‘Komp’ to get new lighting system
The Minneota School board Thursday approved “splitting” the cost of the new light wiring project at K. P. Kompelien Field with the City of Minneota.
The city owns the property and the school district has been doing maintenance on the field.
The city has agreed to pay half, about $10,582 and the school district will do the same.
School Board members were delighted with the agreement to split the cost with the city.
Supt. Dan Deitte wrote a letter to the City of Minneota thanking them for their cooperation in this project.
Essentially this is a transformer and wiring issue.
The old wiring may date back to the mid-40’s and needed to be replaced.
Ottertail Power indicated new wiring was needed or they would shut down the lighting system at “The Komp” until it was fixed.
The lights went out earlier this year and a temporary fix was done to get the lights on during the baseball season.
The work is expected to be done before the football season this fall.