MELROSE - Stearns County has added more services to their Melrose office.

The Environmental Services Department has moved one full time employee from the downtown St. Cloud office to Melrose.  They'll be able to issue septic permits, construction site permits, land subdivivisions and other general zoning permits, and can provide some degree of assistance in wetlands, feedlots, and food, beverage and lodging licensing.

Office hours for Environmental Services in Melrose will be 8:00 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and by appointment.