Community

  1. About Us

    Find out why Clay County makes a great place to call home.

  2. Adopt-a-Highway (AAH) Program Policy

    AAH is a community involvement program that brings citizen volunteer groups into partnership with Clay County to keep the local roadsides clean.

  3. Adult Protection Services

    Adult protection services include taking reports and investigating suspected maltreatment, providing referrals to case management, and more.

  4. Child & Family Services

    The purpose of Child & Family Services is to protect and ensure permanency for children and to preserve and strengthen families through sensitive, effective, and appropriate use of resources.

  5. Child Support Services

    The Child Support Unit establishes and enforces court orders for child support, child care, and medical support (health insurance / medical benefits.)

  6. CodeRed

    Sign up to be notified if there is an emergency or bad weather in your area.

  7. Composting

    Composting is the decomposition of leaves, grass clippings, fruit and vegetable scraps, and other organic wastes by bacteria, fungi, worms, and other organisms.

  8. Driveway Access Policy

    View Access Management Policy documents.

  9. Election Calendar

    Register to vote, view election results, and find polling locations and resources.

  10. Emergency Guide

    Emergency management is responsible for administering the emergency program, training, coordinates the response to disasters, and more.

  11. Family Child Care Licensing

    Clay County accepts and processes applications for license as a child care provider including inspections, home studies and background checks, and evaluations of prospective licensees.

  12. Family Foster Care Licensing

    Foster care for children is provided by obtaining legal authority to place a child through court action or by obtaining consent.

  13. Health Promotions Projects & Programs

    View our promotions, projects, and programs.

  14. Homestead Tax Reduction

    Homestead is a property tax reduction program, intended to keep taxes lower on owner-occupied homes, according to Minnesota Statute 273.124.

  15. Household Hazardous Waste

    The Clay County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) program operates with a permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. It is permitted to accept waste from households only, not from businesses, non-profits or institutions.

  16. Landfill

    The landfill is a mixed municipal solid waste land disposal facility owned and operated by Clay County.

  17. Mailbox Placement & Maintenance Policy

    Read through instructions and diagrams of mailbox placement and keeping your mailbox in good shape.

  18. Neighborhood Crime Watch Program

    The Neighborhood Watch Program helps educate and disseminate information to the public.

  19. Noxious Weed Program

    The County Agricultural Inspector (CAI) assists in administering and enforcing the noxious weed law and rules in an effective and uniform manner, resulting in the protection of the county's citizens and the environment from the harmful effects of noxious weeds.

  20. Property Map Search

    Get online access to property information maintained by Clay County.

  21. Recycling

    Clay County is proud to support recycling opportunities throughout the county.

  22. Sheriff's Posse

    The Sheriff's Posse provides support to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office during emergency situations and performs other duties deemed appropriate by the Sheriff.

  23. Snow Removal & Ice Control Policy

    We would like to remind everyone, including commercial snow removal operators, that it is against state law to deposit snow onto a public roadway.

  24. SWCD Annual Plan

    Read through our present and past Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Annual Plan.

  25. SWCD Financial Budget

    Browse information about financial reports and budgets for the Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD).

  26. SWCD Programs & Services

    Follow a list of some of the programs and services provided by the Clay Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD).

  27. Watch Board of Commissioners Meetings

    There are now several options available to citizens for viewing the Board of Commissioners meetings.

  28. Property Information

    Get online access to property information maintained by Clay County.