Public Notice

17-342: The City of St. Louis Park has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Stormwater Management for the construction a new skate park and stormwater management BMP at 5005 Minnetonka Boulevard in the City of St. Louis Park. The project would result in a 6,000 square foot increase in impervious surface on the 13.04 acre lot which drains to Bass Lake.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Katherine Sylvia at 952-473-2855 or ksylvia@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that a public hearing on this permit application be scheduled before the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for a public hearing must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, August 4th, 2017.

Posted 19 July 2017

17-251:  Mark Saliterman has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Stormwater Management for a commercial building project located at 3059 Joppa Avenue South, St. Louis Park. The project would result in approximately 6,700 square feet of new impervious surface and they will be disturbing less than 40% of the site.  Due to these parameters and the requirements of the MCWD Stormwater Management Rule the development will be required to accommodate enough abstraction volume for at least 1 inch of rainfall in a 100 year storm event.  They are doing this by installing a stormwater infiltration pond.  This requirement is in place to prevent any increase in flood potential of the local area from the new impervious surface.

 Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Jack Distel at 952-641-4581 or jdistel@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that the permit be considered by the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for public consideration must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, August 2nd, 2017.


Posted 14 July 2017

17-295:  Costco Wholesale Corporation has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Stormwater Management for two building additions and a parking lot reconfiguration at 5801W 16th Street in the City of St. Louis Park. The project would result in a 2,802 square foot increase in impervious surface on the 11.8 acre lot which drains to Twin Lake.

 Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Katherine Sylvia at 952473-2855 or ksylvia@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that this permit application be considered by the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for a Board determination must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, July 28thth, 2017.


Posted 14 July 2017

The MCWD Board of Managers is considering approval of permit 17-262 as described below. MCWD Rules require notice to all property owners within 600' of the proposed area as a courtesy, in the event there are any questions or concerns.

17-262: Maynard’s restaurant has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Stormwater Management for the construction of an outdoor bean bag toss court at 685 Excelsior Boulevard in the city of Excelsior. The project will consist of permeable pavers and artificial turf. The artificial turf will have a void space underneath, which will allow stormwater runoff to filtrate through the aggregate material prior to discharging to a raingarden. The permeable pavers, void space under the artificial turf, and the rain garden will treat stormwater runoff for water quality and quantity. The 2.55 acre lot drains to Excelsior Bay of Lake Minnetonka.

MCWD Board of Managers will be requested to take action on this permit at their meeting on July 27th, 2017 at 6:45 PM in the Community Room at the District Office.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding the proposed permit application may contact Heidi Quinn at 952-641-4504 or hquinn@minnehahacreek.org. If you plan to attend this meeting, please call to confirm that the item is on the agenda.


Posted 14 July 2017

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is reviewing the following permit application. MCWD Rules require notice to all property owners within 600' of the proposed permitted area as a courtesy, in the event there are any questions or concerns.

17-313: Hartman Communities, LLC has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control, Wetland Protection, and Stormwater Management for a 25 lot residential subdivision located at 8485 & 8425 Bavaria Road in the City of Victoria. The project will result in a 2.55 acre increase in impervious surface on the 24.04 acre site. Stormwater runoff from the site’s impervious surface will be treated for rate, volume, & phosphorous controls by a filtration bench and stormwater pond before draining to the existing wetland onsite. There are no proposed wetland impacts.

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Heidi Quinn at 952-641-4504 or hquinn@minnehahacreek.org.
Interested parties may request that the permit application is considered by the MCWD Board of Managers. Requests for determination by the Board of Managers must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, July 28th, 2017.


Posted 13 July 2017

17-329:  Dingman Custom Homes has applied for a Minnehaha Creek Watershed District permit for Erosion Control and Wetland Protection for the construction of a single family home located at 2582 Holy Name Drive, Medina.  The PID number for this parcel is 1311823440003. Due to the requirements of the Wetland Protection permit a 35 foot buffer will be declared adjacent to the wetland.  These buffers are protected areas that contain vegetation that filters runoff, prevents erosion and is important to wildlife.  By this expectation disturbances, such as mowing, are regarded as activities that interfere with the Wetland Buffer’s function and are not allowed within the buffer’s proximity.  Water from this parcel drains to Holy Name Lake.

 Individuals with questions or concerns regarding this permit may contact Jack Distel at 952-641-4581 or jdistel@minnehahacreek.org.

Interested parties may request that the permit be considered by the MCWD Board of Managers.  Requests for public consideration must be in writing and received at the MCWD offices prior to 4:30 PM, July 27th, 2017.