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Our Mission

  

“The mission statement of the Wabasha Soil & Water Conservation District is to provide technical, financial, and educational assistance for land and water management in a way that promotes a sound economy and sustains and enhances natural resources.”


 Top 6 Priority Concerns

  1. Soil Erosion - prevention of soil erosion and       sedimentation from runoff from agricultural land, construction sites and stream banks
  2. Nutrient and Manure Management - protection of surface waters by reducing contaminants entering the water. Use of correct methods to prevent nutrient loading from manure and artificial fertilizers from both agricultural and urban areas.
  3. ISTS/Ground Water Protection - protect ground water from contamination to ensure drinking water aquifers retains good quality.
  4. Forest and Pasture Land - improve forest and pasture land management to reduce soil erosion and increase water quality.
  5.  Watershed Management Approach - focus on the watershed's condition as the starting point for water quality assessment, planning and measurement of results.  
  6. Urban Issues -  address urban issues with municipalities and townships to improve water quality through the use of urban BMP's

Our Profile

 The SWCD is a subdivision of State government that is governed by a locally elected Board of Supervisors.
 

The SWCD provides technical and financial assistance for natural resource issues. 

Our Leadeship

 The Board of Supervisors meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at 625 Jefferson Ave. Wabasha, MN  55981

  

Agendas will be posted no later than the Tuesday before the next meeting. Access the agenda for the upcoming meeting by clicking Documents-Agendas.



 

BOARD MEMBERS:
 

Roland Wood - Chair
District 1

(Highland, Plainview, Elgin townships. Plainview & Elgin cities)
(507) 534-2384
 

Terry Helbig- Vice Chair
District 5

(Mount Pleasant, Lake & Pepin townships. Lake City city)
(651) 345-4615
 

Tom Gosse - Treasurer
District 4

(Glasgow, Greenfield, Minneiska, & Watopa townships. Wabasha, Kellogg & Minneiska cities)
(651) 565-4597
 

Chuck Fick - Secretary
District 2

(Oakwood, West Albany & Gillford townships. Millville & Zumbro Falls cities)
(507) 534-2219
 

Nate Arendt - Member
District 3

(Chester, Mazeppa, Zumbro & Hyde Park townships. Mazeppa, Hammond & Zumbro Falls cities)
(507) 843-5322
 


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Wabasha County Soil & Water Conservation District

611 Broadway Ave., Ste 10, Wabasha, MN 55981, US

(651) 565-4673

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NOTICE OF OFFICES TO BE

VOTED ON AT THE STATE

GENERAL ELECTION FOR

WHICH CANDIDATES FILE

WITH THE WABASHA

COUNTY AUDITOR/TREASURER

To the residents of Wabasha County:

Notice is hereby given as provided in Minnesota Statute 204B.33 that a General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for these offices is 8:00 a.m., May 22, 2018 to 5:00 p.m., June 5, 2018. The last day to withdraw is June 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. The place of filing is the Wabasha County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office, 625 Jefferson Avenue, Wabasha, MN 55981.

The place of filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the county auditor of the county in which the candidate resides. 

LEGISLATIVE OFFICES

State Representative District 21A

State Representative District 21B

STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES

Governor & Lieutenant Governor

Secretary of State

State Auditor

Attorney General

JUDICIAL OFFICES

Supreme Court

Chief Justice  (1 Seat)

Incumbent: Gildea

Associate Justice   (3 Seats)

Incumbent:

G. Barry Anderson (Seat 1) 

Chutich (Seat 2)

McKeig  (Seat 5)

Court of Appeals (6 Seats)

Incumbent:

Jesson   (Seat 2)

Tracy M. Smith (Seat 4)

Worke   (Seat 6 - 1st Congressional District)

Hallbrooks (Seat 7 - 5th Congressional District)

Bratvold (Seat 12)

Florey (Seat 14 - 8th Congressional District)

District Court - Third Judicial District:  (8 Seats)

Incumbent:

Stevens (Seat 1)

Cajacob (Seat 2)

Leuning (Seat 5)

Hanks (Seat 8)

Hayne (Seat 10)

Long (Seat 12)

Chase (Seat 15)

Daily (Seat 24)

COUNTY OFFICES

County Commissioner for District Two: Chester Twp, Gillford Twp, Glasgow Twp, Lake Twp, Mt. Pleasant Twp, Pepin Twp, West Albany Twp, Bellechester City, Mazeppa City, Zumbro Falls City.

County Commissioner for District Four: Greenfield Twp, Minneiska Twp, Kellogg City, Minneiska City, Wabasha City.

County Commissioner for District Five: City of Lake City.

COUNTY WIDE

County Attorney

County Auditor/Treasurer

County Recorder

County Sheriff

SOIL AND WATER SUPERVISOR

Soil and Water Supervisor for District One: Elgin Twp, Highland Twp, Plainview Twp, Elgin City, Plainview City. 

Soil and Water Supervisor for District Four: Glasgow Twp, Greenfield Twp, Minneiska Twp, Watopa Twp, Kellogg City, Minneiska City, Wabasha City.

The filing fee for the above-mentioned offices:

Governor, Lt Governor, Attorney General, State Auditor, & Secretary of State - $300.00

State Senator & Representative - $100.00

Judicial Offices - $300.00

County Offices & County Wide Offices - $50.00

Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor - $20.00 

Information regarding these filings is available from the Wabasha County Auditor/Treasurer at 651-565-2648.