City of Windom Audit Service RFP

AUDITING SERVICES. Windom is soliciting proposals for auditing for three fiscal years and a second proposal for five fiscal years ending December 31, 2025.  Proposals should include background and profile information on the firm, along with specific information of the firms past experience and performance on comparable government engagements, specifically with cities providing Telecommunication Services and cities utilizing Tax Increment Funds.  Proposals must be submitted no later than noon CST on September 24, 2021.  Download Request for Proposal: https://windom-mn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2021-REQUEST-FOR-PROPOSAL-audit-services-for-WINDOM.pdf

For RFP questions please contact Cheryl Ulferts at cheryl.ulferts@windommn.com.

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The City of Windom Electric Department is accepting bids for a Fuel Tank Replacement Project. 

REMOVAL OF EXISTING FUEL TANK AND INSTALLATION OF A NEW FUEL TANK AND MONITORING EQUIPMENT.  Windom is requesting sealed bids for the removal and replacement of a fuel oil storage tank at the City’s power plant.  This work consists of removing the existing fuel tank and providing a new fuel tank and monitoring equipment.  Included is excavation, concrete work, mechanical piping, electrical wiring, and other related work.  Bids will be received until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.  Questions may be submitted to Jason Sykora, PO Box 38, Windom, MN  56101: Phone (507)832-8662 or Jason.Sykora@windommn.com.

For more information please use the following link.

Fuel Tank Replacement Project

New Rebuilding Together Funding for Home Improvements

Rebuilding Together is moving forward with operations in Cottonwood, Jackson, and Nobles County.   Over $230,000 in funding has been secured for home repairs, roofing, and fall prevention improvements in the area.  This program will help to improve our housing stock and address some other housing issues. 

Recently we hired Galen Kauffman as program manager to lead the office in Cottonwood, Jackson, and Nobles County. 

We are also looking for homeowners who need help with Safe at Home improvements (click here for application). The Safe at Home program provides home safety and fall prevention modifications and ramps for older adults or those living with a disability.  Please share this information with community members who may need help.   

For more information please check the website: www.rtmn.org

Galen Kauffman  |  Program Manager

651-776-4273  |  www.RTMN.org

g.kauffman@rtmn.org

Police Body Camera Program Plan

Insect Fogging

Beginning Tuesday, May 25th the City will begin insect fogging.  The City will be fogged throughout the Summer as needed on Tuesdays and Fridays weather permitting.  The fogging operations will begin around 8:30 p.m. and take about 3 1/2 hours .  

Minnesota Low Income Energy Assistance Program

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program serves both renters and homeowners, providing financial assistance to pay past due energy bills to avoid disconnection, to purchase emergency fuel, or to repair or replace a homeowner’s malfunctioning furnace.

Eligibility is based on the household’s past 3 months of income and assets are not counted. Benefit amounts are based on the household’s heating costs, household size, and income, with an average benefit of roughly $500.

The application period is open until May 31. To determine eligibility or to learn more about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, visit:

https://mn.gov/commerce/consumers/consumer-assistance/energy-assistance/