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Government Services

At the Department of Administration, we provide a variety of administrative services for state agencies. A number of services are also available for counties, cities and other local units of government.

Building and Grounds

Building management and maintenance, parking services, event booking for the State Capitol, and maps of the Capitol Complex area. 

Construction Projects

Construction manuals, guidelines and forms, master contracts, the State Designer Selection Board and more.

Continuous Improvement

The state's Lean Program and other continuous improvement opportunities for government employees.

Data and Info

Information about data practices and open meetings, data from the State Demographic Center, and publications from the state bookstore.


Policies, best practices and resources for state grant-making and grants management. 

Mail Services

Interoffice mail processing for Minnesota state agencies.

Public Events

Apply for event permits, see available venues, and find more information about events and rallies happening at the State Capitol Complex.

Purchasing and Contracts

Facilitating the strategic acquisition of goods and services for the State of Minnesota and other governmental entities. 

Real Estate

Space management, leasing and sales and acquisitions of state real property.

Risk Management

Operating state government's insurance program and managing workers' compensation and safety programs. 

Small Agency Support

Expert human resources and financial management services for the state's small agencies, boards and councils.

State Archaeology

The Office of the State Archaeologist, where you'll find resources related to Minnesota Archaeology, protection of burial sites and public site management. 

Surplus Property

Acquiring and distributing surplus government property, for reuse by state agencies or for sale via live and online auctions. 


Vehicle leasing and fleet management services for state government offices.