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Public Hearings, Meeting Agendas & MINUTES

Bois de Sioux Board Meetings: The Bois de Sioux Watershed District Board of Managers meets regularly on the third Thursday of each month, generally for a half of a day starting at 8:00 a.m. April through October and at 9:00 a.m. November through March, in the District conference room (unless otherwise stated on the meeting agenda). The public is welcome to attend!

PUBLIC HEARINGS: DITCH PETITIONS

On Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8:00 am, the Bois de Sioux Watershed will hold a public hearing at the Bois de Sioux Watershed District Office, 704 Hwy 75 in Wheaton, Minnesota. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the following petition requesting authority to use Traverse County Ditch #15 as an outlet for Felix Frisch & Sons, Inc: Parcel #03-0079000, SE1/4 of Section 16, Range 46, Croke Township (126), Traverse County.

On Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8:00 am, the Bois de Sioux Watershed will hold a public hearing at the Bois de Sioux Watershed District Office, 704 Hwy 75 in Wheaton, Minnesota. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the following petition requesting authority to use Traverse County Ditch #11 as an outlet for Todd Kemper: Parcel #10-0019000, SE1/4 of Section 5, Range 45, Redpath Township (128), Traverse County.

PUBLIC HEARINGS: BUDGET, LEVY & ASSESSMENTS

The Board of Managers of the Bois de Sioux Watershed District have scheduled a public hearing on the 2023 General Budget, Construction Fund, and the levies for the Drainage Ditch Systems and projects under their jurisdiction for Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 10:30 AM in the Watershed District Office, 704 Highway 75 South in Wheaton, Minnesota. A summary of the proposed budget is as follows: 1. Administrative Funds. An amount not to exceed Two Hundred Fifty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($250,000) for engineering, legal, clerical, office, and other administrative expenses, per M.S.A. 103D.905, Subd. 3. 2. Construction Funds. An amount not to exceed 0.04836 percent of the taxable market value of all property within the district. The proceeds of one-half of this levy shall be credited to the District's Construction Fund and shall be used for the development, construction, and maintenance of projects and programs of benefit to the District. The proceeds of the remaining one-half of this levy shall be credited to the General Fund of the Red River Watershed Management Board, in accordance with M.S.A. 471.59, and Laws of Minnesota 1998, Chapter 389- H.F. No. 3840. Linda Vavra, President

PUBLIC HEARINGS: DITCH HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Board of Managers of the Bois de Sioux Watershed District, sitting as the drainage authority for JUDICIAL DITCH No. 11 (JD #11) will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. on August 18, 2022, at the District’s Office located at 704 Highway 75 South, Wheaton, MN 56296. The purpose of the hearing is to review the engineer’s report to the drainage authority pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 103E.555 showing that the contract to construct the improvement to JD #11 is complete. The engineer’s report has been filed with the drainage authority and is available for public inspection. Any party objecting to the acceptance of the contract may appear at the hearing and be heard. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and by mail through the date of the hearing at the District’s Office.

DISTRICT BOARD MEETINGS AND AGENDAS

August 18, 2022: Preliminary Agenda & Packet
July 21, 2022:  Agenda & Packet & Packet Additions
June 16, 2022:  Agenda & Minutes
May 19, 2022: Agenda & Minutes
April 28, 2022:  Agenda NO QUORUM
April 21, 2022 at 8 am:  Agenda & Minutes
March 24, 2022: Agenda & Minutes
March 17, 2022 meeting moved to March 24, 2022 at 9 AM
February 17, 2022:  Agenda & Minutes
January 27, 2022:  Agenda & Minutes
January 20, 2022: Agenda; Minutes
December 16, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
November 18, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
October 21, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
September 16, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
August 19, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
July 15, 2021:  Agenda & Minutes
July 13, 2021: TCD #35 Public Hearing Notice & Minutes
June 17, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
May 20, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
April 15, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
March 18: 2021: Agenda & Minutes
February 18, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
January 21, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
January 15, 2021: Agenda & Minutes

2020 Minutes

Please contact the District Office if you need a copy of prior meeting minutes.

Joint Comprehensive Watershed Plan & One Watershed One Plan Meetings:

Under plan development, the Policy Committee met monthly, on the first Thursday of each month. Now that the plan has been approved, the Policy Committee meets periodically to monitor and advice implementation activities.

Policy Committee - September 1 at 1 pm:  Agenda TBD
Policy Committee - June 2, 2022 at 1 pm:  Agenda & Packet
Policy Committee - April 7, 2022: Agenda & Minutes
Policy Committee - January 6, 2022: Agenda & Minutes
Policy Committee - September 2, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
Policy Committee - April 1, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
Policy Committee - March 4, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
Policy Committee - February 4, 2021: This meeting has been cancelled.
Policy Committee - January 28, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
Policy Committee - January 7, 2021:  Agenda & Minutes


Bois de Sioux Watershed District Advisory Committee:

The Bois de Sioux Watershed District Advisory Committee typically meets in January and June.

Advisory Committee - January 28, 2022: Agenda
Advisory Committee - March 17, 2021: Agenda & Notes
Advisory Committee - June 24, 2020: Agenda & Notes
Advisory Committee - January 8, 2020: Agenda & Notes
Advisory Committee - June 26, 2019: Agenda & Notes
Advisory Committee - January 9, 2019: Agenda & Notes
Advisory Committee - June 28, 2018: Agenda & Notes
Advisory Committee - January 22, 2018: Notes

Bois de Sioux Watershed Soil Loss Committee:

Buffer Committee - August 2, 2021: Agenda
Buffer Committee - June 24, 2021: Agenda & Minutes
Buffer Committee - November 10, 2020: Agenda & Minutes
Buffer Committee - June 26, 2020: Agenda & Minutes
Buffer Committee - March 4, 2020: Agenda & Minutes
Buffer Committee - February 10, 2020: Agenda & Minutes
Buffer Committee - December 19, 2019: Agenda & Minutes
Buffer Committee - October 17, 2019: Agenda & Minutes

Bois de Sioux Watershed Policies & Procedures Committee:

Policies & Procedures Committee - April 5, 2022: Meeting Cancelled - Lack of Quorum
Policies & Procedures Committee - March 30, 2021: Agenda & Minutes not yet approved

Bois de Sioux Watershed Personnel Committee:

Personnel Committee - December 10, 2021: Agenda
Personnel Committee - December 17, 2020: Agenda & Notes
Personnel Commitee - July 7, 2020: Agenda & Notes
Personnel Committee - December 19, 2019: Notes

Bois de Sioux Watershed North Ottawa Operations Committee:

North Ottawa Project Team - June 22, 2022:  Agenda 
North Ottawa Operations Committee - April 7, 2022:  Agenda 
North Ottawa Operations Committee - March 30, 2022: Cancelled due to Weather
North Ottawa Operations Committee - April 9, 2021: Agenda & Minutes not yet approved
North Ottawa Operations Commitee - August 10, 2020: Agenda & Notes
North Ottawa Operations Committee - January 6, 2020: Agenda & Notes

Bois de Sioux Watershed Construction Contract Committee:

Construction Contract Committee - August 10, 2021: Agenda
Construction Contract Committee - November 6, 2020: Agenda & Minutes not yet approved
Construction Contract Committee - September 10, 2020: Agenda & Notes
Construction Contract Committee - August 17, 2020: Agenda & Notes

Please contact our office if you need a copy of any minutes prior to 2018.