Monthly Archives: April 2021

Neighborhood Revitalization Mini-Grant Program

Neighborhood Revitalization Mini-Grant

The City of Silver Bay, in partnership with Lake County Housing & Redevelopment Authority, has developed a neighborhood revitalization mini-grant program to help make improvements to the exterior of properties within the city limits of Silver Bay.
Residents and businesses are eligible to apply. No income limit. The maximum grant request per household or business is $500. Click here to download the application or pick one up at City Hall, 7 Davis Drive. The City will begin accepting completed applications at 8:00 a.m. on May 3, 2021 and review will be on a first come, first serve basis, while funds are available. Priority will be given to first-time applicants.
Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Part-Time Police Officer Position Opening



The City of Silver Bay is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Police Officer within the Police Department.  The primary function is to patrol city streets and roads, enforce laws and ordinances, and conduct investigations.  Applicants must be eligible to be MN POST Board licensed.  A comprehensive background investigation, medical and psychological examinations are required as a condition of employment.  This is a part-time position with competitive wages.  Application and full job description with qualifications are available by calling 218-226-4408, emailing or click here to be directed to the Employment page. Completed applications with original signature should be returned to City Hall, 7 Davis Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614. Resumes are considered a supplement to the required city application. Required city applications are asked to be returned to the City Administrator by 4:00pm on April 30, 2021; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EEO/AA

ATV Safety Course


The Silver Bay Police Department, along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the MN DNR, are hosting ATV Safety classes on April 30th at the Rec Center, 109 Outer Dr. The first class begins at 8AM. The second class begins at 10AM. Classes are open to anyone ages 10 – 15. Students must first complete the MN ATV Safety Course online and bring a copy of their certificate to class. ATV’s will be provided for the riding portion, but students must bring a helmet and face mask. Register at City Hall, 226-4408, prior to April 28th.  You will need to provide the child’s full legal name, date of birth, and address.

All riders in Minnesota who were born after July 1st, 1987 are REQUIRED to complete an approved ATV Safety Course, and carry the Minnesota ATV Safety Certificate with them while riding on public lands.