About MCIS

Mission Statement

Minnesota Counties Information Systems (MCIS) is a joint powers organization dedicated to providing quality, integrated information solutions through customized computer applications and responsive support.

Core values include: knowledge/skilled/experienced; quality; responsive; cost effective.


MCIS (pronounced em-sis) is an acronym for Minnesota Counties Information Systems. We are a governmental organization, established in 1975 as a joint powers under MN Statutes §471.59. There are twelve (12) “Full” members and four (4) ”Associate” members. A “Full Member” is a governmental unit who participates fully in the joint powers agreement, and has a vote on the MCIS Board. An “Associate Member” is a governmental unit purchasing services from MCIS through an executed service agreement, but are not signatories to joint powers agreement and has no voting rights on the MCIS Board.

Members structured MCIS to:

  • Provide cost effective, reliable, personalized, responsive and trusted support, and ensure legislative requirements/deadlines are met.
  • Provide application and technical support, design, develop, implementation and quality assurance for Property Tax, CAMA, and Payroll systems.
  • Provide first level application support, and coordination of second level support of third party solutions such as Tyler Technologies for Document Pro a Land Records Management System, development utilities, and and other future initiatives the membership may wish to procure.
  • Provide hosting and technical support of IBM Power Systems running “I” platform.
  • Have members control the strategic direction of developed applications and hosting services.

Member counties utilize the Property Tax and CAMA application, and optional services of Payroll/HR, Hosting, and/or Document Pro based on individual member needs. Associate members, consisting of Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, and Polk counties, receive services on the Land Records Management System (Document Pro).

Minnesota Counties Information Systems

413 SE 7th Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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