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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 Board of Commissioners has created a $1,000,000 Grant program to aid Becker County businesses impacted by the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order for Minnesotans. These businesses must qualify for a grant to help with their recovery efforts. Applications will be accepted August 10th-23rd. More information and guidelines. Apply online.
Primary Election results are being tabulated and reported to the State. The latest results from the Becker County polls will be available on our Election Results page.
Businesses within Becker County can receive free disposable masks to help with the transition to the indoor mask mandate. Masks are available from the Regional Chamber of Commerce; pre-registration is recommended. More details (PDF).
Becker County and the City of Frazee are creating a master plan for the Wannigan Regional Park, a proposed 170 acre site north of Frazee. A survey has been created to seek comments and recommendations on what amenities the propsed park should include. Please take a moment to respond to the survey. Survey link. More information (PDF).
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Becker County Zoning Ordinance Review Committee will conduct their August 14, 2020 hearing as an in-person public hearing with a virtual option. For call-in information and the agenda, see the Notice (PDF). At the meeting date/time, you may join the meeting at the following Zoning Ordinance Review Committee Meeting Link.
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 City of Detroit Lakes and Becker County are working together on a street and utility reconstruction project impacting South Washington Ave and some of the adjacent streets. For more information, please see the latest construction notice (PDF).
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 Motor Vehicle Office will be opening for its customers on June 1, 2020. This is done in accordance with the 'Stay Safe' Executive Order from Governor Walz. To ensure safe social distancing, appointments are required for certain types of transactions. For more information, read the full release (PDF) or visit the appointment scheduling page.
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 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).
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free online service for U.S. citizens who are traveling to or living in a foreign country. STEP allows you to enter information about your whereabouts abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency. Read more (PDF).
Becker County and Teamsters Local 320 have reached an agreement in terms for the proposed 2020/2021 labor contract, thereby averting a possible employee strike. Press release (PDF).
Your reponse matters - the census can help shape many different aspects of your community. Visit the 2020 census website for more information. Becker County has formed a Complete Count Committee to help get the word out and increase community participation.
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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