Washington County

The Washington County Board of Commissioners has set the county’s property tax levy and budget for 2014. The levy is part of an overall $147.4 million county operating budget for 2014, and a $23.1 million capital expenditures budget. The proposed tax levy will result in the owner of a home valued at $207,000 seeing a [...]

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Private well users should test their water once a year for coliform bacteria, and at least once every other year for nitrates, the state advises. Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment offers well water testing services for a nominal fee. The cost for the basic drinking water test for nitrates and coliform bacteria [...]

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Several local projects are among those proposed by Washington County to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for funding in 2015. Local proposals include: – A single-lane roundabout at the intersection of County State Aid Highway 15 (Manning Trail North) and Highway 97 in Scandia – A center left-turn lane and right-turn lane at Highway [...]

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Cory Slagle engineered ‘mega project’   Cory Slagle, Washington County’s engineering and construction manager, has been awarded the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) 2012 Project Manager of the Year Award. The award was announced April 24 at the organization’s Annual Meeting/Management & Technical Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. “From around the country, we’re all proud of [...]

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