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About

Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners
Standing L to R – Betty Murphy, Wayne Johnson
Seated L to R – Leeland (Lee) Rogness, John Lindquist, Douglas Huebsch

The county is divided into 5 districts with one commissioner from each district. Each commissioner is elected by the people in his/her district and serves 4-year terms.

This Board is governed by state statutes which require commissioners to meet at the county seat for the transaction of business on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in January each year. At its 1st session, they elect a chairperson and set regular County Board Meeting Dates for the entire year. Extra sessions are set as needed. The commissioners are responsible for examining and setting budgets, policies and numerous other county business.

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Our Vision: Be a recognized and respected county where people want to live, work and play.
Our Mission: Enrich lives. Innovate Services. Enhance Resources
Our Values: Serving people with integrity, fiscal responsibility, respect and innovation for enduring success. Live your best life here.

Open Forum

The open forum is an opportunity to address the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners regarding a county business item.

Anyone wishing to address the Board may submit a request below or by calling the board secretary. Submissions must be made by noon on the Monday prior to the Board’s Regular Meeting.

The open forum will be held 15 minutes prior to a regularly scheduled meeting. Requests to participate in the Open Forum will be on a first come, first served basis.

Open Forum Form

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News & Meetings

Upcoming Events

Board of Commissioners | 04-07-2020

April 7, 2020 8:30 am
500 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN, USA
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Good Friday

April 10, 2020 8:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Memorial Day

May 25, 2020 8:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Independence Day (observed)

July 3, 2020 8:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Agendas & Minutes

Board Meetings

Minutes will show up for events after they have been approved.

Contact Info

Phone Number: 218-998-8051
Email Address: tbakken@co.ottertail.mn.us
Mailing Address:
515 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN, USA
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