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County Buildings

The Property Management Department is entrusted with administering, operating, and maintaining St. Louis County’s public buildings. These include the County’s National Register of Historic Sites Courthouse in Virginia and Duluth, the Hibbing Courthouse, the Duluth Government Services Center, the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center (The Depot), and numerous other owned or rented facilities.

The Property Management Department is responsible for all major building capital projects. Besides providing maintenance, construction and ongoing renovation services, the Department also develops plans to ensure the County’s compliance with applicable legislation concerning building and program access; conducts space utilization studies and makes recommendations to maximize the efficient use of property; and develops and evaluates ongoing energy conservation efforts. The Department has 68 employees, and an adopted operating budget of $9,006,865 for 2015, per Board Resolution 698 dated December 16, 2014.

County Facilities Usage Policy

The Property Management Department oversees the operations of the facilities listed below.

Duluth Area

A P Cook
Depot Heritage and Arts Center
-- mananged by Oneida Realty
Government Services Center
Motor Pool
Emergency Operations Center
Public Safety Building
Third Street Parking Ramp

Ely Area

Government Services Center

Hibbing Area


Virginia Area

Camp Esquagama
-- mananged by Arrowhead Center, Inc.
Northland Office Center
Motor Pool
Rescue Squad