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October 12, 2016
Lelyn Minkel letter: A deal too good to be true?
I read about the county giving a tax abatement. A $983,000 gift for a $7.8 million Little Crow Country Club hotel and convention center project. Equal to 12.6 percent of the total. I was wondering if I built an approximately $400,000 rental complex or a new home, if I could also...
October 12, 2016 - 1:29am
October 4, 2016
County OKs tax abatement for New London hotel project
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County agreed Tuesday to a 10-year property tax abatement for a proposed hotel and event center project in New London—but...
October 4, 2016 - 8:40pm
January 19, 2016
Technology campus requests tax abatement from county
WILLMAR — A public hearing will be held next month on a request by the MinnWest Technology Campus for Kandiyohi County to abate a portion of...
January 19, 2016 - 11:14pm
January 11, 2016
MinnWest gets another tax abatement
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has approved a 10-year tax abatement for the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The Technology Campus had asked for a tax abatement of $19,661 a year for 10 years. That’s what the board approved but not before discussing several alternatives....
January 11, 2016 - 11:17pm
January 8, 2016
Willmar School Board meets Monday, will consider tax abatement
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the first-floor boardroom in the Willmar Arts and Education Center. The board will begin with a reorganizational meeting to elect officers for 2016 and to take care of annual business matters. At 4:45 p.m., the...
January 8, 2016 - 11:18pm
December 21, 2015
New city administrator attends his first Willmar Council meeting
WILLMAR — Larry Kruse attended his first Willmar City Council meeting Monday night as the new city administrator. The council selected Kruse Nov. 13 following a search and interview process. Mayor Marv Calvin said the council was fortunate to have Kruse with them, and Calvin said...
December 21, 2015 - 11:38pm
December 10, 2015
EDC board debates staff advocation of tax subsidies
WILLMAR — When Steve Renquist spoke about the merits of a tax abatement for the Minnwest Technology Campus during a Willmar City Council public hearing Monday night, it was understood he was representing the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, where...
December 10, 2015 - 11:21pm
City of Willmar to define tax abatement goals
WILLMAR — Willmar City Attorney Robert Scott will draft a business subsidy agreement between the city and MinnWest Technology Campus that will spell out the capital investment and employment goals as required for the property tax abatement requested by MinnWest and approved Monday...
December 10, 2015 - 11:20pm
November 18, 2015
Willmar City Council sets public hearing on MinnWest tax abatement
WILLMAR — MinnWest Technology Campus of Willmar is seeking a 10-year property tax abatement for eight parcels that are coming out of an expiring program that provided local and state tax exemptions to qualified companies that start up or expand outside the Twin Cities. The eight...
November 18, 2015 - 11:39pm
March 17, 2015
County agrees to reconsider Habitat for Humanity tax abatement
WILLMAR –– An explanation of the circumstances, a legal opinion and a change of heart by the Kandiyohi County Commissioners will likely mean...
March 17, 2015 - 11:29pm
March 15, 2015
Kandiyohi County Board to discuss Habitat tax abatement at Tuesday meeting
WILLMAR — A tax abatement appeal made by the Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota will be discussed Tuesday morning during the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, which begins at 10 a.m. at the Health and Human Services Building. The nonprofit agency failed...
March 15, 2015 - 10:45pm
March 14, 2015
Letter: Abate tax for Habitat
My letter is written to request reconsideration of the tax abatement issue currently faced by Habitat for Humanity. While the initial article presented in January 2015 cited Habitat for Humanity with “a series of missteps and miscommunications”, it seems that now with all the...
March 14, 2015 - 1:00am
March 3, 2015
Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota asks Kandiyohi County board to reconsider tax abatement
WILLMAR — A decision made in January not to forgive $37,300 in delinquent property taxes for a nonprofit organization may come up for a new...
March 3, 2015 - 10:39pm
January 20, 2015
Kandiyohi County denies Habitat for Humanity tax abatement
WILLMAR — Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota will have to pay $37,305 in overdue property taxes on their office and ReStore...
January 20, 2015 - 11:37pm
December 17, 2014
Willmar City Council OKs tax abatement for Litchfield shop
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council voted 7-1 this week to approve an eight-year property tax abatement of not more than $23,000 that was requested by an area businessman on behalf of a Litchfield hose assembly firm proposing to expand in Willmar. Voting to approve the abatement...
December 17, 2014 - 10:37pm