Effective January 1, 2017, Mille Lacs County will have a 0.5% transit sales and use tax. Revenues will fund the projects identified in the Mille Lacs County Public Works Department Local Option Sales Tax Project List in Resolution 126.96.36.199.
Local Options Sales Tax (LOST) will be used to improve gravel roads by grading and paving. The finished paved surface will be 28 feet wide. Improvements will also include gravel shoulders and culvert replacement.
This 0.5% transit sales tax applies to retail sales made within Mille Lacs County.
For more information on the transit sales tax, please review the Minnesota Department of Revenue's page.
Mille Lacs County has used LOST funds to improve:
Improvements to County Roads 103 and 107 were completed during the 2017 to 2018 construction season.
These projects are funded by Local Option Sales Tax revenue. There will be no costs to the property owners. Please contact Bruce Cochran, Mille Lacs County Engineer, by calling 320-983-8201 if you have any concerns or questions.