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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Planning & Zoning is Looking for Members to Serve on the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment

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Planning & Zoning is looking for applications for members to serve on:

  • Planning Commission
  • Board of Adjustment

For additional information and application please go to Planning & Zoning 

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Clay County Community Profile Ready for Review

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Clay County has just completed a draft community profile as part of its comprehensive plan update. The community profile provides a summary of baseline conditions and trends in the county and helps establish the context for assessing potential impacts to ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

County Building Mask Mandate Back In Place

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Following guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Clay County Public Health officials, the Clay County Board of Commissioners passed a motion on September 28th, 2021 mandating the use of masks by the public and employees within public a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Public Comments Requested: Clay County Social Services

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Clay County Social Services is in the process of developing the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Biennial Service Agreement (BSA) for grant funds for CY 2022-2023.   The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) requires counties to ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Clay County Staff Appreciation Day

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Over the last year and a half our county staff have gone above and beyond to provide services despite the COVID-19 pandemic. As a sign of appreciation, the Clay County Board of Commissioners have proclaimed July 27th as County Staff Appreciation Day! The ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Child Foster Care Homes Needed in Clay County!

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Have you ever thought about sharing your house with a child who needs a temporary place to call home?

Would you like to be part of a team of professionals working together to protect children, while providing services to enrich their lives?

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Appointment are REQUIRED for Real or Enhance ID starting NOW

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Beginning Tuesday June 1st, 2021, new applicants for Real or Enhanced Identification or Driver’s License need an appointment.  Please visit our website to make an appointment at https://claycountymn.gov/drive

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Please take the time to fill out a short Clay County Citizen Survey

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Thank you for taking the time to complete this short Clay County Citizen Survey.  Your feedback is important in making Clay County the best community in Minnesota.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

County Building Mask Mandate Changes

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Effective May 18th, 2021, following the guidance of the CDC and Governor Walz Executive Order 21-23, masks and social distancing are not required in Clay County buildings or property. However, people who are not fully vaccinated – two weeks since final va...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Appointment required for Real or Enhance ID beginning June 1st

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Beginning Tuesday June 1st, 2021, new applicants for Real or Enhanced Identification or Driver’s License need an appointment.  Please visit our website to make an appointment at https://claycountymn.gov/drive

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Rent Assistance Available

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Rent Assistance Available

RentHelpMN has opened for applications, making it possible for low- and moderate-income renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020. It also makes provisions for those at risk of falling be...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

NOTICE OF MEDIA CONFERENCE: 11th Street Grade Separation / Underpass

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Senator Tina Smith will be in Moorhead from 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021. She will be at Fire Station 1, 1120 1 Ave N, Moorhead, and has invited County Commissioners and City Council members as well as other local officials to join her.&nbs...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

What is it?

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund is a new grant opportunity from the SBA that will provide funding to help restaurants, bars, and other eligible businesses impacted by COVID-19. The program will provide funding e...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Drayton Dam Fish Passage Mitigation Project Public Comments will be taken May 4th - June 4th

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Moorhead-Clay County Joint Powers Authority

 

Notice of Comment Period

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN on the availability of a Mandatory Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the construction of the Drayton Dam Fish Passage Mitigat...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Clay County Board of Commissioners - “Hate has no home here.”

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During the early hours of April 25th, the Moorhead-Fargo Islamic Community Center located at 2215 12th Ave S, Moorhead, MN was vandalized. Messages of hate were spray-painted on the exterior of the building. The Moorhead Police Department is investigating...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Planning Commission to hold meeting 4/20/2021

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Planning Commission to hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 20th 2021 at 7:00 PM.

 If you would like to attend in person, Please Sign Up Here 

If you would like to attend virtually, refer to the Virtual Meeting Guide (PDF)

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Extreme Heat

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Monday is Alert and Warnings Day

This is the perfect time to engage with your communities, schools, and local businesses to talk about their emergency plans and how they can prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes (With Statewide Tornado Drills)

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Monday is Alert and Warnings Day

This is the perfect time to engage with your communities, schools, and local businesses to talk about their emergency plans and how they can prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Floods

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Monday is Alert and Warnings Day

This is the perfect time to engage with your communities, schools, and local businesses to talk about their emergency plans and how they can prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Sever Weather Awareness Week: Severe Weather, Lightning and Hail

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Monday is Alert and Warnings Day

This is the perfect time to engage with your communities, schools, and local businesses to talk about their emergency plans and how they can prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Sever Weather Awareness Week: Alerts and Warnings

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Monday is Alert and Warnings Day

This is the perfect time to engage with your communities, schools, and local businesses to talk about their emergency plans and how they can prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins April 12th

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April 12 - 16, 2021 Statewide Tornado Drill Day is April 15

The Department of Public Safety and the National Weather Service will be promoting general weather safety and emergency preparedness to Minnesotans during April 12 – 16 for Seve...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

The Clay County Government Center is Open!

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Clay County Government Center is Open

The Clay County Government Center is now open.  The facility houses the Assessor, Recorder, Auditor, Treasurer, Planning & Zoning, GIS, Human Resources, and Central Administration offices.  

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Child Foster Care Homes Needed in Clay County!

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Have you ever thought about sharing your house with a child who needs a temporary place to call home?

Would you like to be part of a team of professionals working together to protect children, while providing services to enrich their lives?

