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Winona County Soil & Water Conservation District

 P.O. Box 39, 400 Wilson Street

 Lewiston, MN 55952

 Phone: (507) 523-2171 Ext. 3

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

Clean Water, Land & Legacy

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

SSTS (Subsurface Sewage Treatment System)

Imminent Health Threat Abatement:

Livestock Waste Management:

Eligible Practices


Eligible Land/Landowners


Cost-Share Rates


Priorities


Current funds have already been encumbered for existing projects.

The SWCD is now accepting inquiries for future projects.

If interested, please contact the Winona County SWCD so we can review the site, determine a cost estimate and add the site to the list for the next funding application period.

On November 4, 2008 Minnesota voters approved a Constitutional Amendment to increase the tax rate by 3/8 percent through the year 2034.  This amendment is called the “Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment.”  The purpose of the Amendment is to:

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Local Capacity Services Cost-Share Assistance:

Eligible Practices


o Grade Stabilization Structure (410)

o Water and Sediment Control Structure (638)

o Grassed Waterway (412)

o Other (as determined by the technician/engineer)


Eligible Land/Landowners



Cost-Share Rates (whichever is less)



Priorities


1. Priority applications will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis

2. Highest to lowest priorities

o Projects that are not eligible for other cost-share programs

o Projects can reach the 75% cost-share with only this program

o Projects with other cost-share but needs this funding to get to or closer to 75%


The SWCD is now accepting applications for projects.

If interested, please contact the Winona County SWCD so we can review the site, determine a cost estimate and start the application process.