What is a One Watershed One Plan? 

  • Aligns local water planning on watershed boundaries rather than political boundaries. 

  • Acknowledges and builds off existing local government structure, water plans, and local capacity. 

  • Substitute for a comprehensive plan, local water management plan or watershed management plan. 

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LMRW CWMP - Public Hearing Notice

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Public Hearing Notice

Lower Minnesota River West Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

NOTICE is hereby given that the Policy Committee of the Lower Minnesota River West Comprehensive Watershed Management Partnership is holding a Public Hearing at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 10th, 2022, at the USDA Service Center, 112 5th Street Gaylord, MN 55334.

 

Information will be presented and discussed regarding the draft comprehensive watershed management plan for the Lower Minnesota River West planning area, which covers portions of Sibley, Nicollet, McLeod and Renville Counties, along with the entirety of the High Island Creek Watershed District. This plan was previously out for 60-day review from July 29th – September 28th, 2022.

 

Any interested person(s) may appear at the above time and place and are invited to attend the hearing and/or submit comments, written or verbal, that will become part of the official public hearing record. Please submit written comments by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022, using the contact information below. Comments will be considered when making final revisions to the plan.

                     

      By Mail: Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District

      Attn: Holly Hatlewick

      1008 W. Lincoln Ave Olivia, MN 56277

 

 

      By Email: hollyh@renvilleswcd.org

      Subject: “Lower Minnesota River West Public Comment”

 

Copies of the current draft plan, maps of the planning area, a summary of the response to comments, and related documents are available on the Renville SWCD website: 

https://www.renvilleswcd.com/copy-of-archive

 

A hard copy of the draft plan is available upon request at the following location during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Please call ahead to make an appointment to view the hard copies. Other accommodations can be made by request using the contact information above.

 

    Location:

    Sibley Soil & Water Conservation District, 112 5th Street Gaylord, MN 55334

    Nicollet County Government Center, 501 South Minnesota Avenue Saint Peter, MN            56082

    McLeod County Government Center, McLeod County SWCD, 520 Chandler Avenue            North Glencoe, MN 55336

    Renville Soil & Water Conservation District, 1008 W. Lincoln Ave Olivia, MN 56277