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  • How county roads are funded

    Rob Coffman Lincoln County Commissioner|Sep 7, 2022

    Where does all the money for our county roads come from? You may be surprised to know that, in Lincoln County, only about 15% is generated from property tax revenue that is received from parcels of land in the unincorporated areas of the county. Parcels of land in our towns do not pay property taxes for county roads. About 21% comes from the federal government. Most of this money is for competitive projects that the county has applied for, as well as safety money for guardrails and emergency money for such things as the Porcupine Bay Road...