A 25-year Commitment to Clean Water in Minnesota
On November 4th 2008, Minnesota voters approved the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to the state constitution. This amendment passed with 56% of the vote.
The Amendment increases the sales and use tax rate by three-eighths of one percent, starting July 1, 2009 and continuing through 2034. Amendment dollars are dedicated to four separate funds:
- Outdoor Heritage Fund
- Parks and Trails Fund
- Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund
- Clean Water Fund
Clean Water Fund Goal: To protect, enhance and restore Minnesota's lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Use of
2020-2021 Clean Water Funds
Total = $21.72 million