CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Direction for government redesign considered


Underwhelmed by a consultant’s results and looking at a $15,000 price tag, Crow Wing County commissioners examined whether staff had time to tackle one more project. 

At issue is a goal to redesign government — focusing on health and human services. The county reported a smaller percentage of clients consume the majority of resources and it is considering options to get families to stable situations in the most effective and cost efficient manner. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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