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Aitkin County Board Meeting from July 28th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/31/20)

(Aitkin, MN) --- The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners and the Health and Human Services Department met Tuesday for a monthly update with committee appointments, agreements, and a COVID-19 update from Dr David Taylor from Riverwood Healthcare.

The Board approved the appointments to the HHS Advisory Committee for Jennifer Sheets to District 2 and Michelle Brodhead to District 4. 

Mindy Rothstein of the Aitkin-Itasca-Koochiching County Health Board presented to the Board a delegation agreement that Aitkin County perform numerous duties under a grant.

Rothstein duties

The agreement was approved by the Board. HHS Director Cynthia Bennett provided the Board more information on limiting the spread of COVID-19.

Bennett COVID

Dr Taylor gave the Board a frontline view of where the community is at when it comes to COVID-19.

Taylor COVID

HHS Accounting Supervisor Carli Goble touched on COVID-19’s impact on the HHS budget.

Goble budget

Aitkin County Health & Human Services will meet with Commissioners again Tuesday, August 25th from the Aitkin County Government Center.