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Commissioners hold special meeting

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Tuesday to take care of some business items before switching to its new meeting schedule on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

SUPPORTING HANDS The board approved a $67,0…continue reading on echopress.com

Bales to lead county board into New Year

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is starting the New Year with a new chair – Bev Bales.

Bales stepped into the role after Commissioner Dan Olson served as chairman during 2013. This is Bales’ second time leading the county board.

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County board gears up for New Year

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

New board leadership and new meeting dates kicked off the first meeting in 2014 for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

BALES LEADS BOARD Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales (District 3) was elected to serve as the board chairperson for 2…continue reading on echopress.com

One percent raises for all county leaders

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

Across the board, Douglas County’s department leaders will receive 1 percent raises in 2014.
County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to give all elected officials and all appointed department heads a 1 percent raise next year.
Non-union co…continue reading on theosakisreview.com

Association of Minnesota Counties announces 2013 service awards

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Individuals from Douglas, Pope and Itasca counties were recently recognized with Association of Minnesota Counties’ (AMC) 2013 Outstanding Service Awards for exhibiting excellence, innovation and dedication to their work in county government.
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One percent raises for all county leaders

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

Across the board, Douglas County’s department leaders will receive 1 percent raises in 2014.

County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to give all elected officials and all appointed department heads a 1 percent raise next year.
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County taxes going up, but less than proposed

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Douglas County’s tax levy will increase by 4.25 percent for 2014.

Commissioners approved the tax increase and next year’s budget on a 4-0 vote during a hearing last Thursday. Commissioner Bev Bales was reportedly ill and did not attend the mee…continue reading on echopress.com

County taxes going up, but less than proposed

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Douglas County’s tax levy will increase by 4.25 percent for 2014.

Commissioners approved the tax increase and next year’s budget on a 4-0 vote during a hearing last Thursday. Commissioner Bev Bales was reportedly ill and did not attend the mee…continue reading on echopress.com

County taxes going up, but less than proposed

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Douglas County’s tax levy will increase by 4.25 percent for 2014.

Commissioners approved the tax increase and next year’s budget on a 4-0 vote during a hearing last Thursday. Commissioner Bev Bales was reportedly ill and did not attend the mee…continue reading on echopress.com

Salaries for county leaders weighed

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

Douglas County Commissioners will soon have a decision to make about the salaries of four elected officials in 2014.

Three of those four elected officials stated their case on what they believe they should be paid during Tuesday’s county board m…continue reading on echopress.com