Articles by greggwright




Walking District 3!

Hello District 3, As part of my efforts to stay in touch with District 3, I have started to walk through my district and talk to people about County issues.  I leave information on how…




T-21 Public Hearing and Vote

Olmsted County voted to establish a county ordinance that will prohibit sale of tobacco and nicotine products to anyone under the age of 21.  The County Board passed the ordinance with four commissioners in support and…


Where Will the Roads Be Built in the Future?

Transportation planning outside the city of Rochester is the responsibility of ROCOG– Rochester Olmsted Council of Governments.  This government decision making body is made up of citizen representatives as well as elected officials from the City, County…






Updates: Engineering Awards and Snow Removal

Two Olmsted County projects received engineering awards this year: The Zumbro River Restoration in Oronoco received the Grand Award. The Reconstruction of Olmsted County CSAH (County State Aid Highway) 22 and CSAH 33 received an…


Seneca Property Purchase

At the February 19thCounty Board Meeting, Olmsted County voted to purchase the parcel of land at 12thStreet and 3rdAvenue SE for $5,600,000.  This is the site where the current Seneca food processing plant is now located.  (This…