Clean Water Council
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The next Clean Water Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the MPCA, Lower Level Board Rooms, 520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul. For more information, see the meeting agenda.
Vacancy: Clean Water Council has an open appointment for one tribal government representative. See the Secretary of State's website for current vacancies.
The Clean Water Council was created through the Clean Water Legacy Act which was signed into law June 2, 2006. The Council’s role is to advise on the administration and implementation of the Clean Water Legacy Act, including:
- Fostering coordination among public agencies and private entities to ensure cooperation with relevant plans and programs.
- Prioritization strategies for TMDLs, restoration and protection activities.
- Development of appropriate processes for expert scientific review.
- Development of education and participation strategies for citizens and stakeholders.
The Clean Water Council’s FY16-17 Clean Water Fund Recommendations Report (December 2014) is now available.
Clean Water Council members: Back row: Jason Moeckel, Matt Wohlman, Bradley Kalk, Frank Jewell, Gary Burdorf, Warren Formo, Patrick Flowers, John Underhill, Todd Renville; Middle row: Gaylen Reetz, Louis Smith, Rep. Paul Torkelson, Marilyn Bernhardson, Rep. Barb Yarusso, Michael McKay, Gene Merriam, Doug Thomas; Front Row: Sandy Rummel, Keith Hanson, Senator Bev Scalze, Victoria Reinhardt, Patrick Shea, Deb Swackhamer, Tannie Eshenaur, Sharon Doucette. Not pictured: Pam Blixt, Bob Hoefert and Senator David Osmek.
If you have questions about the Clean Water Council, please contact:
Barb Peichel, Clean Water Council Coordinator
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul MN 55155
Patrick Flowers, Clean Water Council Chair
24778 Greenway Avenue
Forest Lake, MN 55025
Gene Merriam, Clean Water Council Vice Chair
12176 Bluebird Circle NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448