Proposed Amendment to the Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization Watershed Management Plan

Notice is hereby given that a public comment period is now open for the proposed amendment to the Vermillion River Watershed Management Plan. The amendment adds a specific water basin outlet maintenance project to the Implementation Section of the Plan.

The VRWJPO will hold a public hearing at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2021, in conjunction with the regular meeting of the Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Board (VRWJPB) to receive comments on the proposed amendment.

The proposed amendment can be viewed online at in the “News” category. Paper copies of the proposed amendment can be obtained by contacting Mark Zabel at 952-891-7011 or by email at

Due to the on-going pandemic, the meeting of the VRWJPB scheduled for January 28, 2021, will be held virtually. Directions to access the meeting will be posted to the VRWJPO website with the meeting materials no later than January 21, 2021, here:

Agencies, groups, or persons attending the public hearing will have the opportunity to provide written or oral comments.

Prior to the public hearing, written comments can be addressed to the VRWJPO, 4100 220th Street, Suite 103, Farmington, MN 55024, or emailed to VRWJPO administrator Mark Zabel at