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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the highest level of law enforcement and public safety services in an efficient and professional manner directly and in collaboration with our public safety and community partners.  The Office serves our community with the ultimate goal of making Lyon County a better and safer place for all. 

As Sheriff I strive to ensure that we continue to build relationships with stakeholders in our community and preserve the public's trust by ensuring that the office operates in a fiscally responsible manner. Our relationship with our community is the most vital resource we have and it is our goal to work proactively with our citizens to keep Lyon County safe.  Please let us know how we can improve in providing service and public safety. 

Sheriff Eric Wallen

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Support Administration

Sergeant Todd Roelfsema #103

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Sergeant Steven Louwagie #110

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Notice to Contractors - CP 15-74 Camden Regional Trail. Bidding on Sept 9th 2015

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

 

Sealed Proposals will be received until 10:00 A.M. on the 9th day of September, 2015 by E.J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer, on behalf of the Board of Commissioners at 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258, for Camden Recreational Trail – Phase 2, Lyon County, Minnesota, at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud.

 

The approximate quantities of work on which proposals will be received is as follows:

 

            5,200             Cu. Yd.                        Common Excavation

            2,800             Cu. Yd.                        Common Borrow

            6,000             Ton                  Aggregate Base, Class 5

            2,700 Ton                  Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (2,B)

                 660 Lin. Ft.             CP Pipe Culvert (18” - 42”)

                 140 Lin. Ft.             CS Pipe Culvert (18” - 24”)

                 56 Lin. Ft.             RC Pipe Culvert (30” - 36”)

  1. 0   Acre Turf Establishment

                                                                              

Mobilization, Traffic Control and other miscellaneous items and related work.

 

All proposals shall be made on forms furnished by the Engineer, shall be clearly marked as a sealed bid for CP 15:74, and shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond, made payable to Lyon County, Minnesota, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid, which security becomes the property of the County in the event the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and post satisfactory bond. All work shall by substantially complete on or before November 15, 2015, with final completion, and ready for final payment on or before June 1, 2016.

 

The proposed contract is subject to minimum wage rates set forth by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and incorporated into the Specifications.

 

The County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technicalities and irregularities and to increase, decrease or delete items of work to comply with budget limitations.

 

The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Plans and Specifications may be examined at the office of the Engineer, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall, MN. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $15.00 by inputting Quest project # 4056511 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of the proposal forms and specifications for individual use may be obtained from the office of the Engineer, DGR Engineering, 2909 East 57th Street, Suite 101, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108 telephone 605-339-4157, Fax 605-339-4175, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., upon payment of $100.00, none of which is refundable.

 

                                                                                    LYON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 

                                                                                    By   /s/                                       

                                                                                                Aaron VanMoer, P.E.

                                                                                                Lyon County Engineer

Attachments:
Download this file (CP_15_74_Notice_To_Contractors.pdf)Notice to Contractors CP 15-7410 kB

Notice to Contractors - SAP 42-606-011, SAP 42-608-031, etc. Bidding on March 15, 2017

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed Proposals will be received until 10:00 a.m. on March 15, 2017 at the Lyon County Government Center in Marshall, MN by E.J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer on behalf of the Board of Commissioners for the following Project.  Bid opening will take place in the County Administrative Conference Room, 607 West Main, Marshall, MN
SAP 042-606-011, SAP 042-608-031, SAP 042-609-034, SAP 042-610-041, SAP 042-610-043, SAP 402-611-033, SAP 042-624-017, CP 17:01 and FOB Mix
Bituminous Overlay and Aggregate Shouldering
Comprising Approximately:
Shoulder Base Agg. Class 5 Mod          41,105.0 Tons
Milling                      14,095.0 S.Y.
Bituminous Mixture                  70,145.0 Tons
Solid Line Paint                327,626.0 L.F. Specifications may be examined at the office of the Public Works Director, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall, MN.  Plans and Specifications may be downloaded from the Lyon County website, www.lyonco.org, (see further details on website) or by calling the Lyon County Highway Department at 507-532-8205 to request a paper copy for a charge of $85.00, includes shipping and tax.  All Proposals must be on forms furnished by the Public Works Director.  Sealed Bids should be mailed to E. J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer, 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258 and should be clearly marked as a sealed bid for SAP 042-606-011, SAP 042-608-031, etc.  Each Proposal must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, payable to the Treasurer of Lyon County, for at least 5% of the amount of the Bid.  The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Aaron VanMoer, P.E.
County Engineer
Lyon County, MN
Please post:  February 17, 2017 thru March 15, 2017

