Brown County Commission

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met Tuesday, Sept. 5, in regular session with the following members present: Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present were County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting.

Hiawatha Chamber of Commerce Director Deidre Leander requested use of the courthouse and courthouse square for the annual Maple Leaf Festival to be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16.

Department Report

Brown County Sheriff John Merchant reported there are 26 inmates – 22 males and four females – currently at the Brown County Jail.

Also at the meeting:

Minutes from the Aug. 31 meeting were approved, after correcting the change of the next regular meeting to read Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, replacing Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

Commissioners met on Monday, Sept. 11. These minutes were not available at The Herald’s press time.


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