2019 Olmsted County Residential Survey

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County surveys were performed in 2008, -13, -16, and -19. 2019’s results report is 247 pages long and available on the county web site. Quality of Life and Community What one thing do you like most about living in Olmsted County? 37% Quality of life in general top answer 16% Location second answer : [six other answers] scored 3-10% 02% Schools, Employment, Other three-way tie 01% Bike paths first time on survey 00% Low taxes bottom answer; consistent across all four surveys Just about – or exactly – nobody is here for the low taxes. Just about nobody is here for the bike paths. (The bike path option was provided on the survey. In years past, answers only came from those surveyed.) Only 2% are here for our …

No More Sales Tax

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This is a copy of a letter to be sent to Olmsted County commissioners… On March 7, 2017 the Olmsted County Republican Executive Committee took a position opposing the levying of any additional sales tax for transportation. The present sales tax in Olmsted County is one of the highest in the state. Before any additional tax dollars go into transportation there should be a much needed scrutiny of how those dollars are spent now, including but not limited to the money being paid to consultants (that is close to the amount the county is short on funding). Aaron Miller, Chair, Olmsted County Republicans

Convention results

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Our annual BPOU meeting was yesterday. Our Olmsted out-of-county representation is published on the Party | State House Districts page. Our passed resolutions are now included on the 2014 convention page.