The Odessa Record -

By Rob Coffman
Lincoln County Commissioner 

How Lincoln County roads are funded

 

Last updated 9/8/2022 at 8:31am



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 landslide repair.

The bulk of the revenue, 62%, come...



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