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Public Hearing: SRWD Block Grant Project

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 6:00pm

Public Hearing

Publish October 2, 9, 2013

SAUK RIVER

WATERSHED DISTRICT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Managers of the Sauk River Watershed District pursuant to Minnesota Statute 103D.605 will hold a hearing October 15, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. at the Sauk River Watershed District office located at 524 Fourth Street South in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. The purpose of the hearing is to consider and take comments on the 2013 DNR Block Grant Project.

The project will address eroding shoreline or over grazed lake and stream banks which are known to contribute excess nutrients and sediment to lakes and streams. The estimated project cost is $33,333 with $25,000 being provided as grant from the State of Minnesota and additional funding and in-kind contributions ($8,333) being provided by the Watershed District, local landowners and cooperating local, state and federal agency partners. Funds can be used for materials needed to reestablish native vegetation along shorelines. Grant funds for this project were provided by the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

For further information contact the Watershed District Office at (320) 352-2231.

Larry Kuseske, President

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