Sherburne County Board
• Commissioners direct Taylor to look at what was done during previous  planning efforts  by Jim Boyle Editor The clamor for an expansion of the Sherburne County Government Center in Elk River has percolated up to the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners again. This time it was Administrator ...Read More
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• There’s some good news, challenges for county to keep in mind as it budgets by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners held its first budget discussion of the year, which county Administrator Steve Taylor devised to get some direction. He started off with a slide showing w...Read More
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• Strategic plan identified as an important step to birth economic development by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Sherburne County Board on Feb. 11 will consider a contract with Springsted consultants, of St. Paul, after county staff advised at a board workshop Feb. 5 that a strategic plan sh...Read More
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n County officials unanimous in their decision to offer Carver County administrator the job   by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Sherburne County Board voted unanimously Sept. 24 in directing Gary Weiers, consultant in their search for a new county administrator, to offer and negotiate a c...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Sherburne County commissioners have directed staff that when the board convenes Tuesday in Elk River, they want to read a levy proposal that includes no increase for 2014. The Sept. 10 meeting is the board’s last scheduled session before the state’s deadline f...Read More
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Board, however, split on expanding smoking prohibitions   by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer When visiting Sherburne County’s government center to attend a court hearing, apply for a passport or complain to the County Board about taxes, guests to the campus in Elk River may not notice the sm...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Sherburne County Board voted July 9 to adopt a $10 wheelage tax on most vehicles for the coming registration year, as authorized by the state in 2013. John Menter, county public works director, told commissioners that approving the tax would allow staff to mov...Read More
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The Sherburne County Board has approved a bid from Knife River Corporation for work scheduled this August and September on County Road 74 in Livonia Township. The work entails reconstruction of the segment that follows 237th Avenue from Highway 169 to 108th Street, and mill and overlay for 108th Str...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Sherburne County Board has directed Administrator Brian Bensen to call Mary Rice, a Minneapolis attorney whom the county has hired for past personnel reviews, to have her attend the May 14 board meeting in a continuing evaluation of Bensen’s own performance....Read More
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