Harris will serve as county board chair
Commissioner Joe Harris was chosen as the 2011 Dakota County Board Chair during the Jan. 4 board meeting. Harris has been on the board since 1981 representing District 1, which includes the city Coates and Empire Township, among others.
Harris last served as the board chair in 2005. He was also the board chair in 1986, 1990, 1995 and 1997.