WILLMAR—Moving forward with two of the largest Invest in the Willmar Local Option Sales Tax projects, the city of Willmar held its groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, June 30, at the Willmar Civic Center.
“When you have events like this, you really need to sit back and reflect on the people that made it happen,” Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin said.
The recreation fields project is budgeted for $6 million with the recreation and event center budgeted for $10 million.
“For over two years, our
Today, Aaron Backman, Executive Director of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, announced the release of the Willmar Opportunity Zone Prospectus. The prospectus highlights the designated census tract in Willmar to potential opportunity zone investors and developers.
Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracks designated by governors and certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury offering investors a tax-free investment vehicle that creates additional
WILLMAR—The voters of Willmar will now have the opportunity to approve or reject a local option sales tax which could raise $30 million for a host of projects across the city.
At Monday’s meeting, the Willmar City Council approved a resolution to place the question on the Nov. 6 ballot.
“We are a regional center and this really speaks to what we want for our future,” Councilor Audrey Nelsen said.
The council vote was 7 to 0, with Councilor Ron Christianson abstaining. He said