Taxes


Property Tax Refunds: Good News

I supported an effort by PRL (Property Real Estate and Licensing) to promote Minnesota’s property tax refund system. I believe that this is an important method to insure that low-income homeowners can receive assistance to…


Affordable Housing

The Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority has been providing affordable housing for many people and continues to work with other agencies to bring more affordable housing to the county.  In 2018 the following occurred: Community…




Property Tax Statements & Property Tax Refunds

Check your Tax Statement and Property Valuation Notice The 2018 Property Tax Statements and Property Valuation Notices will be mailed on or before March 28.  Please review your valuation notice; if you believe the classification…



2018 State Legislative Priorities

2018 State Legislative Priorities 1.   Regional Behavioral Health Crisis Program and Permanent Supportive Housing: Support legislation that strengthens statewide mental health initiatives and address gaps in the current behavior health systems as well as enhances permanent…



Our Aging Population

At an open meeting on November 7, the County Board discussed the current and future needs of the County’s aging population. (Read the Post Bulletin article, “Are we ready for growing senior needs?” http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/county-keep-sights-on-growing-senior-needs/article_d99886d5-b68c-51f8-a833-89f996b459e1.html I…


Affordable Housing in Olmsted County

At an open meeting on October 31 the County HRA Board discussed affordable housing and what the county can do to provide housing.  You can read the Post Bulletin’s article on the Board’s discussion.  http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/what-s-the-right-path-for-hra/article_d1b5adb2-382d-563a-8a1d-3facdb1310f9.html…


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…