Assessor

2 Stories
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Important Property Tax Homestead Notice

This will affect your 2018 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund

Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year?

Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying relative occupy the property ...

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Assessor
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion effective July 1, 2017

What changed?

Starting with assessment 2017, an annual application is no longer required. The qualified veteran or surviving spouse is still responsible for disc...

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Assessor

Posted on: November 9, 2017

RFP for Single-Sort Recycling Service

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Single-Sort Recycling Service

Proposals are due no later than 2:00 p.m. on November 27, 2017

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Environmental Services

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing: Proposed Modifications to 10-Year Transportation Capital Improvement Plan

The Rice County Board of Commissioners will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the Government Services Building, 320 Third Street N.W., Faribault, MN.The purpose of the public hearing is...

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Highway

Posted on: August 7, 2017

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace Benefits Employers, Moms & Babies

Become designated as a breastfeeding friendly workplace!

Rice County Public Health and Rice County WIC strongly support breastfeeding.  We know that breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby.

More than 80 percent of new mothers participat...

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Public Health

Sheriff

3 Stories
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Winter Hazard Awareness Week (November 6-10, 2017)

Winter in Minnesota can be described in many ways, but unpredictable isn’t one of them.At some point, it will snow and temperatures will drop below zero. There will be ice on the roads. High winds will raise the risk of being outdoors from hazar...

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Sheriff
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Winter Weather Approaching

With our snow/ice event approaching, we would like to remind motorists to be ready.  This means first make sure your vehicle is prepared for the winter weather.  Make sure your tires and your winter survival kit are ready.  This...

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Sheriff
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Public Feedback & Participation Invited for Rice County 2018 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The Rice County Office of Emergency Management is currently working with the University of Minnesota Duluth – Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) to prepare an update of the County’s 2012 “Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan” (MHMP).  The plan is a require...

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Sheriff

Posted on: October 31, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 28th

Take It To The Box

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 28th, but here in Rice County, EVERY DAY is take back day! Disposal boxes for unneeded prescription medications are available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day in the lobbies of the police departments in...

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Social Services
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Rice County Seeks Public Input for the 2018-2019 MFIP Biennial Service Agreement

Rice County Social Services is preparing its Biennial Service Agreement to provide DHS with information about services and strategies intended to meet program measures with the goal of increasing the economic stability of low income families on MFIP. The ...

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Social Services

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion effective July 1, 2017

What changed?

Starting with assessment 2017, an annual application is no longer required. The qualified veteran or surviving spouse is still responsible for disclosing any...

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Veterans' Services
Posted on: October 20, 2017

What is a Veteran Identification Card (VIC) and how do I get one?

The Veterans Identification Card Act 2015" (Public Law 114-31) was enacted on July 20, 2015. The purpose of the Veteran Identification Card (VIC) is to serve as proof of service in the Armed Forces which can be used to obtain discounts on goods and s...

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Veterans' Services