Details for BDSWD - Public Hearing

(First Publication: December 2, 2020)
A Preliminary Resolution Hearing will be held pursuant to Section 103D.601 of the Minnesota Statutes on December 22, 2020, at 10:00 AM regarding the Bois de Sioux Watershed
District’s Big Lake Project. The proposed project will provide water detention through an
outlet established at the west end of Big Lake in Section 18, Macsville Township, Grant
County, Minnesota. The structure will include an outlet pipe located in Section 18, Macsville
that crosses Minnesota State Highway 27 and discharges into the existing Big Lake outlet
channel. Work on the existing Big Lake outlet channel will take place in Section 13, Logan
Township and Section 18, Macsville Township. The District engineer’s estimate of the cost
to parties affected by the proposed project, including assessments against benefited properties, will not exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000). The proposed
project will be financed by a grant from the Bois de Sioux Watershed District’s Construction
Pursuant to Section 13D.021 of the Minnesota Statutes and the Bois de Sioux Watershed
District’s Resolution Adopting Emergency Public Hearing Alternatives, the public is encouraged to participate via conference call (312/626-6799) or real time/live streaming (www. Meeting ID: 858 0203 9665 Password: 076731. There is very limited seating to
participate in-person at the Board’s regular meeting location at 704 Hwy 75 in Wheaton, MN.
The Board will also accept public comment via mail (send to BdSWD, 704 Hwy 75 South,
Wheaton, MN 56296), electronic mail (, or other written means, by
December 21, 2020. Written comments will be taken into consideration at the December
22, 2020 hearing.
Linda Vavra, President
Bois de Sioux Watershed District
Publication Dates: December 2 & 9, 2020