Apply for Appointment to the Coon Creed Watershed District Board of Managers

Attention to all residents of the Coon Creek Watershed District (CCWD) (check this map if you aren't sure which of the three watersheds in Columbus your property is in):

A board member serving a term ending May 27, 2026, resigned from their position July 10, 2023. The City of Columbus and Anoka County are accepting applications for nomination to serve the remainder of the term.

While the Anoka County Board of Commissioners is responsible for the appointment, interested parties are encouraged to apply not only with Anoka County, but also to request nomination from the City.

If you are interested in serving on the CCWD Board of Managers, you must apply for nomination through the following application form on Anoka County's website. Completion of this form is a requirement for all applicants but only notifies the County and does not alert the City. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to forward a copy of their completed application to Columbus City Council via to be included on its nomination list.

Applications to serve on the CCWD Board of Managers must be submitted no later than Friday, August 4, 2023. The CCWD Board of Managers typically meets every second and fourth Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Coon Creek Watershed District office, located at 13632 Van Buren St. NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304.