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Posted on: March 25, 2020

County Board Briefs ––3-24-20

Board Briefs – 3-24-20

Note: Due to public health social distancing guidelines established to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, Anoka County Board of Commissioners Chairman Scott Schulte was the only commissioner in the boardroom for the mee...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: March 12, 2020

County Board Briefs — 3-10-20

Emergency Management Director Receives State Award

Anoka County Emergency Management Director Terry Stoltzman recently received an Outstanding Community Partnership Award from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety — division of Homeland Secur...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: February 28, 2020

County Board Briefs 2-25-20

Commissioner Jeff Reinert Sworn into Office

Prior to the board’s regular meeting, Commissioner Jeff Reinert, who now represents District 6, was sworn into office. Voters selected Reinert to fill the vacancy, created when Rhonda Sivarajah became c...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: February 25, 2020

County Board Briefs — 2-11-20

Board Hears Annual County Website Report 

Barbara Young, Anoka County digital communications coordinator, presented the board with an annual report on the county’s public-facing website, which included several statistics about how the pu...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: February 19, 2020

County Board Briefs – 1-28-20

Human Services Mentorship Program Wins AMC Award

Anoka County received a 2019 Association of Minnesota Counties Award for its Human Services Leadership Mentorship Program, which was developed to connect new leaders to more experienced staff for increased s...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: January 9, 2020

County Board Briefs — 1-7-20

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Commissioner Scott Schulte Elected Chair of Anoka County Board

District 7 Anoka County Commissioner Scott Schulte was elected chair of the Anoka County Board of Commissioners, with Commissioner Julie Braastad being elected vice chair....

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: December 26, 2019

County Board Briefs — 12-17-19

County IT Department Receives Two ‘Golden GOVIT’ Awards 

The Anoka County Information Technology Department recently received two “Golden GOVIT” awards for innovations that reduce waste, save time and make p...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: December 3, 2019

County Board Briefs — 11-26-19

County Employees Receive Awards of Excellence 

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners presented several employees with awards of excellence. Nominations for these awards were submitted by fellow employees. Among the winners were: Susan R Anderson...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: November 13, 2019

County Board Briefs –– 11-12-19

Economic Assistance Director Wins Award

The board recognized Brad Thiel, director of the Anoka County Economic Assistance Department, for the work he’s done at the Minnesota Legislature that resulted in securing more funding statewide for child s...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: October 24, 2019

County Board Briefs — 10-22-19

Law Library Director Receives Statewide Award

The board commended John Murphy, Anoka County Law Library Director, for being recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as an “Unsung Legal Hero” for the work he’s done to enhance the library...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: October 11, 2019

County Board Briefs — 10-8-19

Board Hears Annual Report of Veteran Services Office 

Anoka County Veteran Services Officer John Kriesel gave the board an update on the activities of his office. He noted Anoka County is home to more than 21,000 veterans. These brave men and wome...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: September 27, 2019

County Board Briefs — 9-24-19

Board Declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Anoka County 

To raise awareness about domestic violence, the Anoka County Board of Commissioners declared October Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Anoka County. Present at the meetin...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: September 12, 2019

County Board Briefs — 9-10-19

Bunker Beach Staff, Other Responders Recognized for Lifesaving Actions

Several Bunker Beach Water Park Staff and other first responders were recognized at the meeting for their heroic actions the morning of Aug. 7 that resulted in saving the life of a 2-ye...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: August 28, 2019

County Board Briefs — 8-27-19

Recognitions Presented for Involvement with Veterans Memorial Project

Under Chair’s Remarks, the board took time to recognize everyone who was involved in the planning, fundraising and construction of the veterans’ memorial at Coon Lake County Park. In att...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: August 15, 2019

County Board Briefs — 8-13-19

ACTION ITEMS

  • All action items were unanimous. 

Two Positions Added in Corrections

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners approved adding two positions to Human Services/Community Corrections. One is a probation officer, and the second is a social w...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: July 31, 2019

County Board Briefs — 7-23-19

ACTION ITEMS

  • All items except the reclassification of an employee were unanimous.

