Chisago County Board of Commissioners
The State Legislature recently gave Minnesota counties more authority to levy a tax used solely for road maintenance, and Chisago County will be taking advantage of that tax next year. By a 3-2 vote July 17, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners approved a $10 wheelage tax on vehicles kept withi...Read More
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Normally consent agendas at government meetings don’t receive much discussion — they’re generally reserved for what are deemed noncontroversial items — but the consent agenda over the course of two Chisago County Board of Commissioners meetings has sparked some heated debate. At the July 3 m...Read More
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Chisago County Administrator Bruce Messelt is soon to don another “hat” — public information officer. By a unanimous vote July 3, the board appointed Messelt as its media liaison. County Board Chairman Ben Montzka said as the public information officer, Messelt will occasionally draft summary ...Read More
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New hires will work on implementing aspects of Affordable Care Act The members of the Chisago County Board of Commissioners expressed their collective dismay at the board meeting April 17 about hiring five new employees who will help the county implement aspects of the Affordable Care Act, but the c...Read More
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