Sep 2nd, 2015
Ends: Sep 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Venue: District Office
Location: 14500 Martin Drive, Suite 1500 | Eden Prairie
Notice of Public Hearing
Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District
2016 Budget and Levies
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Managers of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District will hold a public hearing pursuant to Section 103D.911 of Minnesota Statutes, on September 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at District Office, 14500 Martin Drive, Eden Prairie, MN to consider the District’s budget and levies for the year 2016 and to consider awarding a grant through its cost-share program to provide financial assistance for best management practice implementation to a local unite of government.
The total proposed expenditures for 2016 are $ 2,624,500. Proposed levy is a $2,531,500 Metropolitan Surface Water Management Act implementation levy as authorized by Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.241.
The grant being considered by the board is for the City of Eden Prairie – Purgatory Creek Streambank Stabilization – Total Cost of Project: $127,500; Grant request: $20,000. Unless otherwise noted, these cost share grants are funded through the District’s ad valorem property tax levy to implement its watershed management plan pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.241, 77% of which is paid by District property taxpayers in Hennepin County, and 23% in Carver County.
The Board of Managers will be meeting as part of their regular board meeting.