Koochiching County Board Meeting – County voted as 2nd Amendment dedicated county.
The Koochiching County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning at the courthouse.
The Board authorized the Sheriff’s office to increase their part-time deputy roster from 14 to 20 employees.
The board was also notified that Jay Taylor has been hired as full time E911 Dispatcher/Correction Officer and Shelby Wolden has been hired part-time for the same position.
The county board approved a letter of support for the Alexander Baker Low-income Housing Project. Commissioner Terry Murray offered his comments.
Commissioner Wade Pavleck added that the people at Backus Community Center deserve a lot of credit
The 2nd Amendment Dedicated County Resolution passed unanimously.
The Koochiching County Board of Commissioner will hold a public hearing on July 27th at 9:00 am in the County Boardroom for the purpose of receiving comment on the property tax abatement for up to 10 years for the Cobblestone Hotel and Suites project on Hwy 53.
Neither of the two new hotels that are being constructed in town will have large convention rooms as a part of their offerings but according to Paul Nevanen, the hotels are different from the current hotels in town.
According to Commissioner Wade Pavleck, these hotels are the first new hotels to be built in town since 1966.