Lake Minnetonka Conservation District

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Preserving and Enhancing the Lake Minnetonka Experience since 1967

The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) brings together 14 different cities, two counties, and many state and local agencies to protect, preserve and enhance Lake Minnetonka’s environment, economy and vitality. We are one, uniform, coordinating body that cares for and regulates one of Minnesota’s most important resources in a way that is consistent across all jurisdictions, representing all stakeholders. Lake Minnetonka is a unique asset requiring unique governance. Learn more about the LMCD’s mission and strategic plan HERE and highlights of the organization’s history HERE.

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Lake Minnetonka Ice Out Declared April 2, 2020 at 9:48 AM

Ice out sign

Official ice out on Lake Minnetonka was declared on April 2nd, 2020 at 9:48 AM, marking the beginning of the summer season. Stay safe and have fun!

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Virtual Meeting Info for March 25, 2020 Board Meeting

Due to COVID-19, pursuant to a statement issued by the presiding officer (Board Chair) under Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.021, LMCD meetings will be conducted remotely using electronic means. The LMCD’s usual meeting room will not be open to the public or the Directors. The LMCD will be Read More

LMCD COVID-19 Update 03/17/2020

Based on current guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), the LMCD physical office will be closed to the public through March 31, 2020. However, we will continue to provide services through electronic means to protect the lake and all Read More

LMCD 2020 Pay Equity Report

Pursuant to the Local Government Pay Equity Act, the LMCD is required to submit a Pay Equity Report (report) every three years to the State of Minnesota (State).  This report is a method of eliminating discrimination against women who are paid less than men for jobs requiring Read More

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Board Meeting

April 8, 2020 – 7pm – VIRTUAL

AIS Task Force

February 14, 2020 – CANCELLED

Save the Lake Committee

April 7, 2020 – CANCELLED

Board Officer Workgroup

April 1, 2020 – 8:30am

Nominating Committee

January 23, 2020 – 11:00 am