News: Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board seeks volunteers

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Hennepin County Minnesota


Media contact: Nicole Hovatter, Communications, 612-543-4325

Applicant contact: Karen Keller, Clerk's Office, (612) 543-5545

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board seeks volunteers

The Hennepin County Board is accepting applications for two vacancies on the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board.

Current board members William Becker and Brian Shekleton are nearing the end of their terms of office. Becker, first appointed in March 2016, does not intend to seek reappointment. Shekleton, appointed in March 2007, has not decided if he will seek reappointment.

This board coordinates the management of water and related land resources in the watershed that drains into Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Creek. Members serve three-year terms.


  • Members must not serve as a public officer of the county, state or federal government.
  • Members must reside within the watershed district.
  • It is helpful for members to have a background in water conservation, development, law, engineering, environment or public administration.

Application details

These openings will close February 21, 2019.

The county board will hold interviews in March 2019, during two County Administration Committee meetings. The dates are to be determined.

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