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MARTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

2020-11-18T06:47:20-05:00

On Tuesday, Martin County Commissioners approved a second round of County CARES Act Small Business Grants on Tuesday. The board had allocated $750,000 for small businesses within Martin County. After the first round of grant awards, there was approximately $382,376 remaining of the funds. After the second round, $28,716 remains. Businesses that qualify are eligible for up to $10,000 Commissioners pproved changing the time of the regular County Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to more closely meet with the scheduled 2020 Truth in Taxation Hearing which is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. The [...]

MARTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS2020-11-18T06:47:20-05:00

COVID-19 UPDATE

2020-09-09T06:37:58-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 250 CONFIRMED CASES. 18 ACTIVE. 2 CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED. 223 RECOVERED 9 COVID RELATED DEATHS. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 119 CONFIRMED CASES. 6 ACTIVE. 113 RECOVERED. WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 452 CONFIRMED CASES. 10 ACTIVE. OUT OF ISOLATION 438. 4 COVID RELATED DEATHS. The Minnesota Department of Health reported on Tuesday 387 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.  The total number of cases in Minnesota is 81,608. There has been 2 additional deaths associated with COVID-19, putting the state’s death total at 1,862.  Deaths among cases that resided in long term care or assisted living facilities increased to 1,361. As [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2020-09-09T06:37:58-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS-CARES ACT

2020-09-02T06:22:42-05:00

Martin County Commissioners approved disbursement of federal coronavirus relief funds Tuesday. The county has received $2.442 million. The funds are to be used for necessary expenditures incurred because of the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19. The expenses need to be incurred from March 1 to Dec. 1. Allocations approved include: $803,965 for county expenses and Human Services; $600,000 for area public and private schools; and $750,000 for business economic relief. This leaves $250,000 remaining. First respondsers are included but an amount has not been determined yet. Commissioner Richard Koons voted against the measure only because he wanted a portion [...]

MARTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS-CARES ACT2020-09-02T06:22:42-05:00

THURSDAY SCOREBOARD

2020-08-28T06:33:30-05:00

GIRLS TENNIS FAIRMONT 7 NEW ULM 0 CROSS COUNTRY Fairmont Triangular 4K  Girls 1  Laura Thompson   F  15:31  Course Record 2  Macy Hanson  F  16:54 3  Tabitha Thatcher  F  17:08 4  Hadley Stuehrenberg  StP  17:17 5  Hannah Neusch  F  17:55 6  Emma Gudahl  F  18:19 7  Breely Ruble  STP  18:23 8  Ellie Ortega  F  18:31 9  Eleanor Hamlet  F  18:34 10 Diana Rodriguez  StJ  18:57  Team Scores:  1  Fairmont  17 2  St.Peter  54 3  St.James  65   Boys 1  Caleb Rivera  StJ  13:34 2  Marco Crispin  StJ  14:16 3  William Saari  F  14:33 4  Connor Artner  F  14:43 5  Juan Castaneda  [...]

THURSDAY SCOREBOARD2020-08-28T06:33:30-05:00

COVID-19 UPDATE

2020-08-21T06:28:06-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 215 CONFIRMED CASES. ACTIVE CASES 7. RECOVERED 202. COVID RELATED DEATHS 6. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 98 CONFIRMED CASES. 9 ACTIVE . 89 RECOVERED. WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 394 CONFIRMED CASES. 11 ACTIVE. 380 CASES OUT OF ISOLATION. CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED 1. COVID RELATED DEATHS 3. The Minnesota Department of Health reported on Thursday, 698 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.  The total number of cases in Minnesota is 67,308. There have been 7 additional deaths associated with COVID-19, putting the death total of 1,745.  Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities increased to 1,298. [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2020-08-21T06:28:06-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY EMERGENCY

2020-03-19T11:26:12-05:00

Martin County Commissioners met in an emergency session Wednesday to take action in response to the ever-evolving impact of COVID-19. Commissioners approved and signed an emergency disaster declaration and took measures to provide protection for county workers. Emergency Management director Abigail Nesbit opened the meeting with an update on COVID-19 cases in Martin County. We were notified that we have two positive cases here in Martin County,” she said. “One of them is in their 60s and they are in the hospital. Another is in their 50s and they are at home. We can’t know the location of that for [patient [...]

