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Commissioners will consider wheelage tax, sales tax to pay for local roads

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MORRIS – The Stevens County Board of Commissioners has the option to implement a wheelage tax or local sales tax to help fund local road projects, but must decide about one option before August 1.


On Tuesday, County Engineer Brian Giese presented the two funding options to the board and was directed to prepare a plan for how the county could use the additional revenue for consideration in July.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.