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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Changes in county services under COVID-19

Washington County will suspend all public-facing services at its libraries, service centers, and license centers through April 7. License centers and service desks will be closed until April 13.

Some remote services will be available.

WIC Clinics: ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Information on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) available

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local public health are closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. Washington County is working closely with the Minnesota Departm...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

County Board will meet remotely April 7

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will conduct its regular meeting at 9 a.m. April 7 remotely. Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Emergency Declaration declared by the Governor of the State of Minnesota and Declaration of Local Emergency issu...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Sheriff's Office will close service window at Law Enforcement Center

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will close its service window at the Washington County Law Enforcement Center starting March 30.

This modification will be made to limit exposure to citizens and staff to COVID-19. This is a change in in gun...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Census activity changes due to COVID-19

The U.S. Census Bureau has changed its activities, due to the COVID-19 disease. See what has changed.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Washington County Library cancels all programs through April 15

All programs, events, classes, and storytimes at Washington County Library branches are cancelled through April 15.

This decision is  based on direction from the Minnesota Department of Health, which recommends postponing or cancelling events of m...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Washington County posts 3 top salaries

According to Minnesota state law, Washington County is required to list the three-highest paid salaries of appointed employees. The highest salaries for appointed county employees for 2020 are:

  • Kevin Corbid, County Administrator - $188,700
  • Peter Orput, Coun...
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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Washington County Parks remain open, fee waived

Washington County Parks remain open and now have a waived vehicle permit through April 7 to provide free access to visitors who want to visit any Washington County Park. The contact stations, including at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Big Marine Park Reserve, a...

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Parks
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Trail Closures

  • Horse Trails: Effective Saturday, March 7th trails will be closed to horses at Pine Point Regional Park and Lake Elmo Park Reserve until Friday, May 1st due to thawing and icy trail conditions.
  • Ski Trails: Effective Saturday, March 7th ski trails will be o...
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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Washington County road construction continues

Minnesota Executive Order 20-20 Stay At Home includes exemptions for workers in critical sectors, which includes roadway construction. Washington County is working with its contractors and other partners to continue construction projects safely and respon...

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Transportation
Posted on: March 24, 2020

North Shop service counter closed

Washington County will suspend all public-facing services including the service counter at the North Shop starting Wednesday, March 18, through Tuesday, April 7. County parks will be available for use of their trails and other open spaces, but county park...

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