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beltrami county board
December 19, 2012
County Board hosts legislators : Skoe, Saxhaug, Persell hear commissioners’ interests
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer During their afternoon work session Tuesday, Beltrami County commissioners discussed with State Sens. Rod Skoe and Tom Saxhaug and State Rep. John Persell the outcomes the county is seeking from the 2013 Legislature. Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids,...
December 19, 2012 - 11:24pm
Beltrami County Board: Road conditions are major citizen concern
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer The public hearing on the Capital Improvement Plan for transportation drew a crowd to the Beltrami County Board meeting Tuesday. The commissioners unanimously approved $750,000 in county funds to work on six road and bridge projects, along with...
December 19, 2012 - 2:09am
December 13, 2012
Beltrami County Board allocates tax forfeit funds
By Molly Miron Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Each year, the Beltrami County Board members must approve the distribution of income from tax forfeited land owned by the county. This week, the County Board unanimously voted on the division of an estimated $450,000 earned this year...
December 13, 2012 - 1:50am
December 11, 2012
Beltrami County to pay off bonding
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Over the years, Beltrami County has borrowed millions to build the downtown campus, but commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to pay off the $960,000 remaining on the Beltrami County Administration Building mortgage. “To have...
December 11, 2012 - 11:11pm
November 24, 2012
Beltrami County Board: Mitigations to boating hazards suggested
By Molly Miron Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – A hazardous inheritance from the early 20th century has raised Beltrami County Sheriff Department concerns, as well as ideas for eliminating the danger. During the Beltrami County Board’s work session Tuesday, Deputy Sheriff Ernie...
November 24, 2012 - 11:08pm
November 20, 2012
County Board approves new administrator’s contract
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer On a 4-1 vote in favor, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a pay and benefits package for newly appointed County Administrator Kay Mack. Mack will receive salary of $100,422.40 annually plus Public Employment Retirement...
November 20, 2012 - 11:42pm
November 18, 2012
Beltrami County Board: Board to consider Phased Retirement Option for county assessor
BEMIDJI – The Beltrami County Board, during its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, will consider a request from County Assessor Duane Ebbighausen to work 1,044 hours per year (about 20 hours per week) and receive continued benefits under the PERA Phased Retirement Option. Through...
November 18, 2012 - 1:04am
November 7, 2012
Mack named county administrator in unanimous decision
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – After a brief meeting and discussion, Bemidji County commissioners agreed Wednesday morning to offer the county administrator’s job to Kay Mack, currently Beltrami County auditor-treasurer. “I’ve been the interim administrator...
November 7, 2012 - 11:22pm
October 14, 2012
Beltrami County: Commissioners to discuss administrator post, Code Red
BEMIDJI – An update on the Beltrami County administrator position will be one of several topics discussed at Tuesday’s meeting for the Beltrami County Commission. Applicants have been narrowed to three finalists: Kay Mack, the interim administrator and Beltrami County auditor/treasurer,...
October 14, 2012 - 1:05am
October 3, 2012
Beltrami County Board: No increase in property tax levy
BEMIDJI – Beltrami County taxpayers will see no increase to their county taxes next year. The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a 2013 budget equal to that of 2012’s budget. “I see a real opportunity to lighten the load on folks,”...
October 3, 2012 - 2:02am
September 16, 2012
Mississippi pilings to be discussed at county board meeting
BEMIDJI — The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss the pilings between Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving. The issue was last discussed at the board’s Sept. 4 meeting when the board questioned whose responsibility it would be to remove the pilings. The...
September 16, 2012 - 12:39am
September 5, 2012
Search goes slow: Applications for new county administrator starting to trickle in
BEMIDJI – It has been more than four months since Beltrami County Administrator Tony Murphy submitted his resignation and the search for a replacement is moving slowly. Commissioner Joe Vene, a member of the hiring committee, said that no one has been interviewed for the position...
September 5, 2012 - 11:31pm
August 19, 2012
Beltrami County Board to meet Tuesday
BEMIDJI – The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday for a regularly scheduled work session and regular meeting. The work session, which will begin at 3 p.m., will include discussion on a comparable worth study and an update on the Hagali Rice State Game Refuge....
August 19, 2012 - 12:57am
Beltrami County Board to look for potential areas to cut spending
With less than a month for the Minnesota Legislature to agree on a 2010-11 biennium budget, Beltrami County commissioners will start to look at areas to cut spending. Commissioners, at their 5 p.m. Tuesday regular meeting at the County Administration Building, 701 Minnesota Ave.,...
April 19, 2009 - 2:17am