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IVANHOE — The Lincoln County Board authorised a property tax levy increase of 1.5% by a 3-2 vote at its common assembly on Tuesday.

Dissenting have been District 2 Commissioner Mic VanDeVere and District 4 Commissioner Joe Drietz. The vote occurred after a previous movement to increase the levy to 3 % failed.

In different enterprise the commissioners agreed to defer motion on a movement to approve a quote from Bisbee Plumbing and Heating for upgrades to the heating, air flow and air con of the county courthouse for $102,734 per flooring. The commissioners have been knowledgeable that estimates of additional prices for electrical and end work weren’t but obtainable and agreed to think about the movement once more when all value estimates have been in. 

The commissioners voted to approve the acquisition of a pc server for the sheriff’s workplace from Computerman Inc. in Marshall for $15,792. The bid was the decrease of two for a similar server. 

Lincoln County Sheriff Chad Meester defined the brand new server could be used for inner operations for the Sheriff’s Department. A devoted server for the division will increase safety from potential hacking. 

Lisa Graphenteen, a marketing consultant for Developmental Services Inc., briefed the commissioners on a request for proposal for an archeological survey of county park path enhancements and a sledding hill. 

Archeological surveys are required by regulation for tasks that contain shifting earth to ensure no archeological information is destroyed and are often carried out after an engineering assessment. 

The commissioners agreed to defer motion till spring after county engineers completed designing the enhancements. 

Lake Benton resident and member of the of the Lincoln County Historical Society Karen Lichtsinn reminded everybody 2023 is the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Lincoln County and steered some form of commemoration may be so as. 

Lichtsinn mentioned ordinarily such occasions are deliberate for at the least a 12 months prematurely and steered on such quick discover they could wish to construct a float for numerous parades held all year long and maybe subject a commemorative medallion.

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