April 30, 2020 – NOTICE
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Maintenance Employee at the Madison shop. Primary duties will be, under general supervision, to aid the maintenance department.
Minimum qualifications include a high school education, ability to work independently, and a valid driver license.
Wage: $10.44 per hour.
Hours: 40 hours per week.
Application may be obtained by telephone request: Phone (320) 598-3878
Or on the web site at: http://www.lqpco.com and select employment at the top of the page.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
The Lac qui Parle County Highway Department will be applying dust control on county, township and community gravel roads in Lac qui Parle County as approved by the County Highway Engineer. Only liquid calcium chloride will be offered as dust coating treatment.
Residents living on county and township gravel roads or Local Units of Government with gravel roads, within Lac qui Parle County, who wish to have the dust coating, must make a request by April 3, 2020. No request will be accepted after this date.
Please call the Lac qui Parle County Highway Department at (320) 598-3878, or click on Dust Control Application Request at the bottom of this news release. Email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail/bring to Lac qui Parle County Highway Department, 422 5th Ave, Madison, MN 56256.
The cost of material and application will be $0.96 per running foot for those living on county roads, and $0.48 per running foot per pass for those living on township roads. This is based on 0.25 gallons of material per square yard. If you are a first time customer you may want to consider two passes for the first year or two. The gravel roads should be bladed prior to application; this must be arranged between the resident on township roads and the Township Board. Lac qui Parle County makes no guarantee of the performance of this product. The planned placement of the dust coating will be in mid-May to early-June of 2020.
Madison, MN 56256
Lac qui Parle County Spring Load Restrictions
Lac qui Parle County seasonal load restrictions will start Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 12:01 a.m. All county paved roadways are 10 ton per axle unless posted otherwise, and county and township gravel roads will be restricted to 5 ton per axle.
2019 County Spring Load Restriction Map and information on the State load restrictions may be viewed on the county web page under Spring Road Restriction/Road Posting at http://lqpco.com/index.php/highway-department/spring-road-restrictions-road-postings/.
Also, information on load restrictions on State Roads can be found on the MnDOT Seasonal Load Limits website at www.mndot.gov/loadlimits.
The ending dates for Spring Load Restrictions are based on how weather is affecting roadway strength. Therefore, the ending dates for Spring Load Restrictions are variable.
Notice is hereby given that on Monday, the 26th day of March, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the Multimedia Conference Room in the Lac qui Parle County Annex building, 422 5th Street, Madison, Minnesota, the Lac qui Parle County Highway Department will hold a public hearing to discuss the draft five year construction plan for road and bridges in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota.
The public hearing will review the current 2018 construction season and the proposed construction plan for the years 2019 through 2023.
All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing and be heard on this matter. A draft copy of the Plan is available at www. Lqpco.com/highway under the Bid Letting/Road Construction tab. If you cannot attend but wish to make a comment please forward your comments in writing to the Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer 422 5th Ave, Suite 301, Madison, MN 56256 or email email@example.com.
July 12, 2017 – NOTICE
From: Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator at the Bellingham Shop. Primary duty will be, under general supervision, being able to operate all or a majority of the highway maintenance equipment required in maintaining and repairing the county roadway system.
Minimum qualifications include a high school education, and have a Commercial Driver License (Class A) and able to obtain the tanker endorsement.
Good knowledge in highway maintenance procedures and equipment, equipment maintenance, and the ability to do physical activities is desirable.
Starting pay is $17.83 per hour going to $19.81 per hour in one (1) year with benefits including insurance, cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan.
Application and Position Description may be obtained in person at:
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department
422 5th Avenue
Madison, Minnesota 56256
Or by telephone request: Phone (320) 598-3878
Or on the web site at: http://www.lqpco.com and select Jobs at the top of the page.
County application forms are required. Resumes will not be accepted as substitutes but may be submitted in addition to the application form.
Application deadline is August 4, 2017.