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October 11, 2022 District Meeting Agenda and Minutes (in-person with virtual option)

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AGENDA – Missoula Conservation District
October 11, 2022 at 7:00 pm
USDA Service Center Conference Room
3550 Mullan Road, Suite 106, Missoula, MT 59808

For access information on joining the meeting virtually by Zoom video conference or by phone, please contact:
Radley Watkins: or 406-214-5131
Bryan Vogt: or 406-880-3526

I.  Call Meeting to Order
II.  Minutes/Treasurer’s Report
Public Comment
IV.  NRCS Report
V.  310 Emergency Notices
VI.  Existing 310 Permits 

MS-07-18 – Threshold Contracting – Rattlesnake Creek – Vegetation Removal, Tree Removal, Building in Riparian Zone
Geocode: 04-2200-11-2-05-08-0000

MS-42-21 – Andy Drobeck obo University of Montana – Pattee Creek – Bridge
Geocode: 04-2200-34-3-09-01-7000

VII.  310 Permit Applications

MS-33-21 (Re: CM-02-21) (Tabled 09/13/21) – Todd & Lisa Bender – Cooney Creek – Channel/Bank Restoration
Geocode: 04-2992-06-2-01-15-0000

MS-43-21 (Re: CM-05-21) (Tabled 11/08/21) – Robert Shaffer obo Double Arrow Ranch – Drew Creek – Restoration
Geocode: 04-2541-07-2-02-07-0000

MS-40-22 – Wayne and Judy Croft c/o Muth Consulting Engineers – Lolo Creek – Bridge Replacement
Geocode: 04-2090-20-3-02-01-0000

MS-43-22 – Daniel Harper – Marshall Creek – Irrigation Sump Replacement
Geocode: 04-2201-18-2-01-09-0000

MS-44-22 – Henry Wheeler – Grant Creek – Removal of Concrete and Fill
Geocode: 04-2326-32-3-09-01-0000

MS-45-22 – Phillips 66 c/o Jared Shaw – Clark Fork River – Pipeline Replacement and Removal
Geocode: 04-2094-02-2-01-03-0000

MS-46-22 – Boyer Ranch c/o Joe Boyer Jr. – Clark Fork River – Bank Stabilization
Geocode: 04-2428-33-4-02-03-0000

VIII.  310 Complaints

CM-10-22 – John Gardner – Grant Creek – Vegetation Removal
Geocode: 04-2326-10-3-03-01-0000

IX.  310 Existing Violations

CM-02-21 (Re: MS-33-21) – Deborah and Andrew Carstensen – Cooney Creek – Point of Diversion
Geocode: 04-2992-06-2-01-13-0000

CM-05-21 (Re: MS-43-21) – Double Arrow Ranch Landowners Association c/o Greg Neudecker – Drew Creek – Fill in Stream
Geocode: 04-2541-07-2-02-07-0000 

CM-03-22 (Re: MS-22-22) – Justin Turley – Lolo Creek – Vegetation Removal
Geocode: 04-2092-35-3-02-05-0000

CM-08-22 Henry Wheeler – Grant Creek – Damming/Concrete/Operating Machinery in Stream
Geocode: 04-2326-32-3-09-01-0000

X.  310 Inquiries & Issues

 XI.  Reports

A.  County Attorney Report
B.  Montana FWP
C.  DNRC Conservation District Bureau
D.  Bitter Root RC&D
E.  Weed District/Extension
F.  Watershed Groups
G.  Planning Board Update
H.  Water Quality District
I.  District Committees
J.  M
issoula CD Employees
K.  Middle Clark Fork Corridor Project (PL566)
L.  Other Reports
          i.  BSWC member update

XII.  New Business

A.  Correspondence and Upcoming Events
B.  Site Inspections Scheduling
C.  MACD Area 5 Meeting Report
D.  MACD Annual Convention and Resolutions
E.  Western Montana Grazing & Ag Conference
F.  2023 Big Sky Watershed Corps Member
G.  Programs
          i.  Grants Program
                    1.  MCD Grants
                    2.  Sponsored Grants
          ii.  Equipment Program
          iii.  Pollinator Program
          iv.  Wildlife Damage & Habitat Conservation Program
                    1.  Wildlife Crossings Workshop
          v.  Urban & Small Agriculture Program
H.  Strategic Planning
I.  Other New Business

XIII.  Old Business
          A.  Other Old Business

XIV.  Payment of Bills and Claims/Adjournment

The next Missoula Conservation District meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the USDA Service Center conference room at 3550 Mullan Road, Suite 106, Missoula, MT 59808.
Meeting location is subject to change based on the most updated COVID guidance.
Please contact staff listed above for options to join virtually via Zoom or phone.