Apply to the CAC

Each year the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) seeks individuals to serve on its Citizen Advisory Committee. If you'd like to help protect and preserve Minnehaha Creek, Lake Minnetonka, the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, and other valued resources, become a Citizen Advisor for the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District.

Applications are accepted each fall in preparation for the following year. The MCWD Board of Managers reviews applications and appoints individuals to the CAC annually each December. The teram of annual service is from January to December. 

Each year local government entities in the MCWD are invited to appoint one individual (resident of MCWD) and one alternate to serve on this committee. Any resident of MCWD can apply for a spot on the Citizen Advisory Committee with or without endorsement from their local government.

Please contact MCWD's Education Manager for more information.

Applications for the 2018 Citizen Advisory Committee are now being accepted. Please fill out the form below, being as descriptive and in-depth as possible, for consideration for serving on the CAC.  

The deadline for applying is Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Individuals will be contacted the week of December 18, 2017 with the results.

Some of the information sought on this form is private data under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minnesota Statute. Chapter 13.  The data is being requested so that the appointing authority can make an informed decision as to the appointment to the relevant commission, committee or task force.  You are not required to provide any information, however, failure to answer any of the questions on this application may cause the appointing authority to reject your application or to select another candidate.  The data on this form will be maintained by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District in accordance with the Minnesota government Data Practices Act and the non-public portions of the form will be available to individuals within the MCWD work assignments reasonable required access.  The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act applies to the completed application as follows: 1. The name and home address of all applicants are public information.  2. The name, home address, background, (education and training background and previous work experience) of the selected applicants are public information.