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Red Lake Watershed District Notice of Final Hearing (0515)

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on the 23rd day of May, 2013, a public hearing will be held by the Board of Managers of the Red Lake Watershed District concerning the petition filed requesting the establishment and construction of a public drainage ditch, designated as the Brandt Channel, Red Lake Watershed District Ditch #15. The hearing will be held at the Red Lake Watershed District Office, 1000 Pennington Avenue South, Thief River Falls, MN  56701 at 9:30 a.m.  
That said petition is now pending and they request the establishment of a public drainage ditch known as the Brandt Channel, Red Lake Watershed District Ditch 15.   The petition requests the establishment of Red Lake Watershed District Ditch #15, Red Lake Watershed District Project No. 175, which is approximately 13.4 miles of open channel improvement. The ditch is located in Tabor, Angus, Euclid, and Belgium Townships, in Polk County, Minnesota.
That the engineer appointed by the Board of Managers in the above entitled proceedings and ordered to conduct the necessary surveys and prepare the Final Engineers Report for the construction of said project has completed and filed his reports.  The Viewers appointed by the Board of Managers have also filed their Viewers Report.
That said Final Engineers Report and Viewers Report are available for inspection at the office of the Red Lake Watershed District at 1000 Pennington Avenue South in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
The following is a listing of the 40 acre tracts or Government Lots over which the proposed Brandt Channel, Red Lake Watershed District Ditch 15 would pass:
In Tabor Township (T153N, R48W): NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 28;  NW1/4NW1/4, NE1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NE1/4, NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 27; NW1/4NW1/4, NE1/4 NW1/4, NW1/4 NE1/4, NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 26; NE1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NW1/4, SW1/4NW1/4, SE1/4NW1/4, SW1/4 NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, NE1/4 SE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4 of Section 25.
In Angus Township (T153N, R47W): Lot 3, Lot 4 of Section 30; Lot 1, NE1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NE1/4, NE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4 of Section 31; NW1/4NW1/4, SW1/4NW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, NW1/4SW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4, SE1/4SW1/4 of Section 32.
In Euclid Township (T152N, R47W): Lot 2, Lot 1, SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4 of Section 6; NW1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, SE1/4SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, SW1/4 SE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4 of Section 5; SW1/4SW1/4 of Section 4; NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 8; NW1/4NW1/4, NE1/4NW1/4; SE1/4NW1/4, SW1/4NE1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4 of Section 9; NW1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4 of Section 10; NW1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4 of Section 11; SW1/4NW1/4, SE1/4NW1/4; NW1/4NE1/4; SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4 of Section12;
In Belguim Township (T152N, R46W); Lot 2 of Section 7.
All parties interested in the proposed projects are hereby invited to appear before the Board of Managers at said time and place and present any testimony or comment they may have either in support of or in opposition to the Board of Managers consideration for establishment of said project.
The following is a listing of lands which appear to be affected by these projects in Polk County:
In Esther Township (T153N R50W); all or parts of Sections 13, 24 and 25; and
In Northland Township (T153N R49W); all or parts of Sections 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36;  and
In Tabor Township (T153N R48W); all or parts of Sections 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36; and
In Keystone Township (T152N, R48W); all or parts of Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, and 13; and
In Angus Township (T153N, R47W); all or parts of Sections 30, 31, 32 and 34; and
In Euclid Township (T152N, R47W); all or parts of Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36; and
In Brandt Township (T153N, R46W); all or parts of Sections 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36; and
In Belgium Township (T152N, R46W); all or parts of Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33; and
In Pennington County:
In Bray Township (T153N, R45W); all or parts of Sections 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, 30 and 31.  
The following is a listing of the public corporations which may be affected by these projects:  Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, Polk County, Polk County Highway Department,  Pennington County, Pennington County Highway Department, Esther Township, Northland Township, Tabor Township, Keystone Township, Angus Township, Euclid Township, Brandt Township, Belgium Township, Bray Township, Marshall Polk Rural Water, PKM Electric Cooperative, Inc., Frontier, Viking Gas Transmission Company, and Wikstrom Telephone Company, Inc.

Dated this 22nd  of April, 2013.

Myron Jesme, Administrator
(April 24, May 1 & 8, 2013)

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