General Information

Lyon County is located in Southwest Minnesota approximately 60 miles North of the Iowa border and approximately 25 miles from the South Dakota border. It’s home to primarily agricultural land and to a variety of industries. Sheriff deputies patrol approximately 721 square miles, and contract police services to the cities of Cottonwood, Balaton, Lynd, Russell, and Ghent. Lyon County Sheriff Deputies are affiliated with the Brown, Lyon, Renville, and Redwood counties Drug Task Force as well as Emergency Response Unit (ERU) liaison members. Onsite, with the LEC, the Lyon County Sheriff also houses the Correctional Detention Facility, Emergency Management, and is responsible for courthouse safety and security.
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Interesting Fact: Lyon County was established by two legislative acts on March 6, 1868, and March 2, 1869. It’s named after General Nathaniel Lyon, who was killed in the Civil War.

 

Closed: Notice to Contractors – CP 11:74 Camden Recreational Trail. Bidding on February 25, 2015

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

 

Sealed Proposals will be received until 10:00 A.M. on the 25th day of February, 2015 by E.J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer, on behalf of the Board of Commissioners at 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258, for Camden Recreational Trail – Phase I, Lyon County, Minnesota, at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud.

 

The approximate quantities of work on which proposals will be received is as follows:

 

            12,900             Cu. Yd.                        Common Excavation

            12,500             Cu. Yd.                        Common Borrow

            12,800             Ton                  Aggregate Base, Class 5

            4,400 Ton                  Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3,B)

                 416 Lin. Ft.             CP Pipe Culvert (various sizes)

                 104             Lin. Ft.             RCP Pipe Culvert (various sizes)

            5,350 Sq. Ft.              Block Retaining Wall

  1. 5 Acre                 Turf Establishment

                                                                              

And other miscellaneous items and related work.

 

All proposals shall be made on forms furnished by the Engineer, shall be clearly marked as a sealed bid for CP 11:74, and shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond, made payable to Lyon County, Minnesota, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid, which security becomes the property of the County in the event the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and post satisfactory bond. All work shall by substantially complete on or before June 30, 2015, with final completion on or before August 1, 2015.

 

The proposed contract is subject to minimum wage rates set forth by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and incorporated into the Specifications.

 

The County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technicalities and irregularities and to increase, decrease or delete items of work to comply with budget limitations.

 

The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Plans and Specifications may be examined at the office of the Engineer, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall, MN. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $15.00 by inputting Quest project # 3679429 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of the proposal forms and specifications for individual use may be obtained from the office of the Engineer, DGR Engineering, 2909 East 57th Street, Suite 101, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108 telephone 605-339-4157, Fax 605-339-4175, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., upon payment of $100.00, none of which is refundable.

 

                                                                                    LYON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 

                                                                                    By   /s/                                       

                                                                                                Aaron VanMoer, P.E.

                                                                                                Lyon County Engineer

Notice to Contractors - SAP 42-600-003. Bidding on August 30, 2017

Sealed Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. on August 30, 2017 in Conference Room #3 of the Lyon County Government Center in Marshall, MN by E.J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer on behalf of the Board of Commissioners for the following:
SAP 042-600-003
3 Bridges and Approach Grading in Camden State Park
Comprising Approximately:
Structural Concrete 3B52                      506.0 C.Y.
Reinforcement Bars (Epoxy Coated)            127330.0 Pound
Bridge Slab Concrete (3YHPC-M)                7656.0 Sq Ft
Arch Surface Finish (Multi-Color)                7694.0 Sq Ft
Arch Concrete Texture (Special)                7694.0 Sq Ft
Aggregate Base Cl 5 Mod                    2650.0 Ton
Seeding                                  .72 Acre
Specifications may be examined at the office of the Public Works Director, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall, MN.  Plans and Specifications may be downloaded from the Lyon County website, www.lyonco.org, (see further details on website) or by calling the Lyon County Highway Department at 507-532-8205 to request a paper copy for a charge of $85.00, includes shipping and tax.  All Proposals must be on forms furnished by the County Engineer.  Sealed Bids should be mailed to E. J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer, 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258 and should be clearly marked as a sealed bid for SAP 042-600-003.  Each Proposal must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, payable to the Treasurer of Lyon County, for at least 5% of the amount of the Bid.  The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Aaron VanMoer, P.E.
County Engineer
Lyon County, MN

Veteran Services

Contact Us:

Lyon County Government Center

607 West Main Street

Marshall, MN 56258

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (507) 537-6729

Fax: (507) 537-7371 

 

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Are you experiencing an emotional or mental health issue? 

