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Stormwater U: Pond Management
Easements and Vegetation

Wednesday, November 5, 8:00 am- 2:30 pm
North St Paul Community Center

With links to materials

Participants Agenda

7:30 a.m.


8:00 a.m.

Louise Watson, Planning & Education Coordinator – Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District

8:15 a.m.

Stormwater U: Review of Workshops 1 & 2
Shahram Missaghi, University of Minnesota Extension

8:30 a.m.

Permit Maintenance Requirement
Anna Kerr, Stormwater Section, Municipal Division, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

8:50 a.m.

What About Easements and Vegetation?
Joel G. Schilling, Schilling Consultant Services LLC
Staff Attorney, League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust

9:30 a.m.


9:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Different approaches in easement & vegetation management

  • Joel G. Schilling (Moderator), Schilling Consultant Services LLC
  • Jennifer Haskamp, Planner; Pulse Land Group for City of Oakdale
  • Sharon Doucette, Environmental Resources Coordinator, City of Woodbury
  • Mark Vierling, Eckberg & Lammers – Attorneys at Law for the City of Woodbury
  • Jon Hanson, P.E., Barr Engineering Company for Valley Branch Watershed District

11:00 a.m.

Field Exercise: Franklin Pond – Various storm event water levels and vegetation management

11:45 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

Pond Vegetation Maintenance– Using A Private Contractor
Al Lundstrom, Environmental Coordinator - City of Golden Valley

1:00 p.m.

Maintenance Survey Results – Wet Ponds
Andy Erickson, Research Fellow - University of Minnesota (SAFHL)

1:30 p.m.

Round Table Discussions

2:30 p.m.

End of Workshop
Thank You.

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