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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Thursday, Dec. 1

The Kandiyohi County Board will meet Thursday, Dec. 1, due to an annual conference commissioners will be attending on the board’s regular meeting day. The County Board will also be holding its annual Truth-in-Taxation hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners Sept. 27, 2022.
The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday, Dec. 1, for its first meeting of the month.
Shelby Lindrud / West Central Tribune
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WILLMAR — Due to the annual conference of the Minnesota Association of Counties, the Kandiyohi County Board has changed its meeting date for its first meeting in December to Thursday, Dec. 1. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services building in Willmar.

On the agenda are the annual Prairie Lakes Youth Programs update and purchase of services contract, a review of the proposed 2023 county parks camping fees and policy, an approval request from Sheriff-elect Eric Tollefson for appointment of the chief deputy, a presentation of the HHS building and Law Enforcement Center heat pump project, a discussion regarding a local housing trust fund and an update on the KandiWorks assets.

The board will also hold the annual Truth-in-Taxation public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday. The 2022 budget and levy will be presented, public comment will be received and the commissioners will act on the budget and levy. The truth-in-taxation meeting is not for property owners to appeal their market value or proposed tax amounts.

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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 slindrud@wctrib.com or direct 320-214-4373.


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