City of Morris Water Quality project
In the Fall of 2012, Blaine Hill approached Center for Small Towns and Office of Sustainability about the city of Morris being faced with regulations from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency regarding the amount of salt being pumped into the Pomme de Terre river from city sewer. After discussions between CST, OOS and the Office of Public Engagement, a framework has been developed that will help address the issue, while also developing a larger discussion in the community around water quality issues.
Organize overarching discussion around the condition of the aquifer, and other water quality issues.
o Research water issues in the region
o Assist in contacting speakers and presenters
o Assist in outreach to farmers and other interested parties/organizations to attend the discussion.
o Assist in facilitating during the meeting
Work on water issue with city of Morris.
o Assist Blaine in research into specific issue.
o Organize any round table discussions with water experts needed to fully understand issue.
o Develop report that lays out recommendations to help resolve issue.
o Organize any public meetings/listening sessions regarding water conditions in Morris.
o Assist in further development of action plans that stem from recommendations.
7.50 per hour
Hours Per Week:
10 hours a week
- Arrangement of Hours: varied
- Preferred Application Procedure(s): online application
Number of Positions Available
- Current Openings: 1
- Average Openings: 1
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