Store Profits Benefit City

Farmington Liquors profits are used to benefit the city of Farmington. Farmington Liquors cover the operating and maintenance costs of two stores. Liquor store profits have also been used to benefit different city operations including park and recreation facilities and events, community events, and the Farmington Veterans Memorial since 2005.

MeadowviewParkTrailSignIn 2017, Farmington Liquors helped to fund a variety of projects and events including:

$90,000 for park trail maintenance projects and $10,000 for park trail signs and park benches;

$45,000 for a city plow/maintenance truck; and Farmington Liquors sponsored Ramble Jam, the Country Music fest at Dakota County Fairgrounds, and two Music in the Park events at Rambling River Park. 

The table below illustrates the funds transferred