Betty Miller – Rattlesnake Creek – Vegetation Removal
Geocode: 04-2200-11-3-06-01-0000

CM-08-19 (Re: MS-04-20) – James Schlinger – Barber Creek – Excavation on Creek and Banks
Geocode: 04-2992-19-1-01-11-0000

VIII. 310 Inquiries & Issues

IX. Reports
A. County Attorney
B. Montana FWP
C. Bitter Root RC&D
D. District Committees
E. Missoula CD Employees
F. Other Reports

X. New Business
A. Correspondence
B. Other New Business

XI. Old Business
A. MACD 2020 Dues
B. Grant Programs
i. District Programs
1. MT Natural Resources Youth Camp Sponsorship Request
2. MUD Project’s Pollinator Garden and Workshop Sponsorship Request
3. Montana Biological Weed Control Project Sponsorship Request
4. Other
ii. DNRC Sponsored
1. Lolo Watershed Group – RRGL Grant Sponsorship Request
2. Seeley Sewer District – 223 Grant Sponsorship Request
3. Other DNRC Sponsored
C. MSU Extension/Weed District Collaboration – Fairgrounds Building
D. Equipment Program
E. Other Old Business

XII. Payment of Bills/Adjournment

The next Missoula Conservation District Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  Location TBD