Lake Minnetonka Conservation District

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Social Distancing Guidelines from HCSO Water Patrol

The HCSO Water Patrol has released Social Distancing Guidelines to help reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 as residents and visitors return to the lakes this spring and summer. See the Guidance

COVID-19 2020 Boating Updates- April 17

COVID-19 2020 Boating Season Updates– April 14

This is an update regarding the Governor’s emergency order due to COVID-19. On April 13th, the Governor extended the peacetime emergency order. Also, the Governor updated the Critical Sector Descriptions to include marinas, dock installers, and boat Read More

Posted on: April 14th, 2020

2020 Buoy Placement is Underway

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office (Water Patrol) in cooperation with Hennepin County Environment and Energy started buoy installation on Monday April 6th. As of Friday April 10th, 60% of the installation is complete. Weather dependent, installation of the Read More

Posted on: April 9th, 2020

COVID-19 2020 Boating Season Updates– April 8

This is an update regarding the Governor’s Stay-At-Home emergency order due to COVID-19. On April 8th, the Governor extended the order to May 4th. View the April 8, 2020 Executive Order 20-33 Read More

Posted on: April 8th, 2020

COVID-19 2020 Boating Season Updates– April 7

Many of us look forward to the summer season and lake activities, whether for recreational or economic importance. With the COVID-19 situation, our office has received numerous questions about the current “stay-at-home” Governor’s Emergency Executive Order 20-20 Read More

Posted on: April 8th, 2020

Virtual Meeting Info for April 8, 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 Read More

Posted on: April 5th, 2020

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. Read More

Posted on: April 2nd, 2020

Virtual Meeting Info for 04/01/2020 Board Officer Workgroup

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 Read More

Posted on: March 27th, 2020

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 Read More

Posted on: March 24th, 2020