Commissioners to discuss 2013 budget at workshop


The Washington County Board of Commissioners will discuss the county’s 2013 commissioner budget during a workshop Tuesday after the board’s regular meeting.

Commissioners are scheduled to spend 30 minutes talking about the budget at one of three board workshops scheduled Tuesday.

Another workshop will review operations at the county’s Environmental Center in Woodbury. That facility takes in old electronics and household hazardous waste for recycling and offers residents a "re-use room" of certain products.

The third workshop has the board meeting as the county Regional Rail Authority to discuss the state High Speed Rail Commission.

Items on the board’s 9 a.m. regular meeting agenda include:

A Human Services Award presentation by John W. Dinsmore, president of the Minnesota Association of County Social Service Administrators.

Discussion with Department of Public Works officials on a resolution for a variance from state design standards for the County State Aid Highway 23 project in Stillwater.

Review performance measurement and indicators annual report with county administration.

Approve an agreement between the county and Oakdale for the purchase of the Taubenberger property.

The board meets in the fifth floor boardroom at the county Government Center in Stillwater.