Washington County

Washington County has announced locations for Christmas tree drop-off. The local drop-off site is the city’s public works facility at 843 SW Fourth St. The disposal service is open to Forest Lake residents only. Tree stands, plastic bags, tinsel, wire, lights, and all other decorations must be removed before drop-off. The free service will be […]

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Washington County will continue to purchase services from the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau (LAYSB) in 2013, after the County Board approved an agreement with the agency Dec. 18. Juveniles who would otherwise be brought to juvenile court in Washington County may be recommended for this diversion programs. If ordered to the program, they may […]

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Scandia Eldercare will convert its services to provide assisted living services, and the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved contract changes with the organization Dec. 18. Scandia Eldercare is currently a family foster care and wishes to provide 24-hour assisted living to both private pay clients and clients eligible for waiver services. This facility has […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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