Important information related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The St. Louis County Administration Office is closed to public consistent with the Governor's executive order. You are encouraged to instead contact us using the phone number or email address shown at right (scroll down to find on a mobile device).

The St. Louis County Administration Department is responsible for developing and implementing the broad policy directives of the Board of Commissioners.

The Administration team also is responsible for intergovernmental relations, public relations, administrative support, aid to other agencies and labor relations. 

Other divisions and departments under Administration include: 
Extension Service


Administration Office


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related temporary closure of county offices, County Board Chair Michael Jugovich and County Auditor Nancy Nilsen have authorized the County Attorney’s Office to accept service of process on the county by email in new civil cases in state and federal court. Please direct any such process to Your email will be acknowledged by a County Attorney’s Office staff member.

Service of process on the county by email is only authorized as long as county offices are closed and this notice is present on the county’s website. Thereafter, process must be served in accordance with the requirements in Minn. R. Civ. P. 4.03(e)(1) or Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(j)(2), as appropriate.