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KANDIYOHI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ACTING AS DRAINAGE AUTHORITY FOR COUNTY DITCH No.

KANDIYOHI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ACTING AS DRAINAGE AUTHORITY FOR COUNTY DITCH No. 24 LATERAL J
In the Matter of the Petition by Scott M & Randy J Tersteeg and Theresa Tersteeg to impound, Reroute, and Divert Lateral J of County Ditch No. 24
HEARING NOTICE
The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, sitting as the Drainage Authority for County Ditch 24 Lateral J, has received a petition to reroute a section of the County tile located in part of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 14, Township 117, Range 34, Lake Lillian Township. The Petition is offered as a result of a proposed community solar garden that Westport Community Solar, LLC wishes to construct on an area covered by this petition. County Ditch #24 Lateral J tile line runs diagonally through the proposed solar garden site. Petitioners wish to relocate the County tile around the perimeter of the proposed solar garden site to maintain tile efficiency and provide adequate space for said solar garden. A public hearing will be held at 11:30 a.m. on September 1, 2020, at the Kandiyohi County Health & Human Services Building, Commissioner's Room #2010, at 2200 23rd Street NE, Willmar, MN 56209. All persons in attendance shall abide by social distancing safety requirements and wear an approved mask. Interested parties may appear and be heard. Written testimony will also be accepted and must be received at the County Drainage Department Office at 1801 Hwy 12 E, Willmar by 4:30 pm on August 31, 2020 Attention: Loren Engelby. Copies of the petition, tile relocation plans, and Engineer's Report are available for review at the Kandiyohi County Drainage Department Office, or the Kandiyohi County website under the Drainage Department listed as County Ditch #24 Lateral J Proposed Solar Garden Project. Hydraulic efficiency of said ditch system tile will not be reduced. No Ditch System funds will be used.
-Mark Thompson, Kandiyohi County Auditor/Treasurer
-Loren Engelby Co. Drainage Manager at 320 235-3266.
(Aug. 15, 22 & 29, 2020)
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