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), Option 1 to speak with a 24/7 crisis counselor, or text 838255.  Secure chat is also available at the Veterans Crisis Line website. You may also call the VA Vet Center at 651-644-4022 during normal business hours to speak with a professional veteran's counselor and to arrange an individual counseling session in-person or in a group setting with other veterans. 

 

Am I a Veteran?  Watch this brief video for an explanation of the term "veteran" under state and federal law.

Closed: Notice to Contractors - SAP 42-611-030 and SAP 42-611-032 Bidding on September 4, 2014

Sealed Proposals will be received until 4:00 p.m. on September 4, 2014 in the Council Chambers of Tracy City Hall located at 336 Morgan Street, Tracy, MN 56175 by Michael Votca, Tracy City Administrator on behalf of the Lyon County Board of Commissioners and the City of Tracy for the following:

SAP 42-611-030 and SAP 42-611-032

Comprising Approximately:

Remove Bituminous Pavement                                   149,070 SF

Mill Surface                                                                13,000 SY

PVC Sanitary Sewer (8”-18”)                                     3,280 LF

RCP Storm Sewer (12”-30”)                                      4,020 LF

PVC Watermain (6” & 8”)                                          3,580 LF

Concrete Walk                                                            25,250 SF

Concrete Curb & Gutter                                             4,675 LF

Type SP 12.5 Bituminous                                           6,000 TON

Specifications may be examined at the office of the Highway Engineer, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall, MN or the office of the City Administrator, 336 Morgan Street, Tracy, MN. Plans and Specifications may be downloaded from www.questcdn.com. All parties interested in obtaining construction documents online will need to log on to www.questcdn.com to download the documents. Sign up for a free membership, if you do not already have one, to gain access to the documents. The QuestCDN number is 3483386. The downloading fee for the documents in a pdf format will be $20.00. The downloading fee is non-refundable.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Issuing Office, ISG, at 115 East Hickory Street, Suite 300, Mankato, MN 56001 (Phone 507.387.6651) for a non-refundable fee of $200.00 each. For documents that must be mailed, the fee is $250.00. When requesting mailed documents, please include your address, phone number, and fax number. Make checks payable to ISG.

Sealed Bids should be mailed or hand-delivered to Michael Votca, City Administrator, 336 Morgan Street, Tracy, MN 56175, and should be clearly marked as a sealed bid for SAP 42-611-030 and SAP 42-611-032. Each Proposal must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, payable to the City of Tracy, for at least 5% of the amount of the Bid. The City & County reserve the right to reject any or all bids.

Subcategories

Auditor/Treasurer: E. J. Moberg
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Phone: (507) 537-6724
Fax: (507) 537-6091
Address: Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer
607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258
  Auditor Services
    • Financial - Payroll
    • Current Tax Calculation
    • Settlements to School Districts, Cities and Special Districts
    • Voter Registration and Voter Tally
    • Transfer of Deeds
    • Special Assessments - Ditch and Cities
    • Transent Merchant License - application
    • Tobacco License
    • Driver's Licenses
      NOTE:
      - Written and Driving Exams are given at the office located at 601 N. Highway 59 Telephone 537-7024 for hours and additional information.
      - For vehicle registration, tabs, automobile licensing, etc you must go to the Auto Licensing Bureau at 302 W Redwood St (507) 532-4643.
Treasurer Services
  • Current and Delinquent Real Estate Records
  • Print and mail tax statements
  • Property tax collections and payment entry
  • Compute and prove tax settlements
  • Escrow records
  • Distribute taxes to taxing entities
  • Investment Officer for county investments
  • Mortgage Registry Collections
  • Deed Tax computations and collections
  • Financial Records - banking and reconciliation of accounts
  • 1990 and 2000 Lyon County Census information
  • Maintain records of Auctioneer Certificates
District 1
Charlie Sanow
 District 2
Steve Ritter
District 3
Mark Goodenow
District 4
Rodney Stensrud
 District 5
Rick Anderson
Charlie Sanow Steve Ritter Mark Goodenow Rodney Stensrud Rick Anderson

