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December 12, 2022 District Meeting Agenda and Minutes

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AGENDA – Missoula Conservation District
December 12, 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
III.  Public Comment
IV.  Gilly Software for 310 Permits (will join at 8:00 pm) – Karen Filipovich, The Four Corners Foundation
V.  County IT Options (will join at 8:00 pm)Jason M. Emery, Missoula Co. Chief Information Officer
VI.  NRCS Report
VII.  310 Emergency Notices
VIII.  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

IX.  310 Permit Applications

MS-47-22 – Mark Krug – Madison Creek – Replace Micro-hydro Power
Geocode: 04-2323-19-1-01-03-0000

MS-48-22 – Tollefson Properties LLC – Bitterroot River – Stormwater Drainage
Geocode: 04-2092-02-4-03-01-0000

MS-52-22 – Malcolm Miller (Treasure State Tree Service) obo ADEA Property Management – Clark Fork River – Tree Removal
Geocode: 04-2200-17-2-01-02-7000

X.  310 Complaints

CM-11-22 – Jack Hamilton – Morrell Creek – Vegetation Removal
Geocode: 04-2540-14-2-02-17-0000

CM-12-22 – James and Hope Fischer – Miller Creek – Vegetation Removal
Geocode: 04-2093-19-2-01-11-0000

XI.  310 Existing Violations

CM-02-21 (Re: MS-33-21) – Todd & Lisa Bender – Cooney Creek – Point of Diversion
Geocode: 04-2992-06-2-01-13-0000

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

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

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

XII.  310 Inquiries & Issues

A.  Fort Missoula Post Hospital

XIII.  Reports

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

XIV.  New Business

A.  Correspondence and Upcoming Events
B.  Site Inspections Scheduling
C.  Missoula CD Legislator Meet & Greet
D.  New Building Office Furniture
E.  Montana Native Seed Network
F.  MCD Supervisor Elections – Election by Acclamation Consideration
G.  Cancellation of MACo PCT Insurance
H.  Western Montana Grazing & Ag Conference
I.  Programs
          i.  Grants Program
                    1.  MCD Grants
                    2.  Sponsored Grants
          ii.  Equipment Program
          iii.  Pollinator Program
          iv.  Wildlife Damage & Habitat Conservation Program
          v.  Urban & Small Agriculture Program
J.  Strategic Planning
K.  Other New Business

XV.  Old Business

A.  Other Old Business

XVI.  Payment of Bills and Claims/Adjournment

The next Missoula Conservation District meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 9, 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.