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Apply to the CAC

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is currently seeking applicants to serve on the Citizen Advisory Committee for 2020. 

The Citizen Advisory Committee is a resident-led volunteer advisory group to the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District that is appointed annually by the District Board of Managers. The CAC assists the MCWD Board of Managers on matters affecting the interests of the Watershed District such as providing feedback on the District’s strategic initiatives, organizational plans and policy priorities.

The committee advises and supports the District Board of Managers by:

  • Assisting in the development of policies that support the mission and strategic priorities of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District;
  • Considering issues relevant to the functions and purposes of the District;
  • Reviewing and advising on the budget, capital improvement plans, and other District projects and activities;
  • Advising and assisting in decision-making;
  • Raising issues of concern from the public.

Applicant considerations:

Members to the CAC are appointed by the District’s Board of Managers and serve one year terms. Considerations taken into account when appointing the Citizen Advisory Committee:

  • Geographic representation across the Watershed District;
  • Background and experience;
  • Community service.

Appointment process and timeline:

  • Interested candidates apply for CAC membership;
  • Application process remains open until December 8, 2019;
  • 2020 CAC members appointed at the December 19th board meeting;
  • Applicants notified of board decision. 

Contact admin@minnehahacreek.org for a CAC application form.