Summer 2016 - This program is temporarily suspended.
Agricultural Best Management Practices (AgBMP) Loan is a water quality program that provides low interest loans to land owners. The program purpose is to improve water quality as identified by Cities or the County in local water plans. It is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by other programs or funding sources.
The AgBMP Loan Program is funded by the Minnesota State Legislature, the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is administered through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
The AgBMP Loan Program provides financing at below-market interest rates. These low interest loans save you money making it more economical to implement practices that improve and protect water quality.
Who May Apply:
Landowner (Borrower) completes loan application
County evaluates application and decides if eligible for funds
Borrower completes the project with licensed/certified installer or contractor
Borrower provides bills and receipts to the County
Borrower and County close the loan
Special assessment certified to property tax
Terms of Loan:
Loan amounts are limited to $100,000 to any one individual or project
Maximum loan length is 10 years
Interest rate 3% plus normal and customary fees
Borrower repays the County via special assessment to property tax
Mound Septic Systems
To meet set back requirements
Repair broken casings
Abandon/sealing open wells
Must solve an existing or potential groundwater pollution problem
Projects already completed
Activities for operations that have had court filings brought against them
Community Development Coordinator
Fax: 763-323-5682 Email