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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Washington County Attorney Pete Orput Announces Retirement

After 40 years in public service, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term expires at the end of this year.

 

“Serving the people of Washington County has been the highlight...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

County offices, libraries closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

County offices and libraries will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. County parks remain open. All offices and libraries will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 18.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

County will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 testing costs

Washington County residents who are either currently receiving services or have received them within the last six months to have their COVID-19 rapid testing costs reimbursed.

In addition to reimbursement, we were able assist residents who called in seekin...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Community Thread seeks nominations for 2022 Community Involvement Awards

Community Thread is accepting nominations for the 2022 Community Involvement Awards. The Community Involvement Awards, now in their 47th year, honor the work of exceptional volunteers in the community.

“Volunteers play a key role in helping our c...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Get information on being licensed child care provider in Washington County Jan. 26

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and view a Teams meeting 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26.

Registration is required by Jan. 19. Registration is possible on the ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Park Grove Library has featured events in January

Park Grove Library will have featured events in January. The library is at 7900 Hemingway Ave. S., Cottage Grove. Call  651-459-2040 for more information.

Virtual: History’s Hangover - Our Current Racial Reckoning (Part 1), 6:30 to 8 p.m...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Washington County lists 2021-2022 holiday tree drop-off sites

When the holiday season is over, recycle trees by dropping them off at one of the available locations in Washington County. Facilities have varied hours of operation, fees, and restrictions for each site. Tree stands, plastic bags, tinsel, wire, lights, a...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Hardwood Creek Library features events for January

Hardwood Creek Library features events for January. The library is at 19955 Forest Road N. in Forest Lake. Call 651-275-7300 for more information or see WashCoLib.org/Events 

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Washington County adds 'dashboard' to track COVID-19 in county

The Washington County data dashboard includes case information, demographic data, and likely exposure data for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington County. The dashboard includes city-level data for communities with more than 10 positive cases.

The da...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Washington County lists top salaries for 2022

Per state law, Washington County is required to list the three highest-paid salaries of appointed employees.

The highest salaries for appointed employees within the county for 2022 are:

County Attorney - $198,827

County Administrator - $196,248

Deputy County ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Construction in Lake Elmo Park Reserve & St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

Notice: Lake Elmo Park Reserve Projects and Impacts

  • Note that construction and possible noise will occur due to the Central Greenway Trail project beginning in mid-August and go through late October. Work hours are expected to be Monday - Friday from 8 a.m...
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Posted on: January 11, 2022

New online reservation system requires new account

Washington County Parks has implemented a new online reservation system. Most guests will need to create a new account before any reservations can be made. Account login credentials from the previous system will not work.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Reserve Applications

We are now accepting applications to join our Reserve program!

Complete a Volunteer Application Sheriff's Office

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

County Road 65 (Oakgreen Avenue) In-Person Open House scheduled for January 26

In-Person Open House Information

Washington County lead a preliminary design study to identify roadway improvements, including improvements to the pavement, safety, and drainage. The preliminary design was completed in the spring of 2019.

Good news! Funding...

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