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File #: RES 21-754    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/19/2021
Title: Approving the Mayor’s reappointment of Karen Reid to two-year term on the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Related files: RES 20-786

Title

Approving the Mayor’s reappointment of Karen Reid to two-year term on the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization.

 

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WHEREAS, The Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization was formed in response to the requirements of the Metropolitan Surface Water Management Act (“Chapter 509,” now recodified to Minnesota Statutes 103B); and

 

WHEREAS, the Act required, among other things, the preparation of watershed management plans in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, which has final approval authority for WMO plans, formally approved the LMRWMO Watershed Management Plan on July 26, 1989.; and A joint powers agreement was executed on October 25, 1985, which established and empowered the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization; and

 

WHEREAS, Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization is operated by a Board of Managers appointed from each city in the Watershed Management Organization; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the Council approved the appointment by Mayor Melvin Carter of Karen Reid to the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization on May 27, 2020 (RES 20-786) and her term expires on July 01, 2021; and

 

WHEREAS, Karen Reid has applied for consideration for reappointment as Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization Board Member to the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization and has been recommended for reappointment by Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization staff; and 

 

 

WHEREAS, Mayor Carter wishes to reappoint Karen Reid to the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council approves the reappointment of Karen Reid to a two- year term on the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization ending June 01, 2023.

 

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