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Renville County Energy Assistance Change

Administration of the Energy Assistance Program is transitioning from Renville County Human Services to the United Community Action Partnership (UCAP).   The local UCAP office is located on the lower level of the Renville County Courthouse and can be reached at 320-523-1842.

Renville County Empty Waste Pesticide Container Collection

Date:      August 22, 2018
Time:     9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Place:     Renville County Highway Shop
Located ½ mile south of Bird Island on Co. Rd. 5 

They can also be brought directly to the RRRSWA facility located at 907 West Bridge Street, Redwood Falls, MN.

Plastic jugs must be clean, dry, triple rinsed, foil seals and all labels removed.  No mini bulks will be accepted.

2018 Renville County Parks Archery Deer Hunt November 2 - December 31, 2018
Now Taking Applications!
Applications Deadline is 4:30 pm on Friday, September 14, 2018
Click here for Application, Rules and Regulations and Park Map
Renville County now offers direct debit of your property tax payments!

Renville County now offers direct debit of your property tax payments!

 This convenient, hassle free payment allows your property tax payment to be automatically deducted from a checking or savings account at your financial institution on a semi-annual or annual basis.

 If you are interested in our direct debit option please contact our office at 320-523-2071 or read and complete the form with required information. Visit the Auditor/Treasurer's page on Renville Counties webpage to view this form. http://www.renvillecountymn.com/Auditor/Direct%20Debit%20Authorization%20Application.pdf

Public Health:  Clean up information after a flood

 Sources for information on cleaning up your home or business after a flood and food safety in your clean up.  If you have direct questions please contact Dave Distad, Renville County Registered Environmental Health Specialist at (320) 523-3722.
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/emergency/natural/floods/homes.html
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/after.html
https://www.epa.gov/mold/resources-flood-cleanup-and-mold

 

2018 Renville County Electronic and Appliance Recycling Schedule

RRRSWA 2018 Electronic and Appliance Schedule

Redwood/Renville Regional Solid Waste Authority 2018 Recycling Schedule Read More...
Need for Transportation Funding

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How County Program Aid (CPA) lowers your taxes and why legislators need to care. It’s safe to assume most Renville County residents have never heard of county program aid (CPA) or frequent the topic at family dinner discussions. However, in an age where perceptions of rising property taxes create palpable frustration, it’s important to take a glimpse into this key resource and learn how the legislature’s attention to this topic could alleviate your property tax bill... Read More...
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT WORKSHEET (EAW) - ZASKE (GRAVEL) MINE
Renville County is accepting comments on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) prepared for the expansion and operation of the Zaske nonmetallic mineral (gravel) mine as excavation will exceed 40 acres of land to a mean depth of 10 feet or more, which requires the need for a mandatory EAW based on Minnesota Rules 4410.4300, Subp. 12.B.  The mining site is located in Sections 23 and 24 of Sacred Heart (South) Township, Renville County, Minnesota.

A required 30-day comment period will run between February 20, 2017, and March 22, 2017.  Comments must be submitted during the review period and should be addressed to:

       Scott Refsland, Interim Director
       Renville County
       Division of Environment and Community Development
       105 South 5th Street, Suite 311
       Olivia, MN  56277

The full text of the EAW is on file with the Division of Environment and Community Development and may be reviewed by any interested persons during regular business hours.  Comments shall address the accuracy and completeness of the material contained in the EAW, potential impacts that may warrant further investigation before the project is commenced, and the need for an Environmental Impact Statement.
Public Workshop 2 for Minnesota River Valley Master Plan

Please join us for a public workshop to discuss opportunities to expand outdoor recreation and conserve natural & cultural resources in the Minnesota River Valley (MRV) area within Redwood and Renville Counties. This project seeks to strengthen and diversify the local economy while respecting private lands and conserving the heritage of the region. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Redwood and Renville Counties are collaborating to create the first MRV Recreation and Conservation Master Plan. We’re very interested in your ideas and participation!

