morrison county social services

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer For four years, Morrison County Social Services and Public Health have been working toward launching MnChoices, program funded by the Minnesota Legislature in 2009. The project implements a single, comprehensive and integrated assessment and support application for long-term services in Minnesota. It works as a person-centered approach to ensure services meet [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The majority of human services spending in Morrison County comes from health program costs. At 62 percent, it is more than twice the next category of spending, for social services. “The total amount of money paid in Morrison County last year was $65.47 million,” Social Services Director Brad Vold and [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Jodi Wetzel, an eligibility worker with Morrison County Social Services, was named the Employee of the Month by the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce. Wetzel, who has been with Social Services for 25 years, said she really enjoys her job and the people she works with. “It’s a great feeling to [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   For the second time, a request by Social Services Director Brad Vold to restructure staff in the financial unit of his department, with a predicted cost savings to the county of $106,000, was voted down by the County Board. Following the resignation of the financial unit’s Supervisor II in [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   After an upper-level financial unit supervisor resigned in April, Morrison County Social Services Director Brad Vold brought a request for department restructuring to the County Board. He requested that the upper-level supervisor’s position be eliminated, but that two eligibility workers in that department be added. Two lower-level supervisors would [...]

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