Grant Secured for Crime Victim Services

The board accepted grant funding from a division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in the amount of $279,028 to be used to ex...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: July 16, 2019

County Board Briefs — 7-9-19

Anoka County Fair Scheduled July 23-28

The Anoka County Fair will run July 23-28 at 3200 St. Francis Blvd., Anoka. The fair features 4-H exhibits, grandstand events including motocross racing, bull riding, tractors pulls, an ATV big air event and a demo de...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: June 27, 2019

County Board Briefs — 6-25-19

ACTION ITEMS – All of the following items were approved unanimously

Resolution of Support Approved for Road Projects

The board approved a resolution of support for various road and bridge projects in Anoka County for the 2020 legislative session. ...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: June 20, 2019

County Board Briefs — 6-11-19

Board Recognizes Longtime Employees 

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners recognized county employees at the meeting who have worked for the county for 30 and 35 years. In total, 29 employees were commended with certificates of appreciation. Th...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: May 31, 2019

County Board Briefs — 5-28-19

County Administrator Contract Approved 

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners approved Rhonda Sivarajah’s employment agreement for the position of county administrator. The contract was approved by six commissioners, with Sivarajah abs...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: May 16, 2019

County Board Briefs — 5-14-19

Medical Examiner Provides Report

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners invited Dr. Quinn Strobel, the chief medical examiner for the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, to the meeting to give a report about the work her office conducted for the ...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: April 25, 2019

County Board Briefs — 4-23-19

Board Recognizes Work of Adult Protection/Senior Services

Denise Kirmis, manager of Anoka County Behavioral Health and Adult Services, and Leslie Lundequam, supervisor for Anoka County Adult Protection and Senior Services, were present at the board meeting...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: April 12, 2019

County Board Briefs — 4-9-19

Law Day Planned April 26

Judge Bethany Fountain Lindberg was present at the meeting to talk about Anoka County Law Day, which is planned 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26. This event is free and open to the public.

She noted Law Day was designed to educate and assi...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: March 29, 2019

County Board Briefs — 3-26-19

Anoka County Central Communications Division Recognized 

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners designated the week of April 14-20 National Public Safety Telecommunications Week in the county. This designation was to recognize the important work ...

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Board Meeting Recaps
Posted on: March 26, 2019

County Board Briefs — 2-26-19

Economic Development Initiatives Underway

Jacquel Hajder, Anoka County Economic Development Specialist; Lori Higgins, MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce president; and Bruce Sayler, principal of community and economic development at Connexus Energy; spoke to t...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

REVISED Anoka County Library Dropoff Locations Accepting Paperwork

If members of the public have documents or other paperwork they need to drop off for processing by Anoka County employees, they can do so at book drop box locations at the North Central, Mississippi, and Johnsville libraries; and Ramsey City Hall.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Anoka County License Centers Will be Closed until 5/04/2020

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and to protect our customers and employees, Anoka County closed all its public-facing services effective March 17 to May 4, 2020.

Please Note: During Governor Walz’s Shelter- In- Place order our...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

UM Duluth Student Public Data (9.9.19)

September 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Erik M. Thorson, Midwest Medical Examiner's Office Media Contact, erik.thorson@co.anoka.mn.us, 763-324-4612

Lavoie, Jacob Michael

Age: 21 years

Date of death: 09/06/2019 (found)

Time of death: 1444 (found)

Place o...

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Medical Examiner Press Releases

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Anoka County Property Records and Taxation Public Service Counter Closed

As a protection for our customers and staff due to COVID – 19 virus concerns, our public service counter and public research room are closed as of Noon on Tuesday March 17 until Monday May 4th. You can still contact us at 763-323-5400 Monday thr...

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Property Records & Taxation
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Tax Statement and Valuation Notices

Tax statements and Valuation Notices are anticipated to be mailed in the beginning of April.  If you purchased or sold property after January 1st, the tax statement will be mailed to the previous owner.

Property Records & Taxation

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