NOTICE OF FILING
CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT
REVISED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PLAN
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
520 Lafayette Road North
Saint Paul, MN 55155
In the matter of the revised watershed management plan (Plan) for the Clearwater River Watershed District (District) pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 103D.405, and 103D.105, Subd. 2 and;
Whereas, the subject Plan has been filed with the Board of Water and Soil Resources (Board) on December 16, 2020, and copies were also filed with the auditor of each affected county, the governing body of each affected municipality, each affected soil and water conservation district and the DNR, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 103D.405. The Board must review the Plan for conformance with state law and rule.
Now, therefore, the Board hereby issues the following:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board invites written comments on the Plan. All comments received will be considered before a decision is made to prescribe a revised Plan for the District. Any person who objects to the proposed Plan may submit a written request for a hearing to the Board. If no written requests for a hearing are received within 30 days of the last publication of this notice of filing, the Board will consider all of the comments and information received pertaining to the Plan and make a decision on the Plan at a regular Board meeting without conducting a public hearing.
The District was established on April 9, 1975, and encompasses approximately 159 acres of land. Land within the District is in Meeker County (29%), Stearns County (34%) and Wright County (37%). The general purposes of the District are to preserve and protect water and natural resources within the boundaries of the District in order to maintain property values, recreational opportunities, and quality of life.
The Plan includes an updated inventory of the District’s physical features and water resources, describes water-related problems and possible solutions, describes past activities and projects that the District has completed, and states objectives for current and future water resources management within the District.
A copy of the Plan is available on the Clearwater River Watershed District website at https://www.crwd.org.
For further information contact, Steve Christopher of the Board at [email protected].
Dated in St. Paul, Minnesota, this 19th day of January 2021.
/s/ Kevin Bigalke
BWSR Assistant Director
Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Jan. 21 and 28, 2021.