Chisago County Board of Commissioners

Legislation would allow counties to publish legal notices on websites— The Chisago County Board of Commissioners made it clear Feb. 5 that it does not support the Association of Minnesota Counties in its pursuit of legislation that would allow counties to publish official legal notices on websites, rather than in newspapers.The board voted unanimously to [...]

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The Chisago County Board of Commissioners and the county’s top elected officials will be making more money next year as the result of votes the board made at its Dec. 18 meeting. Commissioner Mike Robinson first suggested commissioner pay remain the same as it was last year, $27,683. The board, except for Commissioner Lora Walker, [...]

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The Chisago County Board of Commissioners at its Thursday meeting approved a budget and property tax levy that keep in line with the status quo over the past half-decade. For the sixth year in a row, the board approved a property tax levy that’s either flat or a reduction from the previous year. This year’s [...]

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County Board looks at linking lakes together With open-water fishing season wrapping up, warm summer days on the lakes seem far away, but members of the Chisago County Board of Commissioners already have boating on their minds. By a 4-1 vote Oct. 16, the board approved a request by the Chisago County Lakes Improvement District [...]

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Since 2009, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners has either kept the county property-tax rate flat or reduced it from previous years, and that trend will continue in 2014. By a 4-1 vote, the board decided to set its preliminary property-tax levy at $31,347,021, a slight decrease from last year’s levy. Initially, that number was [...]

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Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson asked the same question of both Sen. Sean Nienow and Rep. Bob Barrett when they showed up at the Chisago County Board of Commissioners meeting Aug. 7 to talk about legislative actions that happened this past session: “What was the best thing that happened in the session, and what was [...]

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