Welcome to the Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District
The Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) encompasses roughly 49 square miles in northern Washington County and southern Chisago County, including the Cities of Chisago City, Forest Lake, Scandia, and Wyoming. The watershed outlets to the northwest to the Sunrise River, which flows northeast through Chisago County before discharging to the St. Croix River.
Now Hiring: Permit Coordinator - Watershed Technician
As a member of a small, collaborative team, this position provides program management and technical assistance in water resource protection as it relates to implementation of the goals, policies, programs, and rules identified in the Watershed Management Plan (WMP) of the District. The position adds value by ensuring that permitting, data analysis, and operation of and reporting on District facilities are conducted in a timely and accurate manner.
Rule Revision Comment Period Now Open
The CLFLWD is proposing to revise its rules and is seeking comments from the Board of Water and Soil Resources, all public transportation authorities that have jurisdiction within the CLFLWD, additional partnering organizations, and all interested members of the public. Electronic copies of the proposed revised rules (both clean and with changes highlighted) can be found at the following link: CLFLWD Proposed Rule Revisions - Review Period
Comments will be due by Monday, January 15, 2018. All comments must be submitted in writing; electronic submissions should be directed to email@example.com and paper submissions should be directed to Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District, 44 Lake Street South, Suite A, Forest Lake, MN 55025.
Watershed Management Plan Amendment
The CLFLWD is proposing a minor amendment to the first volume of its 2012-2021 Watershed Management Plan. The draft plan amendment has been sent out for 45-day review and comment. Comments will be due by Monday, December 18, 2017.
Comments may be directed to the District office at 44 Lake Street South, Suite A, Forest Lake, MN 55025, or to Emily Heinz at firstname.lastname@example.org.