Local News Headlines – Mon, Nov 20

THE WINDOM AREA HOSPITAL HOLDS A BOARD MEETING TODAY.   THE BOARD WILL HEAR THE REPORT OF PATIENT ACTIVITY FOR OCTOBER, AND THE MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT.  OTHER REPORTS MAY BE PROVIDED BY THE MEDICAL STAFF, THE CITY OF WINDOM, THE SANFORD HEALTH NETWORK, THE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION AND THE AUXILIARY.  THE ADMINISTRATION WILL PRESENT AN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY REPORT. 
A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MT LAKE CITY COUNCIL IS BEING HELD TODAY.  A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON THE FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE.  THE COUNCIL WILL REVIEW A PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH CASEY’S FOR A LOT AT THE MT LAKE COMMERCIAL PARK.  THEY WILL CALL FOR QUOTES FOR A PROJECT AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY.  THE COUNCIL WILL REVIEW A PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A BICYCLE SHARING PROGRAM. 
THERE WILL BE A MEETING TODAY FOR THE MT LAKE SCHOOL BOARD.    THE BOARD WILL APPROVE A LIST OF COACHES AND ACTIVITY ADVISORS.  THEY WILL REVIEW AND APPROVE REPORTS ON THE “WORLD’S BEST WORK-FORCE” PROGRAM, AND THE ACHIEVEMENT AND INTEGRATION PROGRAM.  AN AGREEMENT WITH A CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FIRM WILL BE APPROVED. INFORMATION WILL BE PRESENTED ON A NEW INVESTMENT OPTION.
THE WESTBROOK-WALNUT GROVE SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TODAY.    THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE AUDIT REPORT FOR THE PREVIOUS SCHOOL YEAR.  PERSONNEL BUSINESS WILL INCLUDE THE HIRING OF PARA-PROFESSIONALS AND A PART-TIME SPECIAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR.  THERE WILL BE AN UPDATE ON “ALICE” TRAINING TO DEAL WITH AN ACTIVE SHOOTER SITUATION.  THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS HOW ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES WILL BE SHARED. 
A MEETING OF THE RED ROCK CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD IS BEING HELD TODAY.   THE BOARD WILL REVIEW AND APPROVE THE ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT.  A COMPLIANCE REPORT WILL BE PRESENTED UNDER THE CHILDREN’S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT.   THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE PURCHASE OF A VAN.  OFFICIAL POLLING PLACES FOR THE DISTRICT WILL BE DESIGNATED.
THE COTTONWOOD COUNTY BOARD MEETS TUESDAY MORNING.   THE BOARD WILL REVIEW A 2-YEAR WORK AGREEMENT FOR THE COUNTY FEEDLOT PLAN.  THERE WILL BE AN UPDATE ON THE 2018 COUNTY BUDGET.  THE AUDIT REPORT WILL BE PRESENTED.  THE COUNTY ENGINEER WILL DISCUSS THE USE OF FEDERAL FUNDING FOR FUTURE HIGHWAY PROJECTS.  THERE WILL BE A PRESENTATION ON A WINDOW REPLACEMENT PROJECT. 
THE JACKSON COUNTY BOARD HOLDS A REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY MORNING.  CIGARETTE LICENSES WILL BE APPROVED.  THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS A GRANT APPLICATION, SEEKING FUNDING FOR NEW VOTING EQUIPMENT. A LEASE WILL BE APPROVED WITH THE DES MOINES VALLEY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY.  THE BOARD MAY APPROVE A CONTRACT PROPOSAL WITH AN EMPLOYEES’ UNION.  
A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS IS BEING HELD TUESDAY MORNING.  THE BOARD WILL REVIEW THE NEW 2-YEAR COUNTY FEEDLOT AGREEMENT.  AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MURRAY COUNTY RACING ASSOCIATION WILL BE CONSIDERED.  THE BOARD WILL CONSIDER A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH SOUTHWEST HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND CHANGES TO THE GROUP’S BY-LAWS.