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Child Care Providers Needed in Clay County!

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Family Childcare requirements:

  • Live in Clay County
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Provide care in a home that meets safety requirements & have appropriate sleep space
  • Complete an application for Family Child Care
  • Provide Clay County with 3 references
  • Background s...
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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Coming soon! Clay County will soon be opening a new Government Center

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Coming soon!

Clay County Government Center

Clay County will soon be opening a new Government Center.  The facility will house the Assessor, Recorder, Auditor, Treasurer, Planning & Zoning, GIS, Human Resources, and Central Administration office...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

More Help Coming for Hungry Children from MN Department of Human Services

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More help coming for hungry children 

P-EBT benefits for 2020-2021 school year available starting in late March  

More help is on the way for hundreds of thousands of hungry Minnesota children for the 2020-2021 school year. To ensure child...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

North Broadway Bridge Closing to Traffic and Pedestrians Indefinitely

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North Broadway Bridge Closing to  Traffic and Pedestrians Indefinitely 

FARGO, N.D. (Feb. 11, 2021) – City of Fargo Engineering staff, in coordination with the Clay County Highway Department, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT)...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition Launches Statewide Speed Test Initiative

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Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition Launches Statewide Speed Test Initiative

“The Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of the Minnesota Speed Test Initiative,” said Vince Robinson, Chair of the MN Rural Broadband Coalition....

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Clay County Public Health & Community Partners are conducting a Community Health Assessment

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Clay County Public Health & Community Partners are conducting a Community Health Assessment. We invite you to answer the survey questions.  The survey should only take 6 or 7 minutes of your time.

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

The Clay County Land Auction on Tuesday, January 26th has been cancelled

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The Clay County Land Auction scheduled for 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 26th has been cancelled at this time. The Board of Commissioners will discuss this at their Tuesday, January 19th 2021 board meeting. Please check www.claycountymn.gov/323/Planning-Zon...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Clay County Business Relief Program Applications Are Now Open

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Clay County Business Relief Program

Moorhead, MN - On December 16th, 2020 Governor Walz signed legislation establishing a $216 million-dollar Small Business Relief Package for Minnesota businesses affected by COVID-19.   The legislation provided t...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Clay County Business Relief Program Applications Opening 11:59 am Today

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Clay County Business Relief Program

Moorhead, MN - On December 16th, 2020 Governor Walz signed legislation establishing a $216 million-dollar Small Business Relief Package for Minnesota businesses affected by COVID-19.   The legislation provided t...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

COVID-19 Business Relief Program

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COVID-19 Business Relief Program

 

On December 16th, 2020 Governor Walz signed legislation establishing a $216 million dollar Small Business Relief Package for Minnesota businesses affected by COVID-19.  As part of this package, the State ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Moorhead Exam office is now open for limited services

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Moorhead Exam Office is Now Open for Limited Services

1300 15th Ave NMoorhead, MN 56560

Minnesota Driver's License Testing / ReinstatementThe office is open to limited servicesWritten knowledge tests and road tests onlySchedule online for a written...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Clay County Motor Vehicle Has Moved to the Moorhead Center Mall

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The Clay County DMV is now open at its new location starting November 16th! Below is a map of it's location inside the Moorhead City Mall.

420 Center Ave Moorhead, MN 56560

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission to hold virtual meetings

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Board of Adjustment to hold virtual meeting

Tuesday, November 17th at 5:30 PM

Click here for information on how to participate 

Planning Commission to hold virtual meetings

Tuesday, November 17th at 7:00 PM

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Clay County Motor Vehicle Closing November 10th - 16th

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Clay County Motor Vehicle Closing November 10th @ 1:30pm In Preparation of Moving to the Moorhead Center Mall Location.

 Moorhead, MN – The Clay County Motor Vehicle Department (DMV) will be closing November 10th @ 1:30pm in preparation of moving ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

MnDOT supported Program: COVID 19 Positive Client Transportation

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MnDOT supported Program:   COVID 19 Positive Client Transportation

October 14, 2020

Greetings:

MnDOT, Minnesota Council on Transportation Access and Minnesota Department of Health in collaboration are providing COVID 19 Positive Client Transportatio...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Clay County Department of Motor Vehicles Will Relocate to the Moorhead Center Mall

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On November 16th the Clay County Department of Motor Vehicles will be relocating in the Moorhead Center Mall. If you have an appointment after November 15th please show up to the Moorhead Center Mall and not the old location.

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

2020 Election Voting Information

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission to hold virtual meetings

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The Board of Adjustment will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, October 20th at 5:00 PMClick here (PDF) for meeting information 

The Planning Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, October 20th at 7 PMClick here (PDF) for...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

2020 Election Voting Information

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Sign Up For Absentee Voting Now

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Find out how you can vote by mail

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Free, Walk-In Mental Health Clinic for Clay County Residents Until December 9th

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Free, Walk-In Mental Health Clinic

For Clay County Residents

9 am to 5 pm Wednesdays (September 16 - December 9th)Online or at The Village Family Service Center815 37th Ave. S Moorhead

Screenings and referrals available for all ages at no cost thank...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New applicants or applicants making changes for Real or Enhanced Identification need an appointment.

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New applicants or applicants making changes for Real or Enhanced Identification need an appointment. All other services are Walk-in Only.   Please visit our website to make an appointment at https://claycountymn.gov/drive

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