Updates: Community Health, Bierman House, Property Taxes

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)   Olmsted County has mailed to 2,000 randomly selected households a questionnaire to determine the health needs of Olmsted County.  If you received one, please complete the survey and return it.  You will…




Liveable Community, MERC, and Minnesota Real ID

Creating a “Liveable Community” A “Liveable” Community is safe and secure, has affordable and appropriate housing, diverse transportation options, and supportive community features and services.  In the City for Good, AARP Minnesota, and Family Service Rochester…



Lake Zumbro Dredging

i supported an additional $125,000 for dredging of Lake Zumbro with the caveat that Wabasha County and Rochester Public Utilities will also increase their contributions in a proportionate amount and the property owners around the…


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…




DMC Must Not Ignore Neighborhoods and the Region

On Tuesday, August 7, county commissioners met with representatives from SRF consulting Group Inc. (SRF is doing the 20-year DMC transportation plan).  The commissioners expressed their concern that the transportation plan’s focus is only on the…