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For the most current information, helpful resources and latest press releases in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Becker County encourages residents and businesses to please see our Public Health COVID-19 page.
The Becker County Board of Commissioners will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, for the purpose of discussing the '2 mile' topic. Notice (PDF).
The Becker County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on December 10, 2020, to discuss the 2021 Becker County budget, the Highway 5 Year Plan, and SMART sales tax appropriation. Notice (PDF).
The Motor Vehicle office is limiting their services provided and deploying a drop-box in the Courthouse lobby usable for certain transactions. During this time, EDL and Real ID appointments are unavailable. The current measures are in effect from Nov 25 through Dec 11, but are subject to change depending on conditions and/or staffing. Refer to this news item for future updates. Services Available (PDF). Drop-Box services.
Wannigan Regional Park is being proposed for development north of Frazee. A draft master plan is now available and public review and comment is being sought by the park planning committee. Please take a moment to provide your valuable input of the plan to-date. More information (PDF). Draft Master Plan (PDF). Plan Appendix (PDF). Review & comment survey.
The Becker County Board of Commissioners will be making two (2) appointments to the Board of Managers of the Cormorant Lakes Watershed District. These appointments will be considered at the Board of Commissioner's Meeting on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020. If interested in being appointed, please see the Public Notice for more information.
The November 3, 2020 General Election results for Becker County are available on our Election Results page.
The Becker County Assessor's Office would like to remind homeowners that homestead applications for the year 2021 are due by December 15, 2020. This will affect your 2021 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund. Read more (PDF).
Becker County Human Services is looking for Volunteer Drivers to provide transports. Mileage reimbursement at the current rate. Applicants must have a reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and insurance and a cleared medical statement from their physician. If interested, please contact Shannon F. or Christy R. at 218-847-5628.
While facilities are being renovated, the Becker County Sheriff's Office has temporarily moved to the Becker County Jail at 1428 Stony Road, Detroit Lakes. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your patience through this transition.
The Becker County Recorder's Office will be again be accepting routine passport applications. Applications will be accepted by appointment only. Call the Recorder's Office at 218-846-7304 to schedule an appointment. Be advised, you should expect SIGNIFICANT delays before receiving your passport and documentation. Read more (PDF). See the travel.state.gov website.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Recorder's Office is accepting marriage license applications by appointment only. Please call the Recorder's Office at 218-846-7304 to schedule an appointment.
The public is invited to do a 'virtual drive through' of what the West Lake Drive project would look like upon completion. For a video link and other materials, please refer to the City of Detroit Lakes West Lake Drive web page.
The MN Dept of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will administer a new small business grant program. Applications will be accepted beginning on June 23rd. This program will provide $10,000 grants to small businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, see the WCIF page and the MN DEED page.
The Becker County Board of Commissioners are seeking individuals interested in volunteering to serve on various Becker County Boards or Committees. Please refer to the official notice for a list of vacancies. Public Notice (PDF).
Starting July 1, 2014, Becker County will have a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax. The tax will be administered by the MN Dept. of Revenue and the revenue will be used to fund Becker County road projects (SMART). General notice (PDF). | More info.
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