Posted on: July 15, 2016

Pay Your Probation Fees Online

Effective February 22, 2016, Court Services/Probation began accepting online payments (credit/debit card or electronic check, also known as eChecks) for the following fees:

- Chemical Use Assessment Fee
- Domestic Abuse Investigation Fee- Driving Wi...Read on...

Online Payment of Court Services/Probation Fees

Posted on: December 9, 2016

RECYCLE Your Holidays

Recycle Your Holiday Lights

Don’t toss that balled up, tangled mess of nonworking holiday lights into the trash! Chisago County Dept. of Environmental Services/Zoning is again partnering with the Recycling Association of MN to recycle them. The lights and cords are recycle...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Stay Informed and Stay Connected!

Did you know that you can subscribe to County updates an anything from Agendas to County Events (and more!) from the County's new website? Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regar...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

Solar Projects

To view the solar information that we have compiled, click on the link provided below.

Stay Informed of updates to Solar Information and other topics by subscribing to Notify Me and receive updates and information about news and events. Notify Me all...Read on...

Solar Information...
Posted on: February 12, 2016

County Jail Assessment

In meeting this mandated service, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners is committed to supporting the most cost effective and efficient jail operation available.

Recently, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners ordered a comprehensive "sid...Read on...

County Jail Assessment...
Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...


Posted on: September 1, 2016

Largest Solar Energy Project in the Midwest Moves Forward into Contruction

D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments Announces Acquisition of the 100 MW North Star Solar Project from Community Energy.

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 20, 2016

North Star Solar Energy Generating Facility Site Permit Issued

On January 20, 2016 the State of Minnesota Public Utilities Commission granted the site permit and the affiliated transmission line route permit for the 100 megawatt North Star Solar Energy Generating Facility located here in Chisago County. To view a br...Read on...

Site Permit Maps
Posted on: January 8, 2016

Notice of PUC Meeting - January 20, 2016

2. Details 2015-067
** IP6943/GS-15-33 North Star Solar PV LLC

In the Matter of the Combined Application of North Star Solar PV LLC for a Site Permit and Rout Permit for the North Star Solar Electric Power Generating Plant and Associated 115 kV ...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 23, 2015

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation; RE: 100MW North Star solar project

On December 16, 2015, Administrative Law Judge Barbara J. Case issued Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation concerning the 100MW North Star solar project proposed in Chisago County. Administrative Law Judge Case finds that the North St...Read on...

Full 50 page report...
Posted on: September 24, 2015

MN Dept of Commerce Releases the Environmental Assessment Concerning the North Star Solar Project

Issued: September 24, 2015

NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

In the Matter of the Combined Application of North Star Solar PV LLC for a Site
Permit and Route Permit for the North Star Solar Electric Power Generating Plantand Associated 115 kV Hi...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 16, 2015

Notice of PUC Public Hearing Meeting - October 7, 2015

In the Matter of the Combined Application of North Star Solar PV LLC for a Site Permit and Route Permit for the North Star Solar Electric Power Generating Plant and Associated 115 kV High-Voltage Transmission Line in Chisago County, Minnesota.

Public U...Read on...

Public Hearing Notice...
Posted on: August 26, 2015

FIRST PREHEARING ORDER from Prehearing Conference held on August 4, 2015

At the bottom of this news item please find an administrative law judge order concerning the large 100MW North Star Solar project being processed by the Public Utilities Commission.

We would like to highlight several dates identified on page two of the...Read on...

Link to the Full Order...
Posted on: May 18, 2015

Notice of PUC Meeting - May 28, 2015

3. Details 2014-213 ** E6928/GS-14-515 Aurora Distributed Solar, LLC
In the Matter of the Site Permit Application for the 100 MW Aurora Distributed Solar EnergyProject at Multiple Facilities in Minnesota.
1. Should the Commission find that the environ...Read on...

PUC Agenda...
Posted on: April 20, 2015

North Star PUC Process and Environmental Assessment Scoping Presentation

North Star Solar Project

Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Docket Number:
IP-6943/GS-15-33

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 13, 2015

Notice of Public Information & Environmental Assessment Scoping Meeting - April 30, 2015

In the Matter of the Combined Application of North Star Solar PV LLC for a Site Permit and Route Permit for the North Star Solar Electric Power Generating Plant and Associated 115 kV High-Voltage Transmission Line in Chisago County, Minnesota. Public Util...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 27, 2015

Notice of PUC Meeting - April 9, 2015

The State of Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will meet on Thursday, April 9, 2015 starting at 9:30 a.m.

Item #7. Details 2015-067
* IP6943/GS-15-33 North Star Solar PV LLCIn the Matter of the Combined Application of North Star Sola...Read on...

PUC Agenda. . .
Posted on: February 24, 2015

Speak Up! - Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

Speak Up is an easy way for you to participate in decisions made by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

New Visitor to their website? Return Visitor? Look for Sign Up or Sign In and then go to discussions, select a case of interest, choose a t...Read on...

Speak Up! . . .
Posted on: February 18, 2015

Aurora Solar is a large scale solar farm proposal under consideration of the Minnesota PUC

There are four (4) separate Aurora sites proposed to be located in Chisago County as detailed on the corresponding fact sheets. Pursuant to the Site Permit deadline information provided by the PUC, the public comment period closes on February 25, 2015 at ...Read on...

Aurora Solar Fact Sheets and Pictures . . .
Posted on: February 24, 2015

Aurora Distributed Solar Project

Aurora Distributed Solar, LLC (Aurora) proposes to construct distributed photovoltaic (PV) solar generation systems and associted facilities totaling 100 MW (alternating current nameplate capacity), to be located at up to 24 locations in Minnesota.

Fo...Read on...

Project Docket . . .
Posted on: February 18, 2015

Aurora Distributed Solar Project Deadlines

Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Docket Number: E-6928/GS-14-515

Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) Docket Number: 11-2500-31886

Site Permit Deadlines . . .
Posted on: February 24, 2015

North Star Solar Generation and Transmission Project

North Star Solar PV, LLC is filing a Joint Application for a 100 MW solar generating plant site permit and connecting 115 kV transmission line route permit in Chisago County.

For additional information a link to the Minnesota Department of Commerce web...Read on...

Project Docket . . .
Posted on: February 18, 2015

North Star Solar Generation and Transmission Project

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently accepted to move forward in the process a 100 Megawatt solar farm known as “North Star Solar” in Chisago County. The project encompasses 800 +/- acres of land in the areas of the City of North Bran...Read on...

Project Site Permit . . .