Faribault County Commissioners Set Budget and Levy for 2021

On Tuesday, the Faribault County Commissioners certified the County’s budget and levy for next year.


The total net levy for 2021 was set at just over $11.9 million, an increase of just over $290,000 or 2.5%.  The County’s total budget for next year is just over $29 million.


ON a 3-2 vote, the Commissioners approved a 20 year tax abatement for the APX Housing Project in Blue Earth.


The Board also agreed to purchase a F-150 pickup from Fairmont Ford to replace a vehicle damaged in an accident on December 7th and agreed to purchase an additional 3 – 2020, Ford pickups out for the Sheriff’s Department’s budget for next year.


Board members also set their annual salaries for next year and agreed to sell 2 tax forfeited properties to the City of Bricelyn for $1 each.