Make a splash as a Watershed Planning Commissioner

The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Board (VRWJPB) seeks two applicants from Dakota County and one from Scott County for vacant seats on the Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission (WPC). The WPC advises the VRWJPB about water quality and quantity issues, policies, and projects in the watershed. The nine-member commission represents the citizens in communities within the watershed. Commissioners serve a three-year term and attend monthly meetings.

Be sure you live in the Vermillion River Watershed by searching your address on the interactive map. Then, indicate your interest by completing a citizen advisory committee application. If you have questions, contact Watershed Administrator Mark Zabel at or (952) 891-7011 (Dakota County) or Co-Administrator Melissa Bokman-Ermer at or (952) 496-8887 (Scott County).