Taxes


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…


Updates: Federal Shutdown and State Funding

Federal Government Shutdown In January the Federal Government shutdown threatened the county’s housing stability.  It was possible that federal payments for rent subsidies would stop.  Many families depend upon the subsidies for housing. If the payments would…


Truth in Taxation Meeting at 7PM on December 6th

The Truth in Taxation meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Government Center at 7:00 PM on December 6, 2018. At this meeting the County Board will discuss the proposed property tax…


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…




Updates and Positions: June 6th

Budget Review The Board continues to study the county budget and is meeting with department heads to review efficiencies and personnel issues.   Sheriff’s Office Body Cameras The Olmsted County Sheriff Deputies are now required…