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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 and the COVID-19 vaccine page.
Becker County has published a summary of the preliminary budget for the 2023 Fiscal Year. In addition, supplemental 2023 budget information for various cities and school districts is also available. For more information, visit the Truth in Taxation page.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement deadline to May 7, 2025. The deadline was previously set for later this year. Beginning May 7, 2025, MN residents will not be able to use their standard driver's license to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities. Read more.
The Becker County Board of Commissioners has created two grant opportunities for childcare providers. The 'Family Child Care Startup Grant' is available for new licensed childcare providers to help offset some of the costs incurred in starting the business. The 'Childcare Provider Emergency Assistance Grant' is for existing licensed providers to assist with costs incurred due to COVID-19 related restrictions and closure. Refer to these links for more information: Press Release (PDF). Startup Grant application (PDF). Emergency Assistance Grant application (PDF).
Sunnyside Care Center, owned by Becker County and managed by Ecumen, is currently seeking a candidate to fill a vacant Board member position, effective immediately. Board members serve a two-year term. For more information, please see the public notice (PDF).
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 November 8th General Election has concluded. Becker County election results are available on our election results page.
The Becker County Assessor's Office would like to remind property owners that applications to claim homestead classification are due on or before December 31, 2022. This classification will affect your 2023 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund. More information (PDF).
Becker County Transit is conducting a survey to gather input and answers from our customers. Please take a moment to share your input in a brief survey. Thank you! Survey link.
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.
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.
MN Statute 471.701 SALARY DATA: A city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees. This notice may be provided on the home page of the primary Web site maintained by the political subdivision for a period of not less than 90 consecutive days, in a publication of the political subdivision that is distributed to all residents in the political subdivision, or as part of the annual notice of proposed property taxes prepared under section 275.065.
County Sheriff, Todd Glander, $122,224County Attorney, Brian McDonald, $126,941County Administrator, Pat Oman, $134,943
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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