Volunteers sought for Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for two vacancies on the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board. The terms of James Calkins and Brian Shekleton expire Friday, March 8.
The board coordinates the management of water and related land resources in the watershed that drains into Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Creek. The cities of Excelsior, Greenwood, Long Lake, Minnetonka Beach, Mound, Orono,
St. Bonifacius, Spring Park, Tonka Bay and Wayzata lie entirely within the district. Portions of Deephaven, Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Independence, Maple Plain, Medina, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Plymouth, Richfield, St. Louis Park, Shorewood and Woodland lie within the district.
A watershed district board member may not be a public officer of the county, state or federal government and must be a resident of the district. Board members serve three-year terms. Meetings are held the first, second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6:45 p.m. at the district offices in Deephaven.
The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 22, with interviews to be held at the following board committee meeting.