Le Sueur County hires individual contractors for COVID planning work

Jay Schneider, LifeEnterprise

The Le Sueur County Board recently approved a pair of independent contractors to a number of projects.

But the decision to approve these individuals came with questions about their rate of pay, which will come from the CARES Act dollars which was recently approved by the federal government.

Barbara Droher Kline was approved to work with townships, cities, and Le Sueur County on COVID related planning. Her rate of pay is $75/hour.

Carl V. Menk was approved to perform work related to COVID planning specific to communication platforms, productivity and interopability technologies, rural Broadband and internet infrastructure design consultation, and will facilitate project implmentation. His rate of pay is $150/hour.

Commissioner Danny O’Keefe voted against the contracts of both individuals, citing the high.....

To see more on this story pick up the July 23, 2020 print editions of The New Prague Times, Montgomery Messenger or LifeEnterprise papers.


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