Scott Watershed Planning Commission (WPC)

Purpose

The WPC gives oversight on policy issues; budget, plan and program priorities; advisory support for the Scott WMO Board; utilizes and implements the Comprehensive Water Resource Management Plan.

Meetings

The 4th Monday of the month at 4:00 PM

County Board Room at the Scott County Government Center
200 4th Avenue W
Shakopee, MN 55379

At this time, the Watershed Planning Commission meetings are being held online via Zoom. To join the meeting, please contact us for the login credentials. Please submit any comments or questions prior to the meeting to Vanessa Strong by email (vstrong@co.scott.mn.us) or phone at 952-496-8345.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Zoom includes a feature that allows audio and any documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to the recording, discuss your concerns with the meeting host prior to the start of the recording or do not join the session. Please note that any such recordings may be subject to discovery in the event of litigation.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Members

The Scott Watershed Management Organization (WMO) Watershed Planning Commission is a 7 member Commission. District coverage includes, 1 representative from the Shakopee Basin/Prior Lake Spring Lake area, 1 from Credit River, 1 from Southwest, 2 from Sand Creek (because of its large area) and 2 at-large members. Members serve 3-year terms and are eligible to serve 3 consecutive terms. 

  • Brian Schmidt, Blakeley Township - Represents Southwest WMO
    • Current term ends December 31, 2022  
  • Kevin Shea, Prior Lake - Represents Sand Creek WMO
    • Current term ends December 31, 2023
  • Virgil Pint, Sand Creek Township - At-large position
    • Current term ends December 31, 2024
  • Joe Thill, Jordan - Represents Sand Creek WMO
    • Current term ends December 31, 2022
  • Pam Caselius, New Prague - At-large position
    • Current term ends December 31, 2024
  • Mark Vierling, Louisville Township - Represents Shakopee Basin
    • Current term ends December 31, 2023
  • Rita Weaver, Prior Lake - Represents Credit River WMO
    • Current term ends December 31, 2024

If you are interested in applying to be a future member of the Scott WMO Watershed Planning Commission, please use the online application or contact Cara at cmadsen@co.scott.mn.us or at 952-496-8169.