During the Watonwan County Commissioners regular board meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd. While the meeting agenda was light the board did make a couple of major moves.

The board made a major move of hiring a new Library director. The board decided to hire Matthew Pannkuk and he will be starting on November 13th. The board also hired a new IT director which will be Chad Wilkinson and he will be starting on November 13th as well.

During the Public Works agenda Roger Riser County Engineer announced that MnDOT has grant money for different projects. Risser suggested and the board agreed that it would be a good idea for the board members to come to the next meeting with different project ideas that they can apply for.

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