The 2013 budget was adopted and the property tax levy for 2013 was certified by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at its meeting Dec. 11. For the third year in a row, the budget calls for no increase in the county property tax levy or the levy for the Land and Water Legacy Program. [...]
Washington County invites persons interested in being licensed child care providers or foster parents to attend free informational meetings. An orientation meeting on being a licensed child care provider in Washington County will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the county government center in Stillwater. Information on the family [...]
Washington County will be reimbursed for funds used to purchase property added to the Big Marine Park Reserve. The Metropolitan Council will reimburse the county’s Land and Water Legacy Program for 75 percent of the cost to purchase the Knauff parcel in Scandia. The purchase was approved by the County Board May 15 for approximately [...]
The Washington County Board of Commissioners, sitting as the Washington Regional Rail Authority Sept. 25, voted to end membership in the Minnesota High Speed Rail Commission (MHSRC). The MHSRC was formed in 2009 to advocate for high-speed rail from St. Paul to Chicago along the “River Route” in Minnesota. Membership includes the regional rail authorities [...]
Washington County will request that its designated payments from the County Transit Improvement Board for 2013 be deferred, as is allowed in the organization’s grant program.