The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Courthouse in Montevideo.

The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Courthouse in Montevideo. Commissioners present were David Nordaune, David Lieser, Matt Gilbertson, Jim Dahlvang, and Chairman Jeffrey Lopez.

The board closed the meeting to discuss a performance evaluation for Ag/Drainage Inspector Josh Macziewski. The meeting was reopened and a motion was made to approve the satisfactory performance evaluation, and to also authorize a step increase to Grade 10 for Macziewski, effective Oct. 1, 2018. The motion was approved.

Auditor/Treasurer Michelle May next discussed timing of the Veterans home contribution, in addition to tax-forfeited property clean-up and employee training. Following May, the board discussed remodeling plans for the License Bureau, as well as for the Assessor’s Office at the courthouse.

The board next discussed a proposal for website redesign services from CivicPlus. A motion was made to accept the proposal for an initial investment of $21,910, followed by an annual service and support fee of $4,380. The motion passed.

The next item discussed by the board was access to the county’s public Wi-Fi for the general public. The discussion was moved ahead to the next meeting and no action was taken.

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