Grassed Runway


The watershed district shall:

  1. Determine application riorities in consultation with the Sub-District & Board staff.
  2. Provide or help secure funding of 80% of project costs.
  3. Reserve the right to reasonable access to project areas for tours or to inspect the condition of the project site.
  4. Reserve the right to wave the landowner contribution on downstream work which is the result of upstream activity.
  5. Not divert or relocate runways or accept applications on constructed drains.
  6. Maintain the project at 100% district cost for 5 years after construction.

The landowner shall:

  1. Provide reasonable access for inspection, survey, construction, and tours.
  2. Not alter, change, remove, or modify the project without written consent of the District.
  3. Be responsible for ongoing maintenance of the project areas upon completion of the project.
  4. Indemnify and save harmless the District from any and all actions, claims, suits, damages, injuries, or other loss no matter how howsoever arising as a result of the construction, operation or maintenance of the project.
  5. Grant the watershed district the right to use any information related to this project for educational or promotional purposes.
  6. Provide adequate protection of the project site until site has been sufficiently protected.

General Terms and Conditions:

•Subject to the above terms, the agreement shall become effective and shall be binding upon both parties.

•If either party fails to meet the above mentioned responsibilities, the agreement may be terminated by the party via written notice.

•The annual projects resulting from this program will be subject to funds appropriated.

•Technical service will be subject to the availability of staff. The district reserves the right to establish priorities for providing such services and assistance.

•Failure of Landowner to meet Landowner Responsibilities may negate him/her from other Watershed District programs.

•Only one application per landowner per 

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    Natural Runway




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