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October 13, 2020 District Meeting Agenda and Minutes (virtual meeting)


Missoula Conservation District – October 13, 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 Bryan Vogt at or text 406-880-3526

I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Minutes/Treasurer’s Report

III. Public Comment

IV. NRCS Report

V. DNRC Emergency Funding Opportunity – Laurie Zeller, Conservation Districts Bureau Chief

VI. Lolo Watershed Group update – Heather Brighton, LWG Coordinator

VII. Watershed Education Network (WEN) funding request

VIII. 310 Permit Applications

MS-28-20 – Roger Weinmann Obo Don Childers (c/o Tim Childers) – Lolo Creek – Bank Stabilization
Geocode: 04-2092-34-4-01-18-0000 & 04-2092-34-2-02-01-0000

MS-29-20 (Re: CM-07-20, Violation) – Kenneth Aukschun – Petty Creek – Bank Stabilization and Bridge Construction
Geocode: 04-2196-13-3-01-06-0000

IX. 310 Complaints

CM-06-20 – Mark and Cassandra Rideg and William Rideg – Spring Creek – Dam Building/Maintenance
Geocode: 04-2427-07-1-01-01-0000 and 04-2427-07-1-02-08-0000

X. Existing Violations

CM-08-19 (Re: CM-02-20, Violation & MS-04-20, Denied) – James Schlinger – Barber Creek – Excavation on Creek and Banks
Geocode: 04-2992-19-1-01-11-0000

CM-02-20 (Re: CM-08-19, Violation & MS-04-20, Denied) – James Schlinger – Barber Creek – Bridge & Road Work
Geocode: 04-2992-19-1-01-11-0000

CM-07-20, Violation (Re: MS-29-20) – Kenneth and Lorraine Aukschun – Petty Creek – Excavation and Placement of Fill
Geocode: 04-2196-13-3-01-06-0000

XI. Existing 310 Permits

MS-19-20 – Fred Mills – Clark Fork River – Remove lower section of stairs
Geocode: 04-2323-07-1-02-12-0000 -Verification of completed work required

MS-25-20 – Dave Pontrelli, Streamside Services obo Harry Kenck– Ninemile Cr – Streambank Restoration
Geocode: 04-2426-01-3-02-16-0000 -Modified 310 letter and instream timeframe

MS-26-20 – Dave Pontrelli, Streamside Services obo Janet Phillis – Ninemile Cr – Streambank Restoration
Geocode: 04-2426-01-4-01-01-0000 -Modified 310 letter and instream timeframe

XII. 310 Inquiries & Issues

XIII. Reports
A. County Attorney
B. Montana FWP
C. Bitter Root RC&D
D. District Committees
E. Planning Board Update
F. Missoula CD Employees
G. Other Reports

XIV. New Business
A. Administrative Rules Revisions
B. FY21 Budget
C. 2020 MACD Convention
D. Correspondence
E. Other New Business
     1. Service Awards: 45-year service – Bob Schroeder and 5-year service – Bart Morris

XV. Old Business
A. Stakeholders
     i. DNRC State Lands – Lease Sites
     ii. Lolo Watershed Group – Partnership
     iii. MSU Extension/Weed District

B. Programs
i. District Grant Program
     1. District Grants
     2. DNRC Sponsored Grants
ii. Equipment Program
iii. Pollinator Program

C. Other Old Business

XVI. Payment of Bills/Adjournment

The next Missoula Conservation District meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom video conference.