Agendas are posted on the County web site the Friday before the next Tuesday Board meeting. To place an item on a County Board Agenda, call the Clerk To The County Board at 763-682-7698. Requests are due by noon the Wednesday before the Tuesday Board meeting. (This schedule may change during or adjacent to Holidays).
If possible, please contact your County Commissioner or a Department Head to resolve issues before requesting a place on the County Board Agenda.
There are five Wright County Commissioners who each represent populations between 22,742 and 27,072. Terms alternate between two and four years.
Commissioners Christine Husom and Darek Vetsch, second row, fourth and fifth from the left, respectively. Commissioner Michael Potter and Auditor-Treasurer Bob Hiivala are directly behind Vice President Pence, centered toward the back.
Local Option Sales Tax for Transportation
On June 13, 2017 the Wright County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution 17-30 implementing a special ½ percent County-wide sales tax to fund transportation.
Revenue generated from the sales tax is dedicated to fund transportation related projects identified in the Sales Tax Implementation Plan. Resolution 17-30limits the collection of the sales tax to the period of October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2022 or until revenues are raised.
A Public Hearing was held at the 5-04-17 County Board Meeting. Information presented at the Public Hearing may be viewed below: