Tricounty News

CRWD Hearing on proposed 2014 budget




Notice is hereby given that the Board of Managers will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2014 budget for the Clearwater River Watershed District as follows:

Date: September 11, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: Annandale Middle School, Upper Gymnasium, Annandale, Minnesota

All citizens of the Clearwater River Watershed District are invited to attend the public hearing. The board will vote to approve or disapprove the budget at the hearing.

GENERAL FUNDBudgeted Expenses

General Government total$153,500

Advisory Committee$950

Grant Applications$5,000

Filter Strip Program$7,850

Lakescaping Program$2,300

Mississippi River (St. Cloud) Project$2,500

Education Program$5,450

Other Maintenance – Special Projects$1,500

Plan/Plat Review$700

Web Site$1,550

Other Special Projects$8,600

Transfers to Data Acquisition Fund$36,600

Transfers to CASH P#06-1 O&M Fund – 

          for the Cedar Watershed Project$30,000

Transfers to CCM Riparian Fund$5,000

Total General Fund$261,500

Other FundsBudgeted Expenses

Augusta Bog Control O&M Fund$100

Clearwater/Grass Bog Control O&M Fund$2,000

Pleasant Lake Outlet O&M Fund$575

Data Acquisition Fund+$36,600

School Section Lake Outlet O&M Fund$2,010

Clearwater Chain of Lakes (1980) O&M Fund*$253,380

CASH #06-1 O&M Fund+*$270,835

Cedar Lake AIS Project$16,100

Louisa & Marie AIS Project$15,100

CCM Riparian+$5,000

Clearwater Lake Milfoil Project$37,100

Lake Augusta Milfoil Project$3,555

Kimball Stormwater PH II Project*$186,325

Hidden River Sewer System Fund$20,340

          Utility Billing Rate: $160.00/quarter

Rest-A-While Sewer System Fund$5,650

          Utility Billing Rate: $175.00/quarter

Clearwater Harbor Sewer System Fund$41,200

          Utility Billing Rate: $125.00/quarter

Wandering Ponds Sewer System Fund$7,000

          Utility Billing Rate: $175.00/quarter

Total Other Funds$902,870

Total All Funds$1,164,370

+ denotes a fund or sub-fund receiving a transfer from the General Fund

* denotes a fund receiving grant funding for a project: $111,160 for Cedar Watershed Protection & Improvement Project, $73,875 for Kimball Stormwater Phase II Project, $6,950 for Kingston Wetland Restoration Project and $60,000 for Targeted Fertilizer Application Reduction Project (sub-projects under the Clearwater Chain of Lakes (1980) O&M Fund).

By order of the Board of Managers, Clearwater River Watershed District

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Aug. 22, 29, and Sept. 5, 2013.