Coordinator / HR FAQs

When does the County Board meet?

The County Board meets at 9:00 a.m. on the first, second and fourth Tuesdays of each months. They meet in the Board room in the lower level of the courthouse.

How do I get on the agenda for Citizen’s Input?

Members of the public can participate in Citizen’s Input at each County Board meeting at 9:30 a.m.  Members of the public can contact the Coordinator’s Office in advance or be present when the Chair asks for Citizen Input to present concerns, but no action will be taken by the Board.  The County Board Chair sets the agenda with support from the Coordinator’s Office. 

How is the County budget and levy set for each year?

The budget process begins in June of each year with budgets being prepared by each department.  Proposed budgets are presented and reviewed at public County Board meetings.  The County Board approves the preliminary budget and levy in September.  The final budget and levy is approved in December and the levy can be no higher than the levy that was set in September.

How do I contact the Auto License Bureau?

The Auto License Bureau is a private business that is located at 201 Fillmore West, Preston and can be reached at 507.765.2281.

How do I contact the Fillmore County Fair Board?

The Fillmore County Fair Board is a separate elected Board.  The 2019 contact information is as follows:  Kathy Tesmer at 507.937.3266 or Greg Hoff at 507.765.2370.

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Aaren Mathison - President

Dennis DeVries - Vice President

Kathy Testmer - Secretary

Doug Lind - Treasurer

How do I get or replace a Social Security card?

Contact Social Security By Phone

You can call toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

How do I contact Township & City Officials

Contact Township Officials & City Officials


Where do I go for driver's testing

Call Winona at 507-453-2935 to schedule driver's written and road test. 

Driver's testing (both written and road) is in the Preston City Hall.

Where can I find the cost for a service?

Who do I contact to use one of the County Parks?

Please contact the Sheriff's Office at 765-3874.

County Park Ordinance

MN State Veteran Cemetery - Preston

Contact information for the MN State Veteran Cemetery in Preston - located at 715 Highway 52, Preston, MN 55965.

Phone:  507.765.7320

Fax: 507.765.3793

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Hours:  The cemetery office is open from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (closed on State Holidays).  Visitors may visit the cemetery grounds during daylight hours, seven days per week.

How do I volunteer to be on a Committee

Fillmore County always welcomes interested citizens to volunteer for participation on committees and boards that advise the County Board. There are many ways that citizens can volunteer to serve:

1) Call the County Commissioner who represents their district,

2) Call the Coordinator's Office at 507.765.4566,

3) Email the Coordinator'sOffice stating their committee or field of interest, or

4) Talk to a staff person or current member of the committee expressing interest.

The County Board approves new members to committees and/or advisory boards.