Excelsior sales tax approved by Minnesota Legislature

The Excelsior City Council has approved the first reading of an ordinance imposing a half-cent sales tax to help fund the improvements to the Commons Park. Dozens of events are hosted in the park every year, including concerts, the annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance car, motorcycle and boat show and Art on the Lake. (SUN SAILOR File PHOTO)

The Excelsior City Council on June 3 approved a resolution approving the city’s authority and conducted the first reading of an ordinance imposing a half-cent sales tax to help finance improvements to the Commons Park.

The second reading of the ordinance will be at the Monday, June 17, council meeting, according to City Attorney Kevin Staunton.

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