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Job Posting – Chief Deputy Recorder

Lac qui Parle County has a full-time opening for the position of Chief Deputy Recorder.  Within the Office of the County Recorder, the Chief Deputy performs complex duties in the areas of real estate document archival and vital statistics record management and issuance.  The Chief Deputy performs extensive customer service duties while complying with county policies and state law, and ensuring accuracy of data-entry into computer software systems.  Desirable job experiences include work in customer service and in real estate title, legal, mortgage banking, appraisal, GIS mapping, surveying, or a related industry requiring strong mathematical abilities.

Compensation package includes starting hourly wage of $15.36, increasing to $17.07 after one year.  Health insurance benefits include options for single coverage ($0 employee cost) or family coverage (starting at $84/month employee cost).  Other benefits include health insurance, PERA pension, retirement savings, and more.  The position offers a flexible work schedule with regular work hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and starting annual paid leave benefits include 12 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 11 holidays.

For more information, a complete job description CLICK HERE.  For application form CLICK HERE.  Or contact Recorder Josh Amland at (320) 598-7267 ore mail josh.amland@lqpco.com Completed application forms are due by June 21, 2019 and may be accompanied by a resume and cover letter, and should be delivered in a sealed envelope to Lac qui Parle County Recorder, attn: confidential, 600 6th Street Suite 4, Madison, MN  56256 or by email to josh.amland@lqpco.com.  

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Lac qui Parle County Curfew

How Old Is Old Enough To Be Left Home Alone?

Lac qui Parle County Guidelines:

  •  Children age 7 and younger must be supervised at all times!!!!

It may be acceptable for children:

  • Ages 8-10 to be left alone for short periods of time. (Not to exceed 3 hours).
  • Ages 11-13 to be unsupervised or to babysit with the expectation that the parent/caretaker returns within 12 hours.
  • Ages 14-15 to be unsupervised or to babysit with the expectation that the parent/caretaker returns within 24 hours.
  • Ages 16-17 to be unsupervised or to babysit for more than 24 hours if an emergency plan & adult backup is in place.

REMEMBER:

  • There is no magical age to leave a child home alone.
  • Maturity, development, handling emergencies & being responsible varies for each child.
  • The child should also feel confident & safe when alone.

Curfew for the City of Madison

  • All children ages 0-14 have a 10:00 p.m. curfew always. They may not be present at any public place, street, road, alley, park, playground or any vacant property or unsupervised place in the City unless accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.
  • It is unlawful for any parent, guardian or other person having lawful care, custody or control of any Child under the age 18 to allow or permit the child to violate the City of Madison’s curfew.
  • All Children ages 15-18 have an 11:00 p.m. curfew Sunday-Thursday. Friday and Saturday the curfew is 12:00 a.m. They may not be present at any public place, street, road, alley, park, playground or any vacant property or unsupervised place in the City unless accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.

Have A Wonderful Summer!


Lac qui Parle County Family Services
PO Box 7  •  930 1st Ave
Madison, MN 56256
Phone: 320-598-7594
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Dust Control

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 26, 2019. 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 sam.muntean@lqpco.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 $0.90 per running foot for those living on county roads, and $0.45 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 2019.

Dust Control Application Request

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Spring Load Restrictions

Lac qui Parle County
Department of Highways
422 5th Avenue, Suite 301
Madison, MN  56256
Email: sam.muntean@lqpco.com
Phone: 320-598-3878
Fax:     320-598-3020
Samuel A. Muntean, PE
Highway Engineer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:            March 12, 2018
CONTACT:    Sam Muntean

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.

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Job Opening: Heavy Equipment Operator

 
November 15, 2018 – NOTICE
 
From:   Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer
 
JOB OPPORTUNITY
 
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for a Highway Equipment Operator at the Bellingham Shop.  Primary duties 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 a spray applicator's license.
 
Good knowledge in highway maintenance procedures and equipment, equipment maintenance, and the ability to do physical activities is desirable.
 
Starting pay is $18.27 per hour going to $20.81 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 December 14, 2018 or until filled.
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September 18, 2018 Social Services Board Meeting

The meeting of the Lac qui Parle County Social Services Board will be held at the Multi-Media room of the Annex, located in the west end of the Elementary School at 422 5th Avenue, Madison, MN on Tuesday, September 18th from 8:30 a.m. to Noon.

Guest speaker will be Jim Przybilla, CEO of PrimeWest, at 10:00 a.m. This meeting is open to the public.

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5-YEAR CONSTRUCTION PLAN FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 19, 2018          
CONTACT:    Sam Muntean
PUBLIC NOTICE
5-YEAR CONSTRUCTION PLAN FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES

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 sam.muntean@lqpco.com.

Samuel A. Muntean
County Highway Engineer
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Job Opening: Assistant Engineer in Training

March 1, 2018 – NOTICE

From:   Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer

JOB OPPORTUNITY

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.

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 by email request: sam.muntean@lqpco.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.