Information of Interest

2019 Significant Events

Here are some of the Significant Events of 2019.  You can visit the following site to view videos of County Officials reflecting on the 2019 events:  https://www.co.olmsted.mn.us/searchcenter/Pages/results.aspx?k=Reflections%20on%202019 Hands-Free cell phone Law became effective.  Other states reduced traffic deaths…

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Census and Complete Count

This is a census year.  It is very important that everybody is counted.  For Federal dollars alone each person represents about $2,500 per year in Federal funds.  That could be a gain for Minnesota of $2,500 per person…


Happy Holidays and Thank You

Have a happy, pleasant, and peaceful Holiday.  I look forward to 2020.  Thank your for your support in 2019. I will continue to keep you informed on county events and Board actions in 2020.  In 2019 I provided…



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…









Give Your Opinion: Graham Park

The city of Rochester is seeking community feedback on the proposed route from the Seneca/Graham Park site to downtown.  It is also seeking your opinion on the type of vehicles that should be used; bus or…