Jackson County JD 3

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Summary

Location: The JD 3 watershed boundary lies west of the City of Lakefield within Rost, Hunter, Heron Lake, and West Heron Lake Townships. The watershed provides drainage for Sections 20, 21, 22, 25 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36 of West Heron Lake Township; Sections 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34, of Heron Lake Township; Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, and 12 of Rost Township; and Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 17 of Hunter Township. The JD 3 system outlets into the southwestern end of South Heron Lake.

Size: The JD 3 watershed provides drainage to approximately 17,058 acres. Jackson County JD 19 drains into JD 3 in the SW 1/4 SW 1/4 of Hunter Township. JD 19 drains approximately 3,064 acres, making the total watershed at the end of the JD 3 main ditch approximately 20,122 acres.

Proposal: The goal of the petition is to increase the capacity of the public tiles, by approximately 49%, to achieve the industry standard drainage coefficient.

Estimated cost: $10.2 million

Status: Update coming soon.

Related Documents

Petition for Improvement of JD 3 + Signatures (available upon request)

Review for Legal Sufficiency

Certification of Petitioners

June 21, 2021 - Final Engineer's Report and Redetermination of Benefits Hearing

September 2, 2021 - Continued Hearings  |  Additional Documents

September 22, 2021 - Continued Hearings  |  Additional Documents

September 29, 2021 - Continued Hearing  |  Additional Documents

To see all public records related to the JD 3 appeals, visit Minnesota Court Records Online.

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  • Harvey and James Kruger Appeal: 32-CV-21-144
  • Phillip Kruger Appeal: 32-CV-21-149

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