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Beltrami County Board of Commissioners
August 9, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Another tax levy increase likely in 2017
BEMIDJI -- It's time to crunch the numbers for Beltrami County officials as the 2017 budget season gets underway. In the last week, county administration has had numerous meetings with all of the county departments, according to the budget calendar. Beltrami County administrator Kay...
August 9, 2016 - 5:42pm
August 2, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Officials seek state, federal funds for storm damage
BEMIDJI—The late July storms may have passed through Beltrami County but work remains for government officials, both on the ground and in the office. County officials are hoping for a state and federal disaster declaration to help offset costs associated with damages from the...
August 2, 2016 - 6:59pm
July 25, 2016
GOVERNMENT: Public weighs in on environmental impact of new school
BEMIDJI -- The public had an opportunity Monday to weigh in on potential environmental impacts of the new Gene Dillon Elementary. The open discussion took place during a public hearing by the Beltrami County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustments, which is reviewing Bemidji School...
July 25, 2016 - 9:05pm
July 20, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Beltrami Board introduced to agreement with School District: Memorandum relates to street improvements
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners were introduced to a memorandum of understanding Tuesday between the government body and the Bemidji School District. The document, presented at the board's work session, comes after the district and county have been discussing...
July 20, 2016 - 12:33pm
June 21, 2016
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Managing land and water
BEMIDJI—Topics related to the environment were the main focus Tuesday for the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners. During its work session and regular meeting that followed, the board heard presentations from officials on matters ranging from research to environmental policy....
June 21, 2016 - 7:20pm
June 7, 2016
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Ready to ACT: New mental health treatment team to be implemented
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County officials are working to provide better mental health services and on Tuesday they approved a new program that could help them in their mission. During a work session for the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners, Paul Nistler, executive director of...
June 7, 2016 - 6:19pm
June 3, 2016
ELECTION: List of local, state and federal election candidates
BEMIDJI—Election filing for local elections ended Tuesday with all incumbents opting to run again and challenger candidates entering the race. In the Bemidji mayoral race, Rita Albrecht is seeking a third term after winning elections in 2012 and 2014. Her opponent will be former...
June 3, 2016 - 1:15pm
May 25, 2016
ELECTION: Better communication, roads priorities for Beltrami County candidate Gross
BEMIDJI -- For Hines, Minn., resident Vince Gross, the quality of Beltrami County roads has been going down for too long. This November, he will try to reverse that trend by running for the District 4 seat on the county board of commissioners
May 25, 2016 - 8:16pm
May 20, 2016
ELECTION: Transportation, mental health funding priorities for Lucachick
BEMIDJI—Promising to remain consistent on taxation and budgeting, 5th District Beltrami County Commissioner Jim Lucachick filed for re-election Wednesday. "I still feel that there is a voice that's missing in the elected official arena," Lucachick said. "There's a silent majority...
May 20, 2016 - 7:46pm
May 18, 2016
ELECTION: Candidate filing opens for city, county seats
BEMIDJI—The time period for candidates to file for the 2016 November election opened Tuesday, with multiple county and city hopefuls already adding their names to the ballot. For the city of Bemidji, incumbents Mayor Rita Albrecht and City Council members Michael Meehlhause...
May 18, 2016 - 6:06pm
May 17, 2016
COUNTY: Foster placement problem continues to grow in Beltrami County: Statistics show steady climb of children placed out of the home
BEMIDJI -- The growing problem of children being placed in out-of-home care was the leading topic Tuesday during the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners' work session. Becky Secore, director of Beltrami County Health and Human Services, presented commissioners with an overview...
May 17, 2016 - 8:36pm
May 9, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Beltrami Commissioner Sumner announces candidacy for second term
REDBY -- Commissioner Tim Sumner, of Beltrami County's fourth district, will be running for a second term this November. "There's a lot of work...
May 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
May 3, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Meeting a need in Beltrami County: Commissioners approve hiring additional staff as caseloads involving children mount
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners authorized the hiring of two additional employees as the number of cases related to children’s care increase. The two employees would take different positions, one as a child protection case manager and the other a children's...
May 3, 2016 - 7:57pm
April 19, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Beltrami Commissioners explore new option for transfer station
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners discussed a new option Tuesday for the future of its solid waste transfer operations. During a work session before its regularly scheduled meeting, the board was informed by Beltrami County Administrator Kay Mack and engineer...
April 19, 2016 - 6:43pm
March 15, 2016
COUNTY: Board formally recognizes the retirement of Environmental Services director
BEMIDJI—It was a bittersweet meeting for Beltrami County Commissioners on Tuesday as the board recognized the retirement of Environmental Services Director Bill Patnaude. Patnaude, who has worked for the county for 44 years, announced his retirement earlier this winter. During...
March 15, 2016 - 6:52pm