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CITY OF LAKEVILLE <br />PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE <br />MEETING MINUTES <br />April 3, 2019 <br />Committee Vice -Chair Peterson called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m. in the Lake Marion <br />Conference Room. <br />Members Present: Jeanne Peterson, Patty Zuzek, Lindsay Haneman, Nick Thompson <br />Members Absent: Bob Swan, Tom Goodwin, Holly Weberg, Jim Storms <br />Staff Present: Parks and Recreation Director John Hennen, Environmental Resources Manager <br />Mac Cafferty, Environmental Resources Specialist Ann Messerschmidt, Environmental <br />Resources Technician Kelly Perrine, Blue Water Science Representative Steve McComas, <br />Recording Secretary Stella Eskelson <br />1. Approval of March 20, 2019 minutes <br />Minutes approved as written. <br />2. Citizen comments <br />No citizens <br />3. Storm Water Pollution Prevent Program (SWPPP) Public Meeting and Annual <br />Environmental Resources Update <br />Public Meeting Opened at 6:05 p.m. <br />Environmental Resources Specialist Ann Messerschmidt gave a presentation on the Storm <br />Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), a list of best management practices <br />implemented to protect the health of the water system and outlined the minimum control <br />measurements required for the City to meet the MPCA permit. For each best management <br />practice, there are required goals, timelines and education efforts associated with them. <br />Messerschmidt also highlighted various projects and education outreach events the <br />department has been involved in including; Watershed Cleanup and Earth Day Celebration <br />(-650 participants at Earth Day Celebration in 2018; 1,450 signed up to pick-up trash), <br />Landscaping for Clean Water (45 participants and 7 projects completed in 2018), Nature <br />Detectives (133 youth have participated since 2009), A Day Without Water and <br />environmental related skits with the Puppet Wagon. Environmental Resources Staff has <br />also worked with students doing various volunteer projects like an installation of a <br />pollinator garden, a woodland habitat restoration and a large buckthorn removal project. <br />Staff also completed 270 erosion control inspections in 2018, erosion control plays a key <br />role in preventing storm water pollution <br />The 2018 Environmental Resources Annual Report was presented by Environmental <br />Resources Technician Kelly Perrine. The report includes several fact sheets highlighting <br />