Notice of Transportation Sales and Use Tax

Notice of Transportation Sales and Use Tax | Todd County, MN

On September 9th, 2014 the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved, by County Board Resolution, the establishment of a Todd County Transportation Sales and Use Tax per Minnesota Statute 297A.993. This is a 1/2% sales tax that is solely dedicated for the construction and maintenance of Todd County highways and will become effective on January 1st, 2015. Residents and businesses in Todd County may owe a local use tax on purchases of goods and services made outside of Todd County. Taxpayers may get further information and forms necessary for calculating and paying the tax on the following Minnesota Department of Revenue Website:

http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/Pages/default.aspx

If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact the Todd County Public Works Department at the address and phone number listed below. 

TODD COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
44 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
LONG PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA 56347
PHONE (320) 732-2722
FAX (320) 732-4525




SWCD Board Meeting- Change of Meeting Location

Todd SWCD will be holding its Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday August 13, 2020 beginning at 8:30am outdoors at the residence of:

Supervisor Chair, Leland Buchholz,
17135 281st Ave
Grey Eagle, MN 56336

This meeting is a
public meeting. 

Agenda will be posted to the Todd County website




State Primary Election Results

The August 11, 2020 State Primary Election Results are accessible at the following link: https://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20200811 Due to recent Minnesota Court Orders, the results will not be finalized until Thursday, August 13th, 2020 to allow for the additional receipt of absentee ballots via mail delivery. Please direct any questions to the County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office at 320-732-4469




August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!  Parents remember that well-child visits are essential.  Vaccination helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases. Growing Up with Vaccines: What Should Parents Know?

Vaccines are safe and effective at preventing serious diseases.




World Breastfeeding Week August 1 – August 7

Mothers can still breastfeed and keep their baby safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC is providing safety guidelines and recommendations as information about breastfeeding and COVID-19 continue to evolve.

Breastfeeding can help protect you and your baby against some short- and long-term illnesses and diseases!

Breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for most babies, providing a variety of vitamins and minerals that help babies grow big and strong! Empower mothers to learn about the benefits of breast milk.

Mothers who breastfeed their babies have a lower risk of: Breast and ovarian cancers, Diabetes (type 2), High Blood Pressure




Small Business Relief Grant Program

PRESS RELEASE:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:    August 4, 2020
RE:          Small Business Relief Grant Program

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, the Todd County Board of Commissioners
approved a Small Business Relief Grant Program funded through the CARES CRF
(Coronavirus Relief Fund). 

The grant program is for small businesses directly affected by the MN Governor’s Emergency Executive Orders 20-04 and 20-08 and required to temporarily close.  The program is designed to reimburse the costs of business interruption caused by the required closures.  An application form has been developed and posted on the Todd County website under the Business Resources page, located at https://www.co.todd.mn.us/business-resources.   The application explains the required documentation and where to send the application.  The grants awarded will be up to $5,000 for eligible businesses who meet the criteria of the application and provide supporting documentation. 

The application period is from August 10, 2020 through August 28, 2020.  Applications will be reviewed, with grant awards approved on September 15th.  Applicants will be notified of their status after September 15th.    For questions regarding the grant program or grant application, please contact Rick Utech, Todd County Economic Development Corporation, at 320-732-2128 or by email at rick.utech@co.todd.mn.us




Board of Commissioners August 4, 2020 COVID‐19 Update

As of August 3rd, 2020 Todd County had 420 lab confirmed COVID‐19 cases and 2 COVID‐related deaths. Many people with COVID‐19 are not tested, so the laboratory confirmed cases represent only a portion of the total number of people in Todd County who have had COVID‐19.

Cases no longer needing isolation‐ 405 (96%)
(Calculated as 14 days from their test date, July 20th or earlier)

Gender‐ Male‐ 56% (233); Female‐ 43% (181); Unknown‐ 1% (6)

Age range‐ 0.1 years‐85.3 years, Case average age= 36.5

Todd County COVID-19 Cases