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Cook County Court House and government offices
During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 11, the county set the final levy for 2019 at an increase of 5.99 percent. A vote by the commissioners to set the increase passed on a 3-2 vote, with Commissioners Bobby Deschampe and Heidi Doo-Kirk voting against.
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Stacey Hawkins speaks during the Truth in Taxation meeting. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
Opinions, statistics and tax dollars were the cynosures in an hour-long discussion at the Cook County Courthouse tonight, as 10 people addressed the Board of Commissioners to share a mix of emotions and thoughts on property tax increases and the 2019 county budget.
 
The...
Cook County's new branding design
At the Nov. 27 meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, the county’s ‘Jail Study Master Plan’ facilitated by Wold Architects was among the noteworthy topics discussed.

The recommendation from the study is to expand the current jail and law enforcement...
The night sky. Photo courtesy of Flickr
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 27.

One item on the agenda that surfaced during the public comment period and was discussed by county staff and the commissioners at length was a request from Cook County property owners Christine Day and...
Commissioner Storlie
The Cook County Truth in Taxation meeting is Thursday, Nov. 29 starting at 6 p.m.

Cook County residents began receiving their proposed 2019 tax statements toward the middle of the month. The proposed levy for Cook County is currently set for an increase of 5.99%. A final levy and...
Recounts for the county board election on Nov. 15 at the Cook County Courthouse. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
Ginny Storlie will remain on the Cook County Board of Commissioners following a recount this morning stemming from the Nov. 6 election.

After the recount was complete at approximately 12:15 p.m., it was determined the original results from Election Night were correct. On Nov. 6,...
Cook County Court House and government offices
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Oct. 23. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 
Public Comment
There was one resident who spoke during the public comment period of...

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Cook County Commissioners Contact Information

Heidi Doo-Kirk
Term expires 2020
Email: heidi.doo-kirk@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-387-2928
 
Myron Bursheim, Board Vice Chair
Term expires 2020
Email: myron.bursheim@co.cook.mn.us
 
Jan Sivertson 
Term expires 2018
Email: jan.sivertson@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-387-2838
 
Ginny Storlie, Board Chair
Term expires 2018
Email: ginny.storlie@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-663-7092

Bobby Deschampe 
Term expires 2018
robert.deschampe@co.cook.mn.us
Phone: 218-370-1181
 
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