Tag: Budget

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Aitkin County Board discusses Sentence to Serve, grant funding from May 11th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their first May meeting Tuesday from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room to receive an update on the Sentence to Serve Program and review the County’s 1st Quarter Budget. The Board approved an amended Memorandum of Understanding with Carlton…
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May 14, 2021 0

Representative Marquart Talks Strategy as Conference Committees Begin Debating Omnibus Bills

St. Paul, MN — Conference committees are set and this week will hit the road running debating the dozen omnibus bills presented by both the House and Senate in the Minnesota Legislature. Given it’s the only bipartisan state legislature in the nation, there will need be a lot of compromise on both sides before an…
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May 4, 2021 0

Mahnomen School Board News & Notes from April 12th Meeting

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, April 12th. At the meeting they approved an architectural firm to assist them with the process of examining potential facility updates that would suit the district better in the post COVID world. Mahnomen Superintendent Jeff Bisek says the school board…
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April 15, 2021 0

Representative Marquart Comments of House Budget Proposal

St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota House of Representatives, Senate, and Governor Walz have now all released their proposed budget targets for the next biennium, and each is a little different. District 4B Representative Paul Marquart reviewed some of the provisions of the House proposal, which tallies up to about $52.5 billion, during his visit…
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April 2, 2021 0

MN House Budget Proposal Expected Tuesday

St. Paul, MN — As it is a budgeting year, the highest priority for the Minnesota Legislature is to pass a new budget bill for the next biennium, which is no easy task for the only divided legislature in the nation. The Governor and the Republican controlled Senate have come out with their proposals, and…
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March 22, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Board Approves Budget, Levy for 2021 in December 29 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board met for their final regular meeting of 2020 on Tuesday, December 29. Before reaching the headlining item of the agenda – the 2021 budget and levy – county administrator Tim Houle discussed the county’s most recent senior management team meeting. Houle said the team discussed the rollout…
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December 31, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Board approves 2021 Board, Levy from December 22nd meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/24/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board closed out 2020 with discussion and action on budgets, levies, and plans for the New Year from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. The Board did approve items including appointments of Dale Shipp, James Bixby, Robert Marcum, Russ Hoppe, and Bob Lake…
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December 24, 2020 0

Aitkin School Board approves Return to School Date for January 4th at meeting from December 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/24/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board had plenty to cover from their final regular meeting of 2020 with the Truth and Taxation, approving a Capital Projects Levy, and the plan to return to school. District Business Manager Heather Hipp presented during the Truth and Taxation Meeting on how…
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December 23, 2020 0

McGregor School Board reviews donations, HS Sports from December 21st meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/23/20) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor School Board held their regular meeting Monday for the final time in 2020 virtually for updates on donations, contract updates, and high school sports. Business Manager Shauna Dalchow reviewed with the Board on a contract for transportation services for foster care children. Dalchow also went…
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December 23, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Board Reviews Vaccine Info, Tables Budget Resolution in December 15 Meeting

The Crow Wing County Board held its first regular meeting for the month of December on Tuesday, December 15. Among the main agenda items was a presentation from Crow Wing Public Health Supervisor Michelle Moritz, who discussed the current state of affairs with the virus as well as the latest news regarding vaccines and the…
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December 18, 2020 0