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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Tuesday

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WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building.

Two public hearings are scheduled on granting drainage system crossing permits necessary for the upcoming railroad bypass project west of Willmar. A hearing on a crossing permit for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will be held at 11 a.m., followed by a hearing on a Minnesota Department of Transportation crossing permit at 11:30 a.m.

The commissioners also will hear an update from the United Community Action Partnership and take action on scheduling a public hearing for the county buffer ordinance.

The County Board will meet at 9 a.m. as the Human Services Committee for a report on veterans suicide prevention by Trisha Appeldorn, director of Veterans Services for Kandiyohi County, and Mary Jo Pine, suicide prevention coordinator with St. Cloud Veterans Administration Health Care System.

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