Rules Revision & Plan Amendment Public Comment Period Open

Notice of 45-day Public Comment Period for NMCWD Proposed Rule Revisions and Minor Plan Amendment to Incorporate the Rules into the District’s Water Management Plan and Public Hearing

The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District (NMCWD) is soliciting comments on proposed amendments of its rules and Water Management Plan (Plan).  The revised rules (both clean and tracked changes versions), a Memorandum Supporting and Providing Explanation of Proposed Revisions of the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District Rules wand the proposed minor Plan amendment are available below and at ninemilecreek.org/permits/. The Memorandum document summarizes the rule-making process the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District initiated and the proposed changes and the basis for those changes.

NMCWD 45-Day Draft Rules_Memorandum

NMCWD 45-Day Review Draft Rules

NMCWD 45-Day Review Draft Rules_Changes Tracked

Nine Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan__Amendment

Comments are due by March 6, 2018

Comments on the draft rules and minor Plan amendment may be submitted by mail, e-mail or fax and must be received by Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Comments on the draft rules and minor Plan amendment should be submitted to Randy Anhorn, District Administrator:

  • Mail: Nine Mile Creek Watershed District, Attn: Randy Anhorn, 12800 Gerard Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55346
  • Email: ranhorn@ninemilecreek.org
  • Fax: (952) 835-2079

Comments on the minor Plan amendment should also be submitted to Steve Christopher, Board Conservationist, Board of Soil and Water Resources, at Steve.Christopher@state.mn.us

Public Hearing

In addition to receiving written public comment, the District will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District office, 12800 Gerard Drive, Eden Prairie, MN, at which time all interested persons will have the opportunity to address the District Board of Managers concerning the proposed rules and minor plan amendment.