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Scott County Environmental Services
Oversees functions of the VRWJPO under direction from the Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Board.
Implements the Vermillion River Watershed Management Plan.
Develops the annual VRWJPO budget in coordination with staff, partners, the Watershed Planning Commission, and the Joint Powers Board.
Identifies and seeks approval for funding through the Watershed Management Tax District.
Scott County employee representing the headwaters area of the Vermillion River Watershed.
Works in partnership to implement the Vermillion River Watershed Management Plan.
Senior Watershed Specialist
Develops and implements targeted improvement projects that address water resource needs in the watershed.
Manages water resource project improvement grants.
Oversees watershed monitoring program activities.
Leads the urban irrigation water conservation initiative.
Mark Ryan, P.E.
Water Resources Engineer
Performs project development, design, and implementation of water quality, stream restoration, and other stormwater management projects.
Administers regulatory programs and supporting the application of the Vermillion River Watershed Management Plan and Standards by local communities.
Communications & Outreach Specialist
Promotes VRWJPO initiatives and activities through digital and social platforms.
Coordinates volunteer outreach and watershed events.