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Housing is a key issue facing Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
As recently reported by WTIP, Cook County homeowners should expect their property values to go up in the coming year for taxes payable in 2023, according to local officials.

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Cook County Sheriff's Office - logo courtesy of Cook County Sheriff's Office
A former deputy with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department will receive $350,000 to drop a lawsuit alleging she experienced sexual discrimination on the job.  

The Cook County Board of Commissioners agreed Nov. 23 to pay former sheriff’s deputy Julie Collman in the...
Cook County courthouse - Photo by Rhonda Silence
During a committee of the whole work session Nov. 16, the Cook County Board of Commissioners discussed how a land acknowledgment statement could fit into the operations and direction of local government.

Commissioner Ann Sullivan - who along with Board Chair Dave Mills is engaged in...
Home construction in Grand Marais. WTIP file photo by Joe Friedrichs
Cook County homeowners should expect their property values to go up in the coming year, according to local officials.

“I would say that for the most part they can expect to see some value increases,” Cook County Assessor Bob Thompson said during a WTIP interview in late...
Tofte is a community on the 'West End' of Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
The Cook County Board of Commissioners unanimously signed off on more than $1.38 million dollars in tax breaks for two proposed projects in Tofte.

The decision was made during a board meeting Oct. 26 to approve...
Rep. Erik Mortensen. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Legislature
A member of the Minnesota House of Representatives violated a cease and desist order from the Cook County Land Services Department this summer as they did not want their noncompliant structure to rot over the winter.

Those were among the sentiments shared by Kari Mortensen, the wife...
Housing is a key issue facing Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
Five local residents will address the community’s housing needs following their appointment to the first ever Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) board in Cook County.

During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Oct. 12, a resident from each...

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Cook County Commissioners Contact Information

Robert Svaleson
Term expires 2024
Email: robert.svaleson@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 331-643-9778
 
Stacey Hawkins
Term expires 2024
Email: Stacey.L.Hawkins@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-370-9441
 
Dave Mills, Board Chair
Term expires 2022
Email: dave.mills@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-370-8950

Ann Sullivan, Board Vice Chair
Term expires 2024
ann.sullivan@co.cook.mn.us
Phone: 612-834-8972

Ginny Storlie
Term expires 2022
Email: ginny.storlie@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-663-7092


 
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