Washington County Board of Commissioners

The Washington County Board of Commissioners authorized new 2013 library hours at its Oct. 2 meeting, in preparation for approval of the 2013 budget. Budget reductions in 2012 closed all Washington County Library branches Sunday and Monday. The plan for 2013 is to open the Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake from 9:30 a.m. to [...]

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The Washington County Board of Commissioners adopted resolutions Sept. 11 certifying the county’s proposed property tax levies and budget for 2013. Final approval will come after a public hearing in December. The board may lower the levy then, but it cannot raise it. The recommended budget calls for no increase in the county property tax [...]

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The Washington County Board got an introduction to the 2013 budget on Aug. 7, one that requests no increase in the property tax levy. Kevin Corbid, deputy county administrator, presented the preliminary budget to the board during a workshop. Additional detail for the new budget will be presented by department heads in August. The board [...]

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Washington County will continue to receive grant funds through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after the Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed to approve the $238,024 grant on Tuesday, July 24. The Local Public Health Act requires public health agencies to prepare for and respond to health emergencies in the community, including outbreaks [...]

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The Washington County Board on July 17 approved a contract with Hugo Gracewood, LLC, to provide services to elderly individuals who receive Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Services. Minnesota Department of Human Services’ Medicaid Waiver Plans delegate to counties the responsibility of issuing, managing, and monitoring contracts. Hugo Gracewood has various sites that provide [...]

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