The Government Center will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th to celebrate Independence Day

The Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center specializes in providing confidential, in-depth consulting that every small business needs to flourish in today's competitive and ever-changing business world regardless of what state they are at in their development. Learn more about the SBDC.

County Highlights:

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
You are invited to respond to the needs of your community!

If you are 55+, this is your invitation to volunteer service! Start with a discussion about your individual interests, skills and time available to volunteer.
Find out more about RSVP

2017 Performance Measurement Program
Sherburne County is participating in the 2017 Performance Measurement Program and has submitted a report on standard measures created by the Council on Local Results and Innovation.

The Minnesota Legislature created the Council on Local Results and Innovation in 2010. The council created a standard set of 10 measures for counties. Participation in the standard measures program is voluntary. A county that elects to participate in the standard measures program for 2016 may be eligible for a reimbursement of 14 cents per capita in county program aid, not to exceed $25,000.

more information on the state standards program
more information PDF

Tri Wellness at Work
APPLY by July, 31, 2017

Through the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership, Benton, Sherburne and Stearns Counties are pleased to announce a no-cost workplace wellness effort to help employers develop or build upon existing employee/workplace wellness initiatives.
more information PDF

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
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industrial property for sale in Sherburne County

Lots for Sale

Sherburne County is committed to helping businesses from all sectors find the sites, workforce and resources they need to thrive. A variety of successful business and industrial parks and active economic development authorities support development activity.

Currently, the Sherburne County HRA has several Commercial/Industrial county owned lots for sale in Becker, Elk River and Zimmerman.

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Website Survey

Sherburne County is looking at a redesign of our website to better serve our residents and customers. We would appreciate you answering several questions so we can make the County's website as useful as possible. Thank you in advance.

Tools for Business

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

2017 Refuge Event Schedule PDF

Find out more about the Northstar Line.  

CodeRed - Citizen information service

Subscribers get phone, text, and E-mail alerts in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.
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Daily subscription now available for detailed appraisal and comparable sales parcel data

View detailed appraisal and comparable sales parcel data on a daily basis for a $10 fee. This is in addition to the yearly subscription available for $300.

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If you have any questions contact the County Assessors office.

 Surplus Items

From time to time, Sherburne County has surplus items available for sale to the public. As items become available, they can be found listed on

Seized cars can be found listed on ebay, as they are available.

Other large items are sold through local auction companies.

Contact Us:

Sherburne County Govt Center
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Elk River, MN 55330-1692

Directions, Hours & Location

Phone: 763-765-3000
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Sherburne County Mission:

"To provide the necessary services
in a cost effective manner to
support quality of life for Sherburne County citizens."