Welcome to OTC COLA
Otter Tail County COLA is organized to facilitate cooperation among member lake and river associations and to assist in fostering wise use of the lake and river areas in Otter Tail County. By joining together and helping each other, we can keep our lakes and rivers stay clean and free of pollutants and prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS)
OTC Shoreland Regulation Survey
If you received a post card to complete the Shoreland Regulation Survey, click SHORELAND SURVEY.
To see the OTC Shoreland Regulation document, click SHORELAND ORDINANCE
OTC Lawmaker Hotline
Your legislators want to hear from you! The OTC COLA Lawmaker Hotline is an easy and effective way for Otter Tail County lake property owners to impact legislative actions affecting life at the lake. Click LAWMAKER HOTLINE to use the OTC Lawmaker Hotline.
OTC Lake Directories
Lake property owner Directories for 100 lakes in Otter Tail County are now available. Click LAKE DIRECTORIES LIBRARY to select directories by Name or Street.
Go OTC GIS INTERFACE to use the OTC interactive map to find lake properties in the County. See the OTC Lake Directories Newsletter Article
OTC Water Quality Analysis Reports
Water Quality Analysis Reports for over 100 COLA and Non-COLA lakes have been compiled by OTC COLA. Click WATER QUALITY ANALYSIS LIBRARY to select lake reports.
Newsletter Article Index
Click NEWSLETTER INDEX to revisit any article from OTC COLA E-Newsletters. Click on the Newsletter label for any month to load the newsletter pdf for that month.
WE LOVE OUR LAKES!
New to OTC COLA? The “WE LOVE OUR LAKES” campaign is being run to connect with lake associations and lake property owners interested in protecting and preserving their quality of lake living in Otter Tail County, MN. Please click CONTACT INFORMATION to complete a secure, simple form to give us your contact information. To see our library of monthly newsletters click NEWSLETTERS. To sign up to receive free monthly E-Newsletters, Click NEWSLETTER SIGN UP.
OTC COLA is encouraging participation of new lakes. The bigger the number of lakes that join together in the common cause the better it will be for all of us. OTC COLA is a private, non-profit organization and the cost of membership is nominal for associations and individuals. See our brochure, click BROCHURE.
Water quality testing of OTC lakes is an active pursuit of OTC COLA. We have compiled over 20 years of valuable data. OTC COLA encourages lakes to participate in its water testing. OTC COLA will work with new lakes through association or individual memberships to help include them in the program.
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Board of Director Meetings
Second Monday of each month following the AIS Task Force Meeting
Dead Lake Room, Fergus Falls Government Center, Fergus Falls, MN
OTC COLA Member Meetings 2020
(To Be Scheduled)
Water Sampling Schedule 2020
(To be scheduled)
OTC COLA Board of Directors
David Helgerson ∙ Jeff Stabnow ∙ Patrick Prunty ∙ Roger Neitzke ∙ Ronald Christensen ∙ Sylvia Soeth ∙ Jeff Vansteenburg
OTC COLA Members
Bass Lake Underwood Association ∙ Berger Lake Association ∙ Big McDonald LID ∙ Boedigheimer Lake Association ∙ Clitheral Lake Association ∙ Dead Lake Association ∙ Devils Lake Association ∙ Eagle Lake Lakeshore Association ∙ East Battle Lake WS Association ∙ Elbow Lake Association ∙ Franklin Lake Association ∙ Hoffman Lake Association ∙ Jewett Lake Association ∙ Lake Lida Property Owners Association ∙ Lake Lizzie Lakeshore Association ∙ Lake Seven Association ∙ Lake Six Association ∙ Leaf Lakes Association ∙ Little McDonald Kerbs and Paul Lakes LID ∙ Loon Lake Association ∙ Marion Lake Association ∙ McDonald Lake Improvement Association ∙ North Long Lake Association ∙ North Turtle Lake Association ∙ Otter Tail Lakes Property Owners Association ∙ Pelican Lake Property Owners Association ∙ Pickerel Lake Improvement Association ∙ Pine Lakes LID ∙ Prairie Lake Lakeshore Association ∙ Round Lake 56-214 ∙ Rush Lake Association ∙ Silent Lakes Association ∙ Silver Lake Property Owners Association ∙ South Turtle Lake Improvement District ∙ Spitzer Lake Property Owners Association ∙ Stalker Lake Association ∙ Star Lake Property Owners Association ∙ Stuart Lake Association ∙ Swan Lake Association ∙ Sybil Lake Association ∙ Tamarac Lake Association ∙ Ten Mile Preservation Association ∙ Trowbridge-Leek Lake Association ∙ Wall Lake Association ∙ West Battle Lake Association ∙ West McDonald Lake Association