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Soil and Water/SWCD
June 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
The Minnesota Open Meeting Law applies to SWCDs. As such, many SWCDs have questions about this sometimes complex law. This article addresses the general information SWCDs need to know about the Open Meeting Law: purpose of the Open Meeting Law, application of the law, authority to close open meetings, penalties for violating the Open Meeting Law, coverage for claims alleging violation of the Open Meeting Law.
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March 2017 | Article | Uploaded in:
Member employees may find themselves outdoors and on the job for many reasons. Working outside means that employees may be exposed to ticks that may carry disease. Risks associated with tick bites can be managed effectively with careful identification, tick bite prevention and removal best practices, and prompt reporting of tick-borne diseases.
August 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) routinely enter into contracts. Typical contracts include equipment lease/rental agreements, construction contracts and grant agreements. SWCDs also enter into contracts with service providers, such as for computer services. Because of the variety and number of agreements, it is important for SWCDs to practice contract risk management basics.
May 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Many soil and water conservation districts have chosen to purchase specialized equipment and rent it to the public. Although equipment rental programs have many advantages, they also present several risks for SWCDs that must be considered when implementing such a program.