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August 26, 2020 - Updated Services
July 16, 2020 - Updated Services
List of Service Modifications
July 1, 2020 - Updated Services
June 1, 2020 - Updated Services
May 20, 2020 - Special Board Meeting - 5:00 pm
May 20th - Special Board Meeting - 5:00 pm - Press Release
Meeting will be streamed live: http://www.owatonnalive.com/SC-Board-Meetings.html or Steele County Facebook
May 7, 2020 - Steele County Board Work Session
April 23, 2020 - Board of Commissioners Pass Property Tax Relief Resolution
April 23, 2020 - Special Board Meeting
Steele County Board of Commissioners Special Board Meeting streamed live:
or Steele County Facebook Page
April 17, 2020 - Special Board Meeting called for April 23rd
April 16, 2020 - Landfill Opens to Steele County Residents
The Steele County Landfill opens to Steele County residents
Landfill Operation Information
April 10, 2020 - All Committee Meetings Canceled
All Committee Meetings have been canceled until further notice.
April 10, 2020 - Special Board Meeting
Steele County Board of Commissioners Special Board Meeting will be streamed live: http://www.owatonnalive.com/sc-boardMeetings.html
April 7, 2020 - Local Board of Appeal and Equalization
Steele County Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Meetings -
The Open Book meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 15th is canceled.
What can you do?
April 6, 2020 - Special Board Meeting Called for April 10th
Steele County Board of Commissioners has called a Special Board Meeting for Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. This will replace the Regular Board meeting to be held on April 14, 2020. Press Release.
Due to the public health recommendations for social distancing with the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be closed to the public for in-person attendance at the meeting place. The meeting will be streamed live online and available for public viewing at this link: http://www.owatonnalive.com/SC-Board-Meetings.html. Any comments should be emailed to Scott.Golberg@co.Steele.mn.us before 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 9th.
March 27, 2020 - Landfill Service Modifications
The Steele County Landfill is closed to the public self-hauling customers as of 3/24/2020 and closed to all customers on Saturdays until further notice.
March 26, 2020 - Planning Commission meeting for April 6, 2020 - canceled.
March 26, 2020 - Planning Commission meeting for April 6, 2020 has been canceled.
March 24, 2020 - Board meeting
Board Meeting Live Stream: http://www.owatonnalive.com/SC-Board-Meetings.html
March 23, 2020 - Board Meeting will be Live Streamed
Due to the public health recommendations for social distancing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steele County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 will be closed to the public for in-person attendance at the meeting place. The meeting will be streamed live online and available for public viewing at this link: http://www.owatonnalive.com/SC-Board-Meetings.html
If any member would like to make a public comment at the Board meeting, please email your comments to the County Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org by 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through this emergency.
March 23, 2020 - Landfill Service Modifications
LANDFILL - The Steele County Landfill will be closed to public self-hauling customers beginning March 24, 2020, and until further notice. For Additional Information
March 23, 2020 - Community Services Committee Meeting - Canceled
March 23, 2020 - Community Services Committee Meeting for March 26, 2020 - canceled.
March 20, 2020 - Steele County Announces Temporary Service Modifications
Steele County Minnesota – Steele County Board of Commissioners passed a Resolution declaring Steele County in a state of peacetime emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic event effective March 18, 2020 which required service delivery modifications to protect the staff and community.These temporary service modifications were put into place on March 19th at 7:30 a.m. and will continue through April 17th at 5:00 p.m. We will continue to design new ways of delivering services that, in the past, relied on face-to-face contact.
For a List of Services
March 20, 2020 - Steele County Ditch #20 Meeting
Steele County CD #20 informational meeting for landowners has been canceled till further notice.
March 18, 2020 - Steele County Board Announces Closure of County Facilities to Public
March 18, 2020 - Steele County Board Announces Closure of the County Facilities to the Public
As of 7:30 AM Thursday, March 19, 2020, Steele County will limit public access to County facilities through Friday, April 17, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. This is a difficult but necessary decision in order to help offset the pandemic spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Though we are doing what is best to promote overall health and well-being for the community by limiting face-to-face exposure, we still want to serve you as effectively as we can. The public restriction of access to county facilities will be as follows:
- Administration Center, Annex (Public Health and Extension Office), Community Corrections, Public Works Facility, Landfill Office (facility still open), and Four Seasons Centre will be closed through Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
- Courthouse will continue to provide services on a scheduled basis
Staff will continue to provide supporting services, so please do not hesitate to call with any immediate needs you may have.
We appreciate your patience throughout this difficult and unprecedented time. We continue to urge members of our community to follow the most current guidelines set forth by the Minnesota Department of Health.
All updates will be posted on the Steele County website https://www.co.steele.mn.us/, the Steele County Facebook pages and distributed to local media outlets.For further information contact Steele County Administration Center at 507-444-7400.
March 18, 2020 - Steele County Board Declares a State of Emergency
At the Emergency Board Meeting held on March 18, 2020, Steele County Board of Commissioners declared Steele County in a State of Emergency for conditions resulting from the Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 Flu. For More Information
March 16, 2020 - Annual County/Township Meeting - Canceled.
March 16, 2020 - Annual County/Township Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30th - canceled.