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2020 Levy

What is the “Levy?” The Property Tax Levy is the portion of the budget that is paid for by property taxes.  Property Taxes are the biggest source of funding the budget but there are also other sources.  Other sources…



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…





Top Five Community Health Priorities

A major role of county government is addressing and improving the health of county citizens.  Improving health lowers the cost of medical care, avoids long-term medical care, increases longevity, and contributes to the general well-being…



Elder Economic Security

June 2017 The Elder Index benchmarks basic costs of living for elder households and illustrates how costs of living vary geographically are based on the characteristics of elder households, including household size, home ownership or…


Child Care Assistance Program Savings

Olmsted County has used innovation to implement changes to the Child Care Assistance Program that has resulted in an administrative savings of approximately $300,000.   There is along waiting list for child care assistance, this…