Isanti County Board

ISANTI COUNTY BOARD)  The Isanti County Board, on a 3-2 vote July 17, denied a resolution for imposing a wheelage tax on vehicles kept within the county in order to pay for road improvements. Voting in favor of a $10 wheelage tax for next year and going forward were commissioners George Larson and Larry Southerland. [...]

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The Isanti County Board on April 17 learned just how busy county staff has been with processing gun permits, while gun control continues to be a hot topic of debate among both elected leaders and the public around the nation. After some discussion with Chief Deputy Bill Guenther, the board approved a part-time administrative assistant [...]

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The Isanti County Board on April 3 received an update on the Braham Area Community Center, which is coming this fall. Marie Grundberg and Terry Lind gave a presentation with plenty of details and visual aids surrounding the “Building Our Dream” campaign. With site work scheduled to start in May, a groundbreaking ceremony is planned [...]

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The Isanti County Board on March 20 learned the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, is projected to have quite the impact on the county’s Family Services department starting this fall. Because the eligibility requirements are going to change under the federal statute, Isanti County is estimated to lead the region — among Chisago, [...]

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As of May 1, Isanti County will have a new sheriff. At the Isanti County Board meeting March 6, the board appointed Isanti County Chief Deputy Bill Guenther sheriff effective May 1. The appointment was made due to the resignation of Isanti County Sheriff Russ Monson effective April 30. Guenther will serve as sheriff until [...]

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Close proximity to job markets in the Twin Cities has led to high levels of commuting in Isanti County. Chief Executive Officer Barb Chaffee and Regional Mananger Rita Borchert from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services presented to commissioners during the Isanti County Board meeting Feb. 20. Included in the presentation was demographic and economic [...]

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