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The Census Bureau will be holding 'Applicant Days' recruiting sessions at the Detroit Lakes Public Library on Thursday, October 24 from 1-3pm, and on Friday, October 25, from 9-11am. Census staff will be on hand to assist people in applying for Census 2020 jobs via the available library computers.
The Becker County Commissioners will meet to take part in a fall highway road tour of Becker County roads on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019. Public Notice (PDF).
The Becker County Board of Commissioners desire to make one appointment to the Board of Managers of the Cormorant Lakes Watershed District. This appointment will be for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020. More details can be found on the Public Notice (PDF).
Sunnyside Care Center, owned by Becker County, is currently seeking candidates to fill 2 Board member positions, effective January 1, 2020. The positions serve a two-year term each. More details can be found on the Public Notice (PDF).
The annual fall meeting for the Becker County Association of Township Officers will be held on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00pm. The meeting we be conducted in the 3rd floor Jury Assembly room of the Courts addition. Meeting Notice (PDF).
The Becker County Master Trail Draft Plan is now available for public review and comment. Please take the time to review the Plan document and then complete the short online survey to share your thoughts. Master Trail Draft Plan (PDF) | Accompanying Online Survey
The Sheriff's Office is selling a vehicle at 9:00 AM on October 25th at Mid State Auto Auction in New York Mills. The vehicle is a 2016 Silverado Crew Cab pickup, Z-71 package with 8575 miles.
The Becker County Board of Commissioners approved an honorary road designation of CSAH 26 at their August 6, 2019 meeting. An 8.5 mile stretch of CSAH 26 in Becker County between Ponsford and State Hwy 34 will receive an honorary designation in memory of Seabee Force Master Chief James D. Fairbanks, who grew up on the White Earth Reservation in the Village of Ponsford. News release (PDF) | Map.
Local governments, employers and nonprofits are working together to offer Home Ownership for Me (HOMe) Down-payment Loans in Becker County. This program is operated by MMCDC. Program Flyer... | MMCDC Website.
Becker County Commissioners welcome the new County Administrator, Mr. Mike Brethorst, who will assume the office on March 4, 2019. His appointment was made official during the January 22nd Commissioner meeting. News Release (PDF).
Board Chairman Don Skarie gave the annual 'State of the County' address at the December 18, 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting. During the address, Chairman Skarie notes many highlights and accomplishments that occured in 2018. Watch video.
The County will take possession of the new jail on December 11. The project is on schedule and budget. The jail's construction is being funded from county reserves and a bond issue that will be serviced entirely with the $600,000 yearly savings from not boarding inmates in outside jails. The project qualifies for a sales tax reimbursement from the state of approximately $500,000 and a significant unspent reserve of nearly $300,000, all which will be returned to Becker County at the end of the project.
The Becker County Motor Vehicle Office is now able to issue both Enhanced Driver's Licenses (EDL) and Real ID. The office is able to process those applications ONLY on Tues/Wed/Thurs from 8:30-11:00 AM. For more information see our licensing page.
The Becker County Recreational Advisory Committee is seeking your input regarding recreation at Chilton Park. Please take a moment to fill out the survey. A map of Chilton Park is being provided to help orient you to the park and its location. Survey results will be reviewed by the RAC in October. Thank you for your participation. Survey link.
Deputy Cole Sanders and Deputy Jerron Aschnewitz were presented with 'Lifesaver' awards at the August 21st Commissioner's Meeting. Their actions, along with aid from other citizens, helped rescue 2 people in the water who became seperated from their boat. Read more (PDF). | Photo.
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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