By Tom Hintgen

Otter Tail County Correspondent

County board members, on Sept. 12, secured funding for security at area county garages.

A motion by county board member Dan Bucholz of Perham and seconded by Commissioner Bob Lahman of Parkers Prairie was approved for a transfer of $58,344 for key card access and cameras for Fergus Falls, Henning, New York Mills and Parkers Prairie garages.

Included are license upgrade, Johnson Controls Inc. $4,623; security retrofit, Johnson Controls Inc. $40,034; and camera systems, Tech Check, $13,687.

Water management agreement reached

A motion by County Commissioner Lee Rogness of Fergus Falls and seconded by Commissioner Kurt Mortenson of rural Underwood was approved for water management.

The vote authorized county officials’ signatures on the memorandum of agreement between Otter Tail County and the Otter Tail Water Management District (OTWMD). 

This establishes jurisdiction boundaries and duties of the Otter Tail Water Management District.