Kandiyohi County Board at May 3 meeting to consider new update at county jail

The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will be meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, with the agenda including discussion on a new project at the jail, to construct classroom space. On Wednesday, the commissioners will meet for a road and bridge meeting, to hear presentations on projects, the five year construction plan and updates on drainage and monarch butterflies.


WILLMAR — A new project at the Kandiyohi County Jail will be considered at the upcoming meeting of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners.

The meeting will start at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services building.

The jail project, if moved forward by the board, will see the construction of program classroom space in the jail. The space that was used for this cause has been taken over for remote court hearings.

Also on the board agenda are the annual property tax service report, a per diem increase request for County Extension and a presentation from the county Recorder's Office.

At 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County Public Works building, the commissioners will meet for a road and bridge meeting. On the agenda are an update on 2022 projects, presentation on the five-year construction plan and updates on 2022 maintenance, drainage and the monarch butterfly habitat program.


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The Kandiyohi County Board will be considering a request for American Rescue Plan Act funds and a letter of support to go towards a broadband project in several townships.

Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email or direct 320-214-4373.

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