Flathead Basin Commission Meeting Agenda
April 20, 2016
Environmental Health Conference Room, Lake County Courthouse
Polson, Montana            

10:00 am     Introduction/roll call/logistics
10:15 am     FBC Administration/logistics --  T. Smith
                   Action Item:  Approve minutes from November 2015 and January 2016 meetings
                   Consensus item:   Meeting agenda for June meeting
                   Discussion:  Vice-Chair nomination
                   Update:  Office location
                   Update:  Lake County Density Mapping

10:30 am        Burlington Northern Report/Rail Safety Update C. Miske

10:45 am        CFAC update J. Dalsoglio

11:00 am pm     AIS Updates: - C. Miske/T. Smith
                              o    Inspection Stations
                              o    Use of Mechanical Harvesters
                              o    AIS Strategic Plan
                              o    CLP Strategy
                              o    Invasive Species Council
                              o    GNLCC/CMP Protocol
                              o    Focus Group Testing
                              o    Detection Dogs
                              o    Grants

11:45 am     Flathead Bottling Plant Proposal Sandy Perry, Water for Flathead's Future

Noon     Lunch

12:30     Development Committee Meeting ReportReport Julie Dalsoglio and T. Smith
                   DNRC Budget Cuts
                   Flathead Community Foundation status update
                   Action Item:  501(c)(3) designation

2:00 pm     Water Work in Western Montana, Mark Aagenes, Director of Government Relations and Chris
                    Bryant, Land Protection Specialist, TNC  

2:30 pm     Wild and Scenic Rivers Designation, Kascie Herron, American Rivers        

3:00 pm     Flathead Watershed Restoration Plan, Sarah Bowman, Big Sky Watershed Corp/Flathead CD

3:30 pm     Flathead Bridge Proposal Don Murray, Esq.

3:45 pm     Public Comments/New Business

4:00 pm     Adjourn meeting            

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