2010-2013 Grant_Reporting - Wabasha SWCD

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					Grant Reporting:

NRBG (Natural Resources Block Grant) : BWSR (Board of Water and Soil Resources) and
MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) Funding
The Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) is granted to counties to implement
4 state-mandated programs (listed below with explanation)
2013:
Award: $93,813 to Wabasha County
Wabasha SWCD receives a portion of the county grant for operations. The breakdown:
$14,177 for Local Water Management (SWCD)
Use of grant money to implement fund technicians to support NRCS and SWCD with land and
water projects
       *Local Match Needed: $5,917 Levy (County)

$12,118 for Wetland Conservation Act (SWCD)
The purpose of the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) is to maintain and protect Minnesota’s
wetland and the benefits they provide. NRBG provides funds to help staff maintain WCA for
Wabasha County.
       *Local Match Needed: $12,118
        (Public Health: $3,000, Planning and Zoning: $1,200, Wabasha Highway Department:
       $3,500, SWCD: $4,418)

$3, 518 for Shoreland Ordinance (County)
Use of grant money to implement the regulation of the shoreland ordinance
       *Local Match Needed: $3,518 (County)

$45,059 for Feedlot ($12,000 for technician, SWCD and $32,059 for County Feedlot Officer, this
is an MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) grant through BWSR (Board of Water and Soil
Resources))
This grant includes financial and technical assistance coordination for work with local producers
to evaluate feedlots, identify water quality problems, and develop solutions
        *Local Match Needed; $31,541
         (Planning and Zoning: $6,000, Feedlot Officer: $22,541, SWCD: $3,000)

$18,941 for SSTS (Subsurface Sewage Treatment System) (an MPCA grant through BWSR) (County
SSTS technician)
Use of grant money to help implement a technician for SSTS work and permitting
        *Local Match not needed for this grant
2012:
Award: $93,813 to Wabasha County
Wabasha SWCD receives a portion of the county grant for operations. The breakdown:
$14,177 for Local Water Management (SWCD)
Use of grant money to implement fund technicians to support NRCS and SWCD with land and
water projects
       *Local Match Needed: $5,751 Levy (County)

$12,118 for Wetland Conservation Act (SWCD)
The purpose of the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) is to maintain and protect Minnesota’s
wetland and the benefits they provide. NRBG provides funds to help staff maintain WCA for
Wabasha County.
       *Local Match Needed: $12,118
        (Public Health: $3,000, Planning and Zoning: $1,200, Wabasha Highway Department:
       $3,500, SWCD: $6,006)

$3, 518 for Shoreland Ordinance (County)
Use of grant money to implement the regulation of the shoreland ordinance
Use of grant money to help implement a technician for SSTS work and permitting
        *Local Match Needed: $3,518

$15,019 for Feedlot ($4,001 for technician, SWCD and $11,018 for County Feedlot Officer, this
is an MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) grant through BWSR (Board of Water and Soil
Resources))
This grant includes financial and technical assistance coordination for work with local producers
to evaluate feedlots, identify water quality problems, and develop solutions
        *Local Match Needed; $10,513.
         (Feedlot Officer: $7,713, SWCD: $2,800)

$18,941 for SSTS (Subsurface Sewage Treatment System) (an MPCA grant through BWSR) (County
SSTS technician)
       *Local Match not needed for this grant


2011:
Award: $89,687 to Wabasha County
Wabasha SWCD receives a portion of the county grant for operations. The breakdown:
$13,938 for Local Water Management (SWCD)
Use of grant money to implement fund technicians to support NRCS and SWCD with land and
water projects
       *Local Match Needed: $5,351 Levy (County)

$11,915 for Wetland Conservation Act (SWCD)
The purpose of the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) is to maintain and protect Minnesota’s
wetland and the benefits they provide. NRBG provides funds to help staff maintain WCA for
Wabasha County.
       *Local Match Needed: $11,915
        (Public Health: $3,500, Planning and Zoning: $800, Wabasha Highway Department:
       $3,500, SWCD:6,006)

$3, 459 for Shoreland Ordinance (County)
Use of grant money to implement the regulation of the shoreland ordinance
       *Local Match Needed: $3,459 (Planning and Zoning)

$45,059 for Feedlot ($12,000 for technician, SWCD and $32,059 for County Feedlot Officer, this
is an MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) grant through BWSR (Board of Water and Soil
Resources))
This grant includes financial and technical assistance coordination for work with local producers
to evaluate feedlots, identify water quality problems, and develop solutions
        *Local Match Needed; $31,541
         (Planning and Zoning: $2,500, Public Health: $1,000, Feedlot Officer: $27,104, SWCD:
         $3,000)