532-5901
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829-8070
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532-3861
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  872-6858
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734-5194
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The county board normally meets at 9am on the first and third Tuesdays of the month in CR 1 & 2

 

County Board Room

 

Human Resources

 

Human Resources administers the personnel policies and procedures adopted by the Lyon County Board as well as classification and compensation plans, performance planning and review programs, and maintaining personnel records for each employee. Human Resources coordinates the recruitment, selection, orientation, development, transfer, and separation of employees. Affirmative action, Civil Rights compliance, Minnesota and Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, short-term disability, HIPAA regulations compliance, and ADA compliance are also major functions of the office.  The office coordinates and administers employee benefit programs for all departments, and works closely with Lyon County Administration and the County Board. 

The County Recorder is the custodian of the land records and vital statistic records pertaining to Lyon County. It is the responsibility of this office to preserve these records in an archival quality format and assure easy and accurate access to the same. Duties are defined as:

  • Record documents relating to real property transactions in Abstract
     & Torrens Divisions
  • Collect & receipt Recording Fee and Well Disclosure Certificate Fee
  • Collect & distribute Well Disclosure Certificates
  • Maintain indexes and issue copies of all recorded documents
  • Maintain and issue copies of birth, death and marriage certificates
  • Process Marriage License Applications & issue marriages license
  • File and maintain Ordinations
  • File Notary Commissions
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Military Discharges
  • Genealogy research
  • UCC filing and searches
    (Uniform Commercial Code)
  • CNS filing and searches
    (Central Notification System)
  • Federal and State Tax Liens
  • Hospital and Medical Assistance Liens

Books

Sheriff Mark Mather

 

 

Sheriff Mark Mather

 
 

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Support Administration

 
 

Sergeant Todd Roelfsema #103

 
 

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Sergeant Eric Wallen #111

 
 

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New!!!

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new Community Information Service designed to deliver important and timely information to residents in our area using the latest technology. This service, “Nixle”, delivers trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications instantly sent to you by cell phone text message, email and web. There is NO Spam or Advertising. Nixle is completely free (standard text message rates apply for cell phone subscribers who do not have text plans with their cell phone providers). Register now and learn more at www.nixle.com. You will have immediate access to public safety alerts that are relevant to you, important neighborhood advisories you want to know about, and other valuable community information. You decide what information you want and whether you want it sent to your cell phone, email or just simply over the web. We are excited about this opportunity and hope you find it beneficial to you!

Register at: http://local.nixle.com/lyon-county-sheriffs-office/

The Lyon County Public Works Building is located on the County Fairgrounds at 504 Fairgrounds Road Marshall, MN 56258. Click HERE for a map link

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Lyon County Public Works includes the following Departments:

Highway (Road and Bridge): County road and bridge maintenance, road signage, flood control structure maintenance, and snow removal from county roads.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Maintains the County E-911 system, and provide mapping services.

Planning & Zoning: Also includes county programs for feedlots, shoreland management, septic systems, ditches, and invasive weed inspections.

Environmental: Manages the regional landfill, household hazardous waste program, and coordinates recycling, water management planning, and solid waste reduction efforts.

Parks: Manages the County Park system, and County Fairgrounds

GIS Cataegory

 

 

Lyon County operates a Geographic Information System (GIS) to provide current and accurate geospatial (map) information to County departments, the general public and other entities. We seek to ensure that Lyon County residents and decision makers have access to geographic information that is complete, timely, accurate, and reliable. We promote the use of GIS and related technologies to more effectively and efficiently address problems, develop plans, and manage the natural, cultural, economic, and infrastructure resources of the county. Lyon County is implementing GIS to streamline county operations and to make County data and records available to the citizens of Lyon County. GIS Department Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and create geospatial information
  • Maintain Lyon County Parcel data
  • Rural Address assignment and E9-1-1 System maintenance
  • Maintain GIS Interactive Mapping Sites
  • Hard Copy map production
  • Platbook creation and maintenance

Hours and Locations

Lyon County Government Center

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Public Works Building

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Law Enforcement Center

8:00-4:00 M-F   Map

Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Lyon County Landfill

6:00-4:00 M-F   Map

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