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County Board takes action to make surveyor appointed position


WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to eliminate the election of the county surveyor and instead make it an appointed position.

In a unanimous vote of approval stating their "declaration of intentions," the commissioners agreed that the county's existing surveyor, Duane Bonnema, be appointed to the position in January after his elected term ends.

Under state law, the maximum term length for an appointed surveyor is four years.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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