4/20/2017 11:15:00 AM NOTICE OF FILING -
RICE CREEK WATERSHED
DISTRICT & COMFORT LAKE - FOREST LAKE WATERSHED
DISTRICT BOUNDARY CHANGE
(April 20, 27, 2017)
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources 520 Lafayette Road North Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155
In the matter of the petition for the boundary change of the Rice Creek Watershed District and Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District, pursuant to Minn. Stat. §103B.215.
Whereas, the subject petition and complete supporting documentation were received on March 29, 2017 and served on the Board of Water and Soil Resources (Board) pursuant to Minn. Stat. §103B.215.
Now therefore, the Board hereby issues the following:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board invites written comments on the petition for a boundary change. All comments received will be considered before a decision is made to change the boundary. Any person who objects to the petition may submit a written request for hearing to the Board. If no written requests for a hearing are submitted within 20 days of the last publication of this notice of filing, the Board will consider all of the comments and information received pertaining to the petition and make a decision on the boundary change at a regular Board meeting without conducting a public hearing.
The proposed boundary change encompasses approximately 1788 acres of land in Washington County, Minnesota that would correct the assessment designation of 625 parcels at various location along the common boundaries of the watershed management organizations.
The Board must review the petition for conformance with state law and rule.
A copy of the petition for inspection during normal business hours at the Rice Creek Watershed District office, 4325 Pheasant Ridge Drive NE, #611, Blaine, MN 55449 and at the Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District, 44 Lake Street South, Suite A, Forest Lake, MN 55025.
For more information on the petition, contact Phil Belfiori, Rice Creek Watershed District Administrator, 763-398-3071 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information regarding this notice or to submit a written request for a hearing, contact Kevin Bigalke, Central Region Manager, Board of Water & Soil Resource at 651-297-2906.
Dated in Saint Paul, Minnesota this 13th day of April, 2017.