Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission

Meetings


3:30 p.m.
The 2nd Wednesday of each month
Dakota County Western Service Center

Members


There are nine members, one from Scott County and eight from Dakota County. Members are appointed for three-year terms and are limited to two consecutive terms.
Ken Betzold, Castle Rock Township --Term ends December 31, 2018
Chuck Clanton, Hampton Township -- Term ends December 31, 2016
Jeanie Fredlund, Eureka Township --Term ends December 31, 2017
John Glynn, City of Apple Valley -- Term ends December 31, 2019
James Guttmann, City of Lakeville -- Term ends December 31, 2017
Mark Henry, Castle Rock Township -- Term ends December 31, 2016
Brian Rohrenbach, City of Rosemount -- Term ends December 31, 2017
Anthony Wotzka, City of Lakeville -- Term ends December 31, 2018
Vacancy – Scott County Representative

Members must reside within the Vermillion River Watershed which, in Scott County, includes the City of Elko New Market and New Market Township. If you are interested in applying to be a member of the Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission, complete the application form (PDF) or contact Deb Brazil via email, or at 952-496-8601.

Purpose


The Vermillion River Watershed manages water resources in a 335-square-mile area that includes all or part of 20 cities and townships, including Elko New Market and New Market Township in Scott County. It is governed by a Joint Powers Board that consists of two Dakota County and one Scott County Commissioner. The Watershed Planning Commission is a formal citizen advisory group that advises the Joint Powers Board regarding its duties, which include: guiding implementation of the watershed management plan, developing an annual work plan/budget, and recommending action regarding disputes that occur pursuant to the Joint Powers Agreement. 

Further Information


For information about the Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission, please contact Dee McDaniels at 952-891-7024 or dee.mcdaniels@co.dakota.mn.us.