Public Notice

Posted 21 November 2017

17-546:  Hennepin County has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Waterbody Crossings and Structures for a culvert replacement underneath County Road 24. The culvert serves as the outlet control structure for Holy Name Lake. The project proposes to maintain hydraulic capacity for upstream and downstream conditions.

 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 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, December 5th, 2017.


Posted 20 November 2017

17-570:  Anne and Koen Bastiaens have applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Floodplain Alteration and Shoreline Stabilization for a landscaping and shoreline stabilization project located at 2526 Kelly Avenue, Orono.  Due to the requirements of the Floodplain Alteration Rule any fill added to the floodplain must be compensated by upland cuts to achieve no loss in floodplain storage.  The cuts for this project will happen within the landscaping project site and will equate to three cubic yards.  This area will be stabilized after disturbance. The shoreline of this property is on Lake Minnetonka.

 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, December 3rd, 2017.


Posted 13 November 2017

17-501:  Distinctive Properties of Edina has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Floodplain Alteration, Wetland Protection and Erosion Control for floodplain alteration and wetland buffer disturbance associated with the construction of a single family home located at 5340 Division Street, Edina.  Due to the requirements of the Floodplain Alteration Rule any fill added to the floodplain must be compensated by upland cuts to achieve no loss in floodplain storage.  The cuts for this project will happen in a declared wetland buffer triggering the Wetland Protection Rule.  This area will be restored per the requirements of the rule and monitored for at least three to five years. These buffers are protected areas that contain vegetation that filters runoff, prevents erosion and is important to wildlife.  Water from this parcel drains to Minnehaha Creek.

 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, Nov 27th, 2017.


Posted 09 November 2017

17-562:  Premier Storage has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Stormwater Management and Erosion Control for the construction of an industrial/warehouse building at 2845 Harriet Avenue South in Minneapolis. The project will result in a 1,682 square foot decrease in impervious area. The applicant is proposing a soil amendment to improve infiltration of a grassed area receiving roof runoff. The site drains to Lake of the Isles.

 

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Elizabeth Showalter at 952-641-4518 or eshowalter@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, November 23, 2017.