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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 28.

Some remote services will be available.

License and service centers: Washington County License and Service Centers are closed ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Washington County accepting personal protective equipment donations

Washington County is accepting donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help protect first responders.

Donations should be made in the Washington County Government Center Courthouse Lobby, 14949 62nd St. N. in Stillwater between 10 a.m. and 2 p....

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Washington County Public Health Achievement Awards winners announced

Washington County announces the winners of the 2020 Public Health Achievement Awards. Presented annually by the Washington County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Public Health & Environment, the awards recognize residents in three categor...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

News from the April 7 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the April 7, 2020, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting via virtual systems, with staff in person at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board approves application for Outing Lodge liquor li...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Washington County extends suspension of public-facing services in response to COVID-19

Washington County will continue the suspension of all public-facing services at its libraries, service centers, and license centers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through April 28.

The County Board took its first action March 18 to protect county re...

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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 27, 2020

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

The Washington County Sheriff’s will be extending the closing of its front window at the Law Enforcement Center until April 28.

This modification was made to limit exposure to citizens and staff to COVID-19. This will mean a change in gun permits...

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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 28 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, ...

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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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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 28. County parks will be available for use of their trails and other open spaces, but county par...

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