Morrison County Commissioner

By Jim Wright, Correspondent Many Morrison County residents recognize Health Department services they are receiving or seeking. These may be affected by proposed changes intended to provide services more efficiently and effectively in the near future. The proposals, first outlined in July and updated Sept. 9, for the Morrison County Board of Commissioners, were discussed by [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Morrison County’s Board of Commissioners approved a Code of Conduct for themselves at its Tuesday meeting. “I was asked to research what, if any, policies exist in other counties regarding commissioner conduct. I gleaned language from those and brought it to the Board for consideration,” said County Administrator Deb [...]

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His bucket list is short, but he has lots of plans By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Morrison County Commissioner Tom Wenzel will be stepping down after 20 years on the Board of Morrison County Commissioners. His fifth term ends Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The following day, Kevin Maurer will be sworn in as District 1’s representative. [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Sherburne County Attorney’s office has declined to bring charges against Morrison County Commissioner Don Meyer for collecting certain per diem payments from Morrison County. The investigation was conducted to determine if charges could be filed regarding per diem payments that Meyer claimed from Morrison County at the same time claims [...]

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By JENNIE ZEITLER Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   As a member of the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT), Morrison County will receive a dividend of $280,183. MCIT is an organization allowing counties to self-insure workers compensation and property/liability insurance through a pooling arrangement. It was created in 1985 when insurance for counties was unavailable or not [...]

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Jeff Schilling has announced his candidacy for a fourth term as Morrison County Commissioner representing District 2, which consists of Ripley, Platte, Belle Prairie and Buh townships and the city of Harding. Schilling has lived in Morrison County his entire life and currently resides in Ripley Township. He is a lifelong member of Holy Family [...]

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