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April 12, 2021 District Meeting Agenda and Minutes (virtual meeting)

Missoula Conservation District – April 12, 2021, Meeting at 7:00 pm
For access information please contact Barb Kreis at, or 406-303-3427 or Radley Watkins at or text 406-214-5131

041221 Minutes-APPROVED

I.     Call Meeting to Order

II.   Minutes/Treasurer’s Report

III.  Public Comment

IV.   NRCS Report

V.    310 Annual Maintenance Permit Applications

APO-01-21 – Jeff Koch c/o Big Flat Irrigation District obo Osprey Heights Homeowners Association – Clark Fork and Bitteroot Rivers – Replace railroad ties over cement flume
Geocode:  04-2199-21-1-01-11-0000

VI.   310 Permit Applications

MS-30-20(Tabled 11/09/20) Marie Ann Zens Kimerly – Lolo Creek – Bank Stabilization
Geocode:  04-2091-33-3-01-04-0000

MS-08-21 – Ron Pierce obo Scott Tucker – Gilbert Creek – Bridge Construction/Channel Alteration/Irrigation Structure
Geocode:  04-1978-27-1-01-01-0000

MS-09-21 – Jerry Gregoire – Glacier Creek – Bank Stabilization
Geocode:  04-2991-02-2-01-03-0000

MS-10-21 – David Merifield – West Fork Petty Creek – Debris Removal
Geocode:  04-2321-34-1-01-04-0000

MS-11-21 – Ron Pierce obo Scott Tucker – Gilbert Creek – Ford
Geocode:  04-1978-27-1-01-01-0000

VII.   310 Complaints

CM-06-20 (Re: MS-31-20, AWM 11/09/20) – 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

VIII.  Existing Violations

CM-08-19 (Re: MS-32-20, AWM 03/08/2021) – James Schlinger – Barber Creek – Excavation on Creek and Banks
Geocode: 04-2992-19-1-01-11-0000

CM-02-20 (Re: MS-32-20, AWM 03/08/2021) – James Schlinger – Barber Creek – Bridge & Road Work
Geocode: 04-2992-19-1-01-11-0000

CM-09-20(Re: MS-04-21, AWM 02/08/21) – Carl Graumann – Clark Fork River – Vegetation Removal
Geocode:  04-2200-17-2-01-12-0000

IX.  310 Inquiries & Issues
A. Gus Creek Home Addition
B. Rumble Creek Irrigation Diversion
C. Clark Fork Coalition – Miller Creek Restoration
D. Houle Creek Culvert
E. Glacier Creek Irrigation Diversion

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

XI. New Business
A. Correspondence
1. Buena Vista Community Wastewater Improvement Project, Phase II
B. Chuck Holman – Freedom Gardens and Frenchtown Public Schools
C. MACD dues invoice
D. NACD dues invoice
E. Other New Business

XII. Old Business
A. Stakeholders
i. DNRC State Lands – Lease Sites
ii. MSU Extension/Weed District
1. Interlocal Agreement for new building

B. Programs
i. District Grant Program
1. Clearwater Resource Council – Heidi Sedivy, Program Manager
a. Pollinator Project funding request to MCD
b. HB223 Sponsorship request – Seeley Lake Monitoring
c. Earth Day Event – CD participation
2. District Grants
a. MCD Education Mini-Grant request – MT Biocontrol Project
b. Bridger Plant Materials Center donation request
c. Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp donation request
3. DNRC Sponsored Grants
a. HB223 – Fairgrounds Greenhouse – update
b. Pollinator Grant – UM Firewise Garden – update
c. Purcell – Environmental Contingency Grant – update

ii. Equipment Program

iii. Pollinator Program

C. Other Old Business

XIII. Payment of Bills and Claims/Adjournment

The next Missoula Conservation District meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom video conference.

Bryan Vogt

Bryan is the Program Specialist with the Missoula Conservation District.

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