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Thursday, April 25, 2024

County board holds special meeting

The Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Monday at the county courthouse.

The meeting was intended to be a closed hearing to discuss possible disciplinary action against a county employee. However, the employee requested the meeting be open to the public.

The county’s labor attorney, Ann Goering, reviewed the allegations against the employee and the facts learned during a meeting with the employee.

The board closed the meeting, pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.05, for preliminary consideration of discipline against an employee and based upon attorney-client privilege.

After nearly 40 minutes in closed session, the board reopened the session, stating no action would be taken by the board at this time.

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