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Data: Nov. 27, 2017
nobles county board of commissioners
December 20, 2017
County approves 2018 budget, levy
WORTHINGTON — In the final board meeting of the year, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a 3.2 percent levy increase — for a total levy of $13,611,729 — and a 2018 budget of $39,574,397. After much discussion in recent months about the budget and levy, little was...
December 20, 2017 - 7:34am
December 16, 2017
With 10 percent of staff at retirement age, Nobles County talks succession planning
WORTHINGTON — With an unemployment rate of just over 2.1 percent in Nobles County, many employers are challenged to find qualified candidates to fill key positions, and the government sector is not immune.
December 16, 2017 - 9:02am
December 9, 2017
Nobles County highlights $34.4 million budget for 2018
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing Thursday evening on the proposed 2018 budget and levy, but attendance was limited primarily to department heads. During the less-than-20-minute meeting, County Administrator Tom Johnson detailed a...
December 9, 2017 - 8:06am
Nobles County to seek bonding for multi-use facility
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Thursday authorized up to $10,000 for engineering firm LHB to assemble a report for the Minnesota Legislature in hopes of securing bonding money for a new library/multi-use facility in Worthington.
December 9, 2017 - 7:34am
December 5, 2017
County to present 2018 budget in public meeting
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Board of Commissioners meeting room, located on the third floor of the Government Center, 315 10th St., Worthington. The 2018 proposed budget and tax levy will be discussed...
December 5, 2017 - 8:31am
December 2, 2017
Nobles County commissioners hash out 2018 salaries
WORTHINGTON — As Nobles County moves into the final weeks of 2017, its finance department is still crunching numbers on the 2018 budget, whittling down a proposed 5.94 percent levy increase from September to a 3.2 percent levy increase today. The budget and levy won’t be finalized...
December 2, 2017 - 7:25am
November 22, 2017
Cost savings extends bond money to new projects
WORTHINGTON — With the construction season winding down and many of the projects finished or nearing completion on the county’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) list, Nobles County commissioners were informed during a public hearing Tuesday that approximately $380,000 of the $6.4...
November 22, 2017 - 7:33am
New Fashion Pork seeks to build feed mill
WORTHINGTON — Jackson-based New Fashion Pork plans to construct a new $10-million feed mill, but just where it will be located is yet to be...
November 22, 2017 - 7:33am
November 8, 2017
County approves increase in medical services for jail inmates
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract amendment between the Nobles County Jail and Mend Correctional Care to increase medical services at the jail. When the contract was written in 2012, the average daily population at the jail was 34 inmates....
November 8, 2017 - 6:56am
November 1, 2017
Nobles County talks funding for fairgrounds road
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners had a lengthy discussion during their Tuesday morning work session about replacement of the paved road on the Nobles County Fairgrounds in Worthington. The pavement that extends from Stower Drive north to the grandstand is in need of replacement,...
November 1, 2017 - 7:34am
Budget committee whittles away at county levy increase
WORTHINGTON — After setting Nobles County’s not-to-exceed levy increase at 5.94 percent in late September, commissioners presented a new budget with a projected 3.13 percent levy increase during a Tuesday morning work session. The further budget cut represents the elimination...
November 1, 2017 - 6:51am
October 25, 2017
$2.57 million in tax abatement bonds proposed for broadband project
WORTHINGTON — After months of discussing funding options for Lismore Cooperative Telephone Company (LCTC) to cash-flow the construction of a multi-million dollar broadband project in Nobles County, commissioners on Tuesday authorized the issuance of $2.57 million in taxable general...
October 25, 2017 - 7:23am
October 4, 2017
Adrian man seeks to buy back tax-forfeited parcel
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County may end up with one less property to dispose of through a tax-forfeiture sale after an Adrian man requested another chance to pay back taxes on his home at 513 Pennsylvania Ave.
October 4, 2017 - 7:32am
September 30, 2017
Landowner wants truckers to ease up on jake brake use
READING — Dale Solt grew up near the railroad tracks in Mankato, and knows what it’s like to live with noise pollution. But the jake brakes livestock haulers apply when they drive past his place on Nobles County State Aid Highway 9 (McCall Avenue) north of Reading are so extremely...
September 30, 2017 - 7:42am
Sub-par materials, construction of Prairie Justice Center leads to costly repairs
WORTHINGTON — A new roof and a variety of repair projects at Prairie Justice Center will cost Nobles County approximately $2.3 million this...
September 30, 2017 - 7:15am