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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.
McGough Construction on behalf of Becker County is currently soliciting bids for a new Highway Department Facility located east of Stony Rd and south of North Tower Rd in Detroit Lakes, MN. The project includes vehicle storage, maintenance bays, offices and site work. Bids will be received until Tuesday, November 16th at 1:00 pm. Invitation to Bid (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 Sheriff's Office is selling several used vehicles via sealed bid. ALL vehicles are being sold together as one 'lot'. Vehicles are without title and are for parts or scrap. Bids must be received by 4:00PM on October 29, 2021. Vehicle list (PDF).
The MN Sheriff's Association has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 - $2,000 scholarships for this year. For those interested in an application, visit www.mnsheriffs.org or contact the Becker County Sheriff's Office at 218-847-2661. Key dates are: 11/19 - Applications must be submitted to Sheriff; 12/29 - Scholarships are awarded. Press Release (PDF).
Becker County is seeking bids for a county demolition ladfill phase development project. This project is needed to excavate Phases 17, 19, and 21 to the approved base grade elevations. Bid specs and plan sheet (PDF). Addendum #1 (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).
Construction improvements are scheduled to begin on Co Hwy 37 on Monday, August 16, 2021. Due to this construction, the roadway will be closed to through traffic from St Hwy 34 to the Shell Lake access. News release (PDF).
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement deadline to May 3, 2023. The deadline was previously set for later this year. Beginning May 3, 2023, MN residents will not be able to use their standard driver's license to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities. Read more.
2021 property tax statements were mailed out March 30, 2021. If you have not received your statement, it could have been returned to our office due to an incorrect mailing address. If your name is on this returned mail list, please contact the Auditor-Treasurer's Office at 218-846-7311 to get the mailing address corrected.
Becker County is selling a county owned parcel located on N Highway 59. It is a 7.5 acre parcel with 897 feet of Hwy 59 frontage. For more details on this property, see the MLS listing.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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