Policy Advisory Committee
1. The purpose of the Policy Advisory Committee is to review recommendations of the Local Implementation Workgroup (LIWG), Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), and to advise on implementation of the Lower Minnesota River West Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan (Plan).
2. The Policy Advisory Committee operates under a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA). This agreement does not establish a Joint Powers Entity, rather set the terms to collaboratively implement the Plan. The purpose of this Agreement is to collectively implement, as local government units, the Lower Minnesota River West Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan while providing assurances that decision-making spanning political boundaries is supported by an in-writing commitment from participants. The Member local units of government are the High Island Creek Watershed District, McLeod County, McLeod Soil and Water Conservation District, Nicollet County, Nicollet Soil and Water Conservation District, Sibley County, and Sibley Soil and Water Conservation District.