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Governance Committee

The Governance Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Managers and consists of two managers with support from the district administrator and legal counsel.

The committee reviews the Governance Manual and makes recommendations to the Board of Managers. All meetings of the committee are noticed and open to the public as required by the Open Meeting Law.


Everyone is welcome to attend! 

Governance Committee meetings are scheduled as needed. Meetings are posted on the RPBCWD website under the "Board Meeting" calendar category.

Virtual Meeting Notice

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will be held virtually via Zoom until further notice as allowed under Section 13D.021 of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law.. Links to access virtual meetings are located in Meeting Agendas and Materials.

Upcoming Board of Manager Meetings

Meeting Agendas + Minutes

Meeting agendas, minutes and other materials are listed below and organized chronologically.

January 6, 2023 Governance Committee Meeting

February 3, 2023 Governance Committee Meeting

March 3, 2023 Governance Committee Meeting--CANCELLED

February 11, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

March 4, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

April 8, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

May 6, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

June 3, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

July 15, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

August 5, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

  • Minutes

October 7, 2022 Governance Committee Meeting

December 16, 2022 Governance committee meeting- Continuance

Governance Committee Members

David Ziegler, President

Tom Duevel, Vice President


Staff Liaison

Terry Jeffery, District Administrator

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Governance Manual

The RPBCWD Governance Manual was adopted by the Board of Managers on July 2, 2014,  amended February 4, 2015, and amended again on October 14, 2020.

The manual consists of policies and protocols adopted by the District including:

  • General Governance Policies
  • Bylaws Policies & Procedures for Public Access to Documents
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Policy for Management of Permit Fees, Financial Assurances, & Abandoned Property
  • Public Purposes Expenditures Policy
  • Internal Controls & Procedures for Financial Management

Relevant Links


Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts (MAWD)


Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources (BWSR)


Minnesota Statute - Chapter 103D: Watershed District