Wed., January 20, 2021 from 9:00 – 10:00 am via Zoom
How can you transform your small business into an exceptional place to work that attracts, retains, and motivates employees to be their very best? No matter the size of your business, it’s crucial to hire motivated employees to build a strong team. Even after you bring on solid candidates, the work isn’t over. Retaining your most valued employees is integral to running a successful business.
Discover the value of investment in training and professional development
Explore best practices and tips to keep employees motivated
Gain an understanding of the motivators that increase employee retention
Discuss Lanesboro community assets that support employee engagement
Consider how to promote these assets to attract employees
Rebecca Rowe is a Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) with a demonstrated history of working in the local government and previously in manufacturing. Skilled in benefits administration, recruiting, employee relations and employment law. Strong human resources professional with a Master of Science – MS focused in Training and Human Resource Development from University of Wisconsin-Stout. Rebecca Rowe
Julie Kiehne is an administrative professional with 30 years’ experience in educational, managerial, and executive roles. Serving as Winona State University’s Business Outreach Coordinator, she is committed to delivering high quality, customized training programs tailored to improve organizations’ vitality in the region. Julie earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Mankato State University, and her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership at Winona State University. Julie Kiehne
If you are interested in joining the Lanesboro Ambulance Crew there are new classes coming up in Chatfield! The classes are scheduled to start in February, so contact Deane Benson today to get signed up.
All fees payable to the City, by reason of this Code, shall be governed by this Chapter; except that if any Code Chapter or State law provides for or requires the payment of a fee to the City and this Chapter makes no reference thereto, then such other Code Chapter or law shall govern; and fees shall be due and payable in full at the time specified in the applicable Code Chapter or State law, and if no such time is provided, fees shall be due and payable upon demand of the City Administrator or other authorized City Officer. The City Council of the City of Lanesboro, Minnesota, ordains fees for Utility Services are listed below and shall be as follows:
Type of Fee
Base Charge (Includes 1000 gallons)
$7.90 per 1000 gallons
$11.56 per 1000 gallons
7000 and up Gallons
$22.87 per 1000 gallons
State Water Charge Annually
High Volume Monthly
Extra Volume 2” monthly
Sewer Improvement per month
Base Charge (Includes 1000 gallons)
$7.14 per 1000 gallons
$8.40 per 1000 gallons
7000 and up Gallons
$9.072 per 1000 gallons
Flat Sewer Charges (no meter) monthly
Sewer Base Apartment monthly
Green Power monthly
City Service charge monthly
Security Lights monthly
City Street Lights usage per kWh
Residential Base monthly
Commercial Base 1 Phase monthly
Commercial Base 3 Phase monthly
Electric usage per kWh
Application for interconnecting distributed generation with capacity 20kW or less
Application for interconnecting distributed generation with capacity between 20-40 kW
Installation of Connected Alternative Energy Systems
Excess energy generated – Average Retail Energy Rate (MN Statute 216 B.164)
Repairs to Public Streets, Curbs, or Sidewalks due to installation and repairs
$350.00 in addition to Market Rate per square foot
Past Due Penalty Fee
All fees and charges in effect as of the date of the adoption of the city code for the city shall remain in effect unless otherwise modified by the provisions of this ordinance.
Please note that our office will be closed on January 18, 2021.
Two positions are available, one focused in the street an the other focused in the park.
Maintenance Worker Position
The City of Lanesboro is accepting applications for two full-time Maintenance Worker positions for Street and Park. This position performs or assists in a wide variety of maintenance and repair functions including street repair, snow plowing, tree maintenance, along with routine building and ground maintenance and minor repair and maintenance of equipment. Please see the job description for a comprehensive list of the essential job functions and preferred qualifications. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with occasional hours outside the normal work hours as necessary. Salary range is $16.20 to $22.66 based on experience. Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 202 Parkway Avenue South or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an electronic copy. Applications are due by 3:00, Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Maintenance Worker Job Description
City of Lanesboro
Maintenance Worker– Full Time
Primary Objective of Position
To perform various types of semi-skilled and skilled work and operate equipment involved in the repair and maintenance to the Park, Street, and Public Utilities Departments.
Essential Functions of the Position
Receives work direction from Supervisor; keeps Supervisor informed of any pertinent matters.
Mow grass, using a riding and push mowers, and trims trees and weeds in assigned areas.
Does some raking or cleaning out of leaves where needed.
Maintains mowers through sharpening blades, changing oil and greasing, and washing/cleaning.
Maintains and cleans public restrooms; including but not limited to, bathhouse, Community Center and Visitor Center.
Performs janitorial services at the Community Center Building.
Spray and maintain plants throughout City.
Remove Garbage from Receptacles throughout the City.
Performs maintenance on items such as picnic tables, benches, picnic shelters, park restrooms and the gazebo. Moves picnic tables and benches to their proper places.
Assists in maintaining camping areas of Sylvan Campground and Riverview Campground.
Assists in repairs and maintenance of the city’s streets, right-of-ways, storm sewer system, sidewalks, and equipment.
Assists with snow removal: Snow plowing and sanding, hauling ice control rock and snow.
Maintains effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
Regular, reliable attendance during scheduled work hours and outside regular hours as necessary.
Responsible to work overtime, shift changes, or be on call as necessary or assigned.
Adheres to safety rules and procedures, work rules and city policies.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as apparent or assigned.
Examples of Performance Criteria
Demonstrates a working knowledge of methods, tools and equipment used in public works maintenance activities.
Demonstrates a positive attitude toward job assignments and tasks to be performed.
Is conscientious in the maintenance and operation of equipment.
Shows initiative in recommending methods to improve safety, efficiency, and quality on the job.
High School diploma or equivalent
Valid Driver’s license
Valid Class B driver’s license, or ability to obtain within six months.
Additional street and/or utility maintenance, construction or farming experience including the use of associated equipment
Experience working in a municipal public works department
Training/education in maintenance, machinery, mechanics or related field
History of safe work habits and clean driving record
Equipment / Job Location
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Duties performed are typically outside, and, therefore, subject to climatic extremes.
Conditions of Employment
Must comply with organizational and department policies
The City of Lanesboro and the Lanesboro Ambulance Service would like to congratulate Andrea, Sheila, Leah and Jennifer. These ladies have completed their training and will be joining the Lanesboro Ambulance Service Crew,. Welcome aboard.
The Lanesboro Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider granting a zoning amendment for property setback requirements for the property located at 18 Beacon Street East, Lanesboro, MN.
The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 at 6 p.m. via Zoom.