MARTIN COUNTY EMERGENCY2020-03-19T11:26:12-05:00

Fairmont City Council Meeting Agenda

2020-01-13T17:44:33-05:00

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MEETS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A MONTH THIS MONDAY AT 5:30 PM. A PRESENTATION ON COMMUNITY HEALTH WILL BE GIVEN AND A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE CLOSURE OF TREES TRAILER PARK WILL BE HELD. FIRST OF YEAR PROCEDURAL MATTERS AND DESIGNATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ALONG WITH ACTIONS ON ELECTION FOR EXCLUSION FROM THE COORDINATED PLAN BY THE CITY MANAGER, RESPONSE TO INVESTIGATION TRANSCRIPT, CITY ATTORNEY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, CITY ADMINISTRATOR SEARCH, RECOMMENDATION FOR LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX FOR STREET IMPROVEMENTS AND LEGISLATIVE SERVICES PROPOSAL FOR THAT AND A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT AT MONDAY'S MEETING AT THE [...]

Fairmont City Council Meeting Agenda2020-01-13T17:44:33-05:00

Commissioners – Levy Approved

2019-09-18T16:09:31-05:00

The Martin County Board Tuesday Approved a resolution certifying the proposed 2020 property tax levy at $17.3 million, a 6.44 percent increase over the 2019 levy. Cuts to the levy can be made, and are expected, but the amount can no longer increase before final approval in December. The Truth in Taxation Hearing is set for Tuesday Dec. 3, at 6 PM. The Commissioners heard from Sarah Emery, regional manager for Avengrid Renewables concerning the Trimont Wind Repower Project. It is meant to upgrade to the existing Trimont Windfarm, a 100.5-megawatt wind generation facility that operates in Martin and Jackson counties. [...]

Commissioners – Levy Approved2019-09-18T16:09:31-05:00

STATE TOURNAMENT SCOREBOARD

2019-03-22T10:48:45-05:00

BOYS BASKETBALL MN STATE TOURNAMENT CLASS 3 A SEMIFINALS Waseca 79, Austin 69 DeLaSalle 93, Princeton 54 CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS Hopkins 71, East Ridge 47 Lakeville North 47, Park Center 45 CLASS 1A QUARTERFINALS North Woods 56, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 39 Spring Grove 78, Springfield 67 Ada-Borup 49, Cromwell 39 Henning 63, Christ's Household of Faith 56 CLASS 2 A CONSOLATION SEMIFINALS Esko 66, Redwood Valley 56 Melrose 58, St. Peter 53 CLASS 3A CONSOLATION SEMIFINALS Holy Angels 71, Monticello 65 Mahtomedi 87, Bemidji 49 CLASS 4A CONSOLATION SEMIFINALS Eastview 85, Cambridge-Isanti 78 Eden Prairie 77, Maple Grove 74 Paste [...]

STATE TOURNAMENT SCOREBOARD2019-03-22T10:48:45-05:00

COMMISSIONERS-GUNS/METH

2019-03-07T12:29:43-05:00

Martin County Commissioners heard from County Attorney Terry Viesselman on Tuesday regarding a policy update for county employees. He said “The sheriff had called me and inquired about one of our employees who wanted to know if it was OK to carry a handgun when he was in the courthouse, so we looked at that and the statute says that any employee or agent of an employee for a political subdivision, which would be the county, is forbidden from having a firearm while performing their official duties.” The law makes an exception for law enforcement and the county attorney, [...]

COMMISSIONERS-GUNS/METH2019-03-07T12:29:43-05:00
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