Public Notices

Posted 25 May 2017

MCWD Offices Lower Level Board Room  -  15320 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN                     

 June 8, 2017-  6:45 P.M.                                        

17-109b:  CenterPoint Energy has applied for Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permits for Erosion Control, Waterbody Crossings, and a Variance for the replacement of a natural gas line along Blake Road between Oxford Street and Spruce Road in the cities of Hopkins and Edina.  The project will involve a directional bore under Minnehaha Creek in Cottageville Park. A variance is requested based on the proximity of the bore pits to Minnehaha Creek. No increases in impervious surface or wetland impacts are proposed with this project.

 

If you would like to review the application in detail, please contact Rachel Workin at rworkin@minnehahacreek.org or call 952-641-4518 to make an appointment. If you plan to attend this meeting, please call to confirm that the permit application is on the agenda.

 

 

 

 


Posted 25 May 2017

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) Board of Managers will hold a Public Hearing at the Meeting of the Board of Managers on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. to provide an opportunity for public input on the District’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP). The SWPPP is a requirement of the District’s Municipal Separate Stormsewer System (MS4) Permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The District’s SWPPP can be found at: www.minnehahacreek.org/SWPPPThe meeting will be held at the MCWD Offices, 15320 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345. If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please call Rachel Workin at 952-641-4518


Posted 24 May 2017

17-223: Shawn Wischmeier has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Wetland Protection for the construction of a single family structure on 540 Big Island in the City of Orono. There will not be any wetland impacts associated with the project. The on-site wetland will be surrounded by a 25-foot wetland buffer.

 

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Rachel Workin at 952-641-4518 or rworkin@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that a public hearing on this permit application be scheduled before the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for a public hearing must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, June 7th, 2017.  


Posted 19 May 2017

17-176: The Metropolitan Airports Commission has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Stormwater Management for parking lot improvements located at 6020 South 28th Avenue & 6040 South 28th Avenue within the Metropolitan Airports Commission Campus. The project will result in a 0.22 acre increase in impervious surface on the 22.89 acre site. The site ultimately drains to Lake Nokomis.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Heidi Quinn at 952-641-4504 or hquinn@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that the permit application is considered by the MCWD Board of Managers. Requests for determination by the Board of Managers must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, June 2nd, 2017.


Posted 17 May 2017

17-204: Westonka Public Schools has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control, Stormwater Management, and Wetland Protection for improvements to Ball Field #1 at 5910 Sunnyfield Rd E in the City of Minnetrista. This project will result in a 0.33-acre increase of impervious surface on the 14.4-acre parcel. Stormwater collected on the site will be treated through infiltration. A buffer will be maintained around the downgradient wetland to protect water quality. This parcel ultimately drains to Dutch Lake and Jennings Bay.

 Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Rachel Workin at 952-641-4518 or rworkin@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that a public hearing on this permit application be scheduled before the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for a public hearing must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, May 31st, 2017.