Transportation Sales Tax on Purchases in Winona County
WHEREAS, Winona County recognizes that current state and other available funding is inadequate to maintain and improve the county's road and bridge infrastructure; and
WHEREAS, the Winona County Board held a public hearing on August 23, 2016
regarding implementation of the local Transportation Sales Tax.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Winona County Board of
Commissioners hereby imposes a 0.5 percent Transportation Sales Tax as provided under Minnesota Statutes section 297A.993, commencing January 1, 2017; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the proceeds of the tax are dedicated exclusively to payment of the capital costs of any and all transportation projects within Exhibit A; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Winona County Auditor-Treasurer is hereby directed to notify, on or before September 20, 2016, the State of Minnesota Department of Revenue of the imposition of this tax.
Adopted at Winona, Minnesota this 13th day of September, 2016.