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Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., except for holidays. Please note: The Law Enforcement Center and Jail hours may vary. The License Bureau hours are extended to 6:00 P.M. on Thursdays.
On June 13, 2017 the Wright County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution 17-30 implementing a special ½ percent County-wide sales tax to fund transportation.
Revenue generated from the sales tax is dedicated to fund transportation related projects identified in the Sales Tax Implementation Plan. Resolution 17-30 limits the collection of the sales tax to the period of October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2022 or until revenues raised.
A Public Hearing was held at the 5-04-17 County Board Meeting. Information presented at the Public Hearing may be viewed below:
Call Wright County Administration at 763-682-7378 with any questions or comments.
Children age 7 and under should not be left alone for any period of time
Children ages 8 -10 not more than three hours
Children ages 11 -13 not more than 12 hours
Children ages 14 - 15 not more than 24 hours
Children ages 16 - 17 may be left alone for over 24 hours with a plan in place concerning how to respond to an emergency.
Reports alleging inadequate child care arrangements may be screened in for a child protection response according to the following guidelines:
Children under age 11 should not provide child care
Children ages 11-15 who are placed in a child care role are subject to the same time restrictions of being left alone as are listed above
Children ages 16-17 may be left alone for more than 24 hours with adequate adult back up supervision. Note: If children are left alone at the time the report is received by the local child welfare agency, and the circumstances fall outside of the timelines listed above, the local agency may refer the matter to local law enforcement for a child welfare and safety check.
A Right-of-Way permit is required to to any work within a County Highway Right of Way. You can contact the Permit Technician at 763-682-7706 or find the permit information at the following website http://www.co.wright.mn.us/199/Permits-Forms
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Permits to carry are renewed at the county sheriff’s office where the applicant currently resides. Out of state permits holders can renew at any sheriff’s office
NOTE: If your property is metes & bounds and contains a Section, Township and Range within the legal description you may want to contact our office to confirm whether or not it's Torrens. Please contact Kelly at 763-682-7359.
Jail visiting hours are as follows:
We do have a dress code for visitors, no tank tops or other low cut/revealing shirts or tops, shoulders must be covered.
During Calendar year 2016 the Average Daily Population (ADP) of the Wright County Jail was 166 persons, with an average length of stay of approximately 16 days. There were 3,901 adult bookings and 23 juvenile bookings.