Open to Business


The MCCD "Open to Business" program is now available in Scandia to provide services to businesses located in or seeking to locate in Washington County.

Minnesota RETAP

The Minnesota Retiree Environmental Technical Assistance Program (RETAP) employs skilled, retired professionals to provide facility assessments and community sustainability assistance to small businesses.

Washington County Community Development Authority

Washington County CDA Predevelopment Finance Fund

The CDA Board has approved funding for FY2018 in the amount of $150,000.  The fund was established to provide predevelopment grants to cities, townships and local government development authorities located in Washington County. These funds are intended to: 1) increase the availability of shovel ready properties in the county; 2) provide opportunities for our existing businesses to stay and grow here in Washington County; 3) spur new business development and job opportunities in the County; 4) provide opportunities for business diversity; 5) increased commercial and industrial market values

Applications will be accepted beginning March 1, 2018.