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Campus Map Renville County Campus Map includes the County Courthouse and Government Services Center.
150th Celebration Links To watch the video of the Renville County citizens stories, past, present and future.  You will also find a video of the September 11th celebration and in case you missed the East Loop and West Loop Historic bus tours you will find self-guided tour information there as well.
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Renville County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, in Suite 313 of the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota.  The purpose of the hearing is to consider amendments to the Lake Allie Environmental Subordinate Service District Wastewater Collection System(s) Ordinance including changes in Section Two (Definitions), Section Three (General Provisions and Conditions), Section Four (Rates, Charges, and Connections to the District Sewer System(s)), Section Five (Unlawful Use of District Sewer System(s)), and Section Eight (Amendments or Changes).

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PUBLIC PRESENTATION

On April 12, 2016, based upon a recommendation of the Lake Allie ESSD Advisory Council, the Renville County Board of Commissioners approved a contract with ISG to prepare a Capital Improvement Plan for the Lake Allie ESSD Wastewater Treatment Facility.  The Capital Improvement Plan will provide anticipated expenditures for use in budgeting and informing the users of the system of the expected needs based upon the reasonable remaining life cycle of each component.  A public presentation of the Plan to the Renville County Board of Commissioners and Lake Allie ESSD Advisory Council will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, in Suite 313 of the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota.  ISG will recap the work outlined in the Plan and field any questions from staff or the public.

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Renville County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2016, in Suite 313 of the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota.  The purpose of the hearing is to consider amendments of the Renville County Land Use Ordinance.

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Renville County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2016, in Suite 313 of the Renville County Government Services Center, 105 South 5th Street, Olivia, Minnesota.  The purpose of the hearing is to consider amendments to the Renville County Comprehensive Plan and Official Zoning Map.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT WORKSHEET (EAW) - MOLENAAR (GRAVEL) MINE

Renville County is accepting comments on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) prepared for the expansion and operation of the Molenaar nonmetallic mineral (gravel) mine as excavation will exceed 40 acres of land to a mean depth of 10 feet or more, which requires the need for a mandatory EAW based on Minnesota Rules 4410.4300, Subp. 12.B.  The mining site is located in Section 1 of Sacred Heart (South) Township, Renville County, Minnesota.

A required 30-day comment period will run between October 17, 2016, and November 16, 2016.  Comments must be submitted during the review period and should be addressed to:

Mark Erickson, Director
Renville County
Division of Environment and Community Development
105 South 5th Street, Suite 311
Olivia, MN  56277

The full text of the EAW is on file with the Division of Environment and Community Development and may be reviewed by any interested persons during regular business hours.  Comments shall address the accuracy and completeness of the material contained in the EAW, potential impacts that may warrant further investigation before the project is commenced, and the need for an Environmental Impact Statement.

Minnesota River Valley Recreation and Conservation Master Plan

Please visit the Minnesota River Valley Recreation and Conservation Master Plan webpage to participate in an online survey (questionnaire). It will take just 5-10 minutes to answer some questions which will help us develop ideas for outdoor recreation and conservation in the Minnesota River Valley. If you have specific comments on issues or opportunities, feel free to also send us an email. The survey will only be online for a short time so don’t wait to participate!

Materials from the Sept. 27 & 28 public workshops are also now available on the workshop tab. Meeting note will be posted on the Workshop tab as soon as they are completed.


Please check out the MRV Project Webpage:
www.mnrivervalleymasterplan.org

Send comments and questions to: Comment@MNRiverValleyMasterPlan.org

 

Renville County Tobacco-Free Environment Policy Please click on the link to read the updated policy.
PARK CLOSURES
 
As of 10/10/2017, Beaver Falls and Birch Coulee County Parks are OPEN.  However, the bridge at Beaver Falls County Park is still CLOSED.
 
Anderson Lake and Mack Lake County Parks remain CLOSED.