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MnDOT Commissioner visits Otter Tail County, talks funding

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Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle believes most people understand that highway maintenance comes with a high price tag, and would be willing to pay a little more in gasoline taxes to pay for that maintenance.

“A 10 cent increase in the gasoline tax would equal about $67 per driver per year. That’s only $5.58 per month,” said Zelle, who visited Fergus Falls on Monday to speak at West Central Initiative.

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