Public Notices

Posted 28 June 2017

17-226: The Wohlwends have applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Waterbody Crossings & Structures for their single family home and culvert replacement project in the City of Orono.  The project will result in no impact to surrounding wetlands and no changes to the upstream or downstream floodplain storage.  The site ultimately drains to Jennings Bay in Lake Minnetonka.

 

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Luke Menden at

952-641-4586 or lmenden@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, July 11th, 2017.


Posted 22 June 2017

17-060: Minneapolis Public Schools have applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Stormwater Management for a building addition, exterior plaza, and pavement improvements located at Ericsson Elementary School at 4315 31st Avenue South in the City of Minneapolis.  The project will result in a 0.10 acre increase in impervious surface on the 4.05 acre site which will be treated for water quality and quantity through an underground infiltration system.  The site ultimately drains to Minnehaha Creek

 

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, July 6th, 2017. 


Posted 21 June 2017

The MCWD is reviewing the following permit application.  MCWD Rules require notice to all property owners within 600' of the proposed permitted area as a courtesy, in the event there are any questions or concerns.

17-262:  Maynards restaurant has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Stormwater Management and Erosion Control for the construction of an outdoor bean bag toss court at 685 Excelsior Boulevard in the city of Excelsior. The project would result in a 1300 square foot increase in impervious surface on the 2.55 acre lot which drains to Excelsior Bay of Lake Minnetonka.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Chase Vanderbilt at 952-641-4580 or cvanderbilt@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, July 4th, 2017.


Posted 20 June 2017

The MCWD is reviewing the following permit application.  MCWD Rules require notice to all property owners within 600' of the proposed permitted area as a courtesy, in the event there are any questions or concerns.

17-244:  Uzma Samadani has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Wetland Protection for the tear down rebuild of a principal residential structure located at 2634 Crosby Road in the city of Minnetonka. The project would result in a 5228 square foot increase in impervious surface on the 2.61 acre lot which drains to Minnehaha Creek.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Chase Vanderbilt at 952-641-4580 or cvanderbilt@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, July 3, 2017.


Posted 20 June 2017

17-261:  Center Point Energy has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Floodplain Alteration permit for a utilities installation project located at South 5th Avenue, East 43rd Street and East 49th Street. The project would result in temporary excavation within the Minnehaha Creek floodplain in order to directionally bore utility pipping. Erosion control measures will be implemented at a best management practice standard and all trench sites will be restored to original condition after work is complete.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Jack Distel at 952-641-4581 or jdistel@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that the permit be considered by the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for public consideration must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, July 3rd, 2017.


Posted 19 June 2017

Fred Green has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Wetland Protection for the single family home project located at 3503 Kings Point Road in the City of Minnetrista.  A twenty five foot buffer will be established around the wetland on the project location.  Vegetation in this buffer area will be conserved in perpetuity to protect the quality of water entering the wetland, reduce erosion and conserve ecosystem availability for Minnesota wildlife.  This site ultimately drains to Schutz Lake.

 

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, July 3rd, 2017. 


Posted 19 June 2017

17-086:  Casco Ventures has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control, Stormwater Management, and Wetland Protection for the construction of a new subdivision at 1001 Highway 7 in the City of Victoria.  This project will result in a 4.52-acre increase in impervious surface over the 20.65-acre site. Stormwater will be treated through vegetative filtration, soil amendments, and filtration basins. One 0.13-acre seasonally flooded wetland will be impacted. On-site wetlands will be surrounded by buffers to provide water quality benefits, reduce flooding risk, and increase wildlife habitat. This parcel ultimately drains to Schutz Lake and Lake Minnetonka.

 Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Katherine Sylvia at 952-473-2855 or ksylvia@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that this permit be reviewed publically before the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for a public review must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, July 3rd, 2017. 


Posted 19 June 2017

17-275:  Mark and Gretchen Banks have applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Streambank Stabilization permit for a bioengineering stabilization project located at 4634 Edgebrook Place, Edina. The project would result in approximately 140 feet of hard armoring (riprap) in conjunction with native plant establishment for soil stabilization, erosion control, and enhancement of local biodiversity.  Native plants along shorelines help to increase water quality, reduce erosion and are important for a balanced urban ecology.  The streambank affected is on Minnehaha Creek within the Mill Pond Reservoir. 

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Jack Distel at 952-641-4581 or jdistel@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, July 3rd, 2017.