$9931 for SSTS (Subsurface Sewage Treatment System) (an MPCA grant through BWSR) (County
SSTS technician)
Use of grant money to help implement a technician for SSTS work and permitting
        *Local Match not needed for this grant


2010:
Award: $85,232 to Wabasha County
Wabasha SWCD receives a portion of the county grant for operations. The breakdown:

$19,412 for Local Water Management (SWCD)
Use of grant money to implement fund technicians to support NRCS and SWCD with land and
water projects
       *Local Match Needed: $5,153 Levy (County)

$13,806 for Wetland Conservation Act (SWCD)
The purpose of the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) is to maintain and protect Minnesota’s
wetland and the benefits they provide. NRBG provides funds to help staff maintain WCA for
Wabasha County.
       *Local Match Needed: $13,806
        (Public Health: $3,500, Planning and Zoning: $800, Wabasha Highway Department:
       $3,500, SWCD: $6,006)
$4,008 for Shoreland Ordinance (County)
Use of grant money to implement the regulation of the shoreland ordinance
       *Local Match Needed: $4,008
$48,006 for Feedlot ($12,000 for technician, SWCD and $36,006 for County Feedlot Officer, this
is an MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) grant through BWSR (Board of Water and Soil
Resources))
This grant includes financial and technical assistance coordination for work with local producers
to evaluate feedlots, identify water quality problems, and develop solutions
        *Local Match Needed; $33,604
         (Planning and Zoning: $2,500, Public Health: $1,000, Feedlot Officer: $27,104, SWCD:
         $3,000)

$18,941 for SSTS (Subsurface Sewage Treatment System) (an MPCA grant through
BWSR) (County SSTS technician)
Use of grant money to help implement a technician for SSTS work and permitting
      *Local Match not needed for this grant


Conservation Delivery: (formerly known as General Services)
This grant provides Wabasha SWCD with funds for the general administration of the district,
including staff salaries, supervisor compensation, and district operational expenses.
2013: $19,619
2012: $19,619
2011: $18,986
2010: $14,762

Easement Delivery:
This funding allocation ensures RIM inspections are completed, as appropriate, by State listing
for the given year.
2013: $1,341
2012: $1,423
2011: $1,403
2010: $1,635

Cost Share:
This allocation is made available to share costs associated with reducing soil erosion or
improving or protecting water resource.
2013: $20,021
2012: $20,021 Utilized for Technical Assistance
2011: $14,913 Utilized for Technical Assistance and 2 projects
        *Well Seal: $547.50
        *Sinkhole Treatment: $879.38
2010: $14,762 Utilized for Technical Assistance
Feedlot Assistance:
2011: SEMNJPB – Feedlot Tech Assistant Position
$91,500 was granted to Wabasha and Dodge county SWCD’s for 2 feedlot tech. assistants. This
grant was given to help out the regional feedlot officers and other technicians needing
assistance getting feedlot projects completed.

Cooperative Weed Management Area:
This is a partnership between the Federal, state, and local government agencies, along with
individual landowners and various other interested groups that manage noxious weeds or
invasive plants in a defined area.
2012: $14,470: So far 3 contracts to help eradicate and control invasive species throughout
our forest cover
2010: $15,000: Which covered 11 contracts to help eradicate and control invasive species
throughout our forest cover

Native Buffer Cost Share:
Grants for cost-sharing contracts to establish and maintain diverse native vegetation buffers
using seeds of local ecotype regions.
2011: $20,000: $4,000 Technical Assistance/Administration of Grant, $16,000 for projects
3 Projects were completed with the 2011 Native Buffer Cost Share grant.




Two of the projects are located in Watopa township directly off Highway 61 and the other at
Wabasha County CJC building.


Southern Minnesota Flood Relief:
Kellogg
                                                                      Stream bank stabilization work was
                                                                      completed at Kellogg downstream
                                                                      from the Highway 61 bridge. As
                                                                      noted in the right side picture, rock
                                                                      weirs were also used to deflect the
                                                                      energy of the water away from the
                                                                      hillside, causing less damage.
Phases 1, 2, and 4
                     One of two larger stream bank
                     stabilization projects funded with
                     Southeast Minnesota Special Flood
                     Funding from legislation granted after
                     the fall of 2010 flood. This one is on
                     the Zumbro River by Hammond. The
                     second project will be by Kellogg,
                     downstream from the other Kellogg
                     Project

				
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