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 27, 2018. 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 email@example.com or mail/bring to Lac qui Parle County Highway Department, 422 5th Ave, Madison, MN 56256.
The cost of material and application will be $0.86 per running foot for those living on county roads, and $0.43 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 2018.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 1, 2018 – NOTICE
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Engineer in Training. This position is to provide professional field and office civil engineering work, and supervise and coordinate county highway technical staff and operations. Duties include, but are not limited to: supervising inspection duties; reviewing plans and sketches; negotiate right-of-way and easement purchases; operating instruments; and performing additional tasks as assigned by the Engineer.
Minimum qualifications include a high school education, and Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology with a minimum of eight years of experience in engineering, design, surveying or related in this field; or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and has passed the EIT test.
Base Salary ranges from $25.50 to $33.90 per hour based on experience and education, with benefits including insurance, cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan.
Or by telephone request: Phone (320) 598-3878
Or by email request: email@example.com
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: March 16, 2018.
The Lac qui Parle County Auditor, Jake Sieg, is requesting bids for office and grounds maintenance services at the Family Service Center in Madison. Call Facility Manager, Kenny Fernholz, at 320-598-3012, for more information.
BIDS FOR MAINTENANCE SERVICES
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the County Auditor, Jake Sieg, at 600 6th St., Madison, MN 56256 until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 4th, 2017 for the contracting of building and grounds maintenance services at 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN. Bids will be publicly opened at the Board of County Commissioner’s Meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, and read aloud at that time.
One combined bid will be received for the care of approximately 4,000 sq. ft. of finished space, and 3,300 sq. ft. of unfinished basement.
Maintenance duties include:
- vacuuming carpets
- sweeping and washing of floors
- vacuuming of basement
- shoveling of sidewalks and steps to all building entrances
- emptying, collecting, and recycling of waste materials
- cleaning and sanitizing of bathrooms
- replacement of supplies
- general dusting
- window washing
- minor maintenance duties
Separate bid for grounds keeping is to be added to contract under Exhibit A. However, this contract does not include snow removal from parking lots.
Specifications for services to be performed, timetable, and building floor plan available from the Facility Manger, Kenny Fernholz. Bidders should review proposed contract in advance to address their ability to obtain insurance, workman’s compensation coverage (if needed), necessary maintenance equipment, and inventory of supplies.
A pre-bid meeting can be arranged with any interested party by calling Kenny Fernholz at 320-598-3012.
Each bid shall be accompanied by certified check, or cashier’s check in the amount of 5% of the bid submitted, made payable to Lac qui Parle County as a guarantee that the bidder will, if awarded the contract, enter into a contract in accordance with his/her proposal, and will be able to produce certificates of insurance.
The County Auditor reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any formalities herein.
Bids shall be in a sealed envelope marked “Maintenance Services Bid” and date stamped by our receptionist.
BIDS REQUESTED BY:
Jake Sieg, County Auditor
Lac qui Parle County Courthouse
600 6th St., Madison, MN 56256
The County's final audited financial statements for 2016 have been released and can be found on the ATC Department Page.
Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center is developing the Minnesota Family Investment Program Plan for 2018-2019. Citizen participation is invited in the development of this plan.
The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) [Minnesota Statute §256J.626] requires counties to submit a biennial service agreement to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to receive these public funds. The primary purpose of the Biennial Service Agreement is to establish agreed upon outcomes and identify strategies counties will use to achieve these outcomes.
Copies of the proposed plan will be available at the Family Service Center at 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN or will be sent to you upon request by mail or email. The draft of the MFIP Biennial Service Agreement will be available for review and comment until November 21, 2017.
We encourage citizens of Lac qui Parle County to participate in the development of these plans by submitting written comments and suggestions to:
Joel Churness, Director
Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center
PO Box 7
Madison, MN 56256