County Attorney Olson outlines a hectic pace for legal work for county board of commissioners

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By Reed Anfinson
Swift County Monitor-News

At its early December meeting, the Swift County Board of Commissioners said it would like to receive quarterly reports from the the county attorney and sheriff.

The county board may be neglecting giving time to County Attorney Danielle Olson and Sheriff John Holtz to say something about what their offices are doing to inform both the public and the board, Commissioner Pete Peterson, District 3-south Benson and Torning Township, said at the Dec. 3 meeting.

 “It doesn’t have to be lengthy; it doesn’t have to be time consuming; I know they are both busy. But I think we need to give them the opportunity to communicate to the public that elected them to the offices they are in,” he said.

At its Jan. 7 meeting, the board heard from County Attorney Danielle Olson, who provided an overview of what the county attorney’s role is and how busy her office has been...

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