Budget and Finance

Financial Administration
  • Preparation and oversight of the County Budget
  • Administration and maintenance the accounting system
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Preparation of the annual financial statement
  • Payroll

Cash Management
  • Investing all surplus cash
  • Safeguarding and monitoring the County’s investment portfolio
  • Managing all county bank accounts and reconciling monthly statements

2018 Budget Public Input Opportunities
The schedule for public meetings to gather input into the 2018 Budget conversation was established at the Aug. 15 Board of Commissioners Meeting. Dates for public Town Hall Meetings and a third Thursday Discussion on WTIP radio with Board Chair Jan Sivertson, County Administrator Jeff Cadwell and County Treasurer Braidy Powers on August 24, 7 pm.

2018 Budget Public Town Hall Meetings*
Mid Trail – Wednesday, Aug 30, 7 pm
West End – Thursday, Aug 31, 7 pm
East End – Thursday, Sept 7, 7 pm
Financial Management Plan Public Meeting in Grand Marais – Monday, Sept 11, 6 pm
Grand Marais – Monday, Sept 11, 7 pm

*Specific locations will be published once facilities are confirmed.

2018 Budget Working Documents
Note: The following documents represent initial requests and not the final budget.

2018 Highway Department Budget Narrative
2018 Highway Department Budget - Draft One

2018 PHHS Budget Summary - Draft

General Fund Levies Proposed 08/04/17

Proposed 2018 Levy

See Also:

2017 County Budget
2015 Cook County Audit

2016 County Budget

2014 Cook County Audit

Contact Us

Braidy Powers
County Auditor - Treasurer

Karen Blackburn
Deputy Auditor/Financial Coord.

Cook County Courthouse
411 W. 2nd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604

PH: 218-387-3640
FAX: 218-387-3043

Monday – Friday
8am – 4pm
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