|PRINGLE CREEK WATERSHED COUNCIL|
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Tuesday, August 14, 2001
Leslie Middle School
AGENDA / MINUTES
Welcome, Introductions & Agenda Review (5 minutes)
Approval of Last Month's Minutes (5 minutes)
Treasurer's Report (5 minutes)
Comments from the Public (5 minutes)
City of Salem Reports (15 minutes)
Watershed Coordinator's Report (15 minutes)
Creeks and Pipes: Proposed Pringle Creek Enhancements - Steve Downs, Salem Utilities Planning Engineer (20 minutes)
Watershed Council Reports (20 minutes)
a. Land Trusts/Conservation Easements - Peter
Action Items: (15 minutes)
a. Fall Work Projects - All
Old and New Business (5 minutes)
Other Watershed Concerns (5 minutes)
This is an open meeting. The public which lives, works, and recreates in the watershed is encouraged to attend.
Council Core Values:
The Pringle Creek Watershed Council is a nonprofit association representing watershed residents, businesses, schools, neighborhood associations, government, the scientific community and environmental organizations.
Meeting Minutes August 14, 2001
Welcome, Introduction & Agenda Review
Wendy Kroger opened the meeting with introductions of all those present. The minutes for the July meeting were approved.
City of Salem Reports
Watershed Coordinator's Report
Lisa reported that she and Tina are working on the wetlands and riparian chapters for the watershed assessment. Tina will be leaving in September, so they hope to be finished with all the chapters.
Creeks and Pipes: Proposed Pringle Creek Enhancements- Steve Downs, Salem Utilities Planning Engineer
Watershed Council Reports
Salem Futures- Mike Sepull:
Some of the topics being considered are : expansion of UGB, more densely populated areas, more natural areas, looking at kind of growth in certain areas, and where development should occur. Next topics to be studied are corridors and major centers.
Watershed Assessment Photos
Gregg is looking for photos, maps for the assessment.
UPRR/Fairview Photo Documentation
Jason Openo will begin photo documentation along the Railroad and Pringle Creek. It was suggested that Jason use locations for the bioassessment study done by the city.
Liberty School Bioswale
Liz reported that there is still water in portions of it, even though this has been a very dry summer.
Archibald Detention Basin
Liz reported that we need signage so we can finish the grant. We will plan another visit for the board members and city officials sometime this fall.
Pringle Creek Urban Growth Boundary
Wendy reported that Elaine sent a letter to the City of Salem and Salem Hospital regarding increasing the boundary to Bush Park. The city reported that the south boundary of the urban area is the south line of Pringle Creek. The city will investigate to see where the line actually is. Salem Hospital also responded and is willing to work with us on developing this area.
Old Business/New Business
Wendy sent a letter to the city regarding WET. She will forward a copy to the board.
The next meeting was set for September 11, 2001 6:30 PM at Leslie Middle School.