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.
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.
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.
Aaren Mathison - President
Dennis DeVries - Vice President
Kathy Testmer - Secretary
Doug Lind - Treasurer
Contact Social Security By Phone
You can call toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
Please contact the Sheriff's Office at 765-3874.
Contact information for the MN State Veteran Cemetery in Preston - located at 715 Highway 52, Preston, MN 55965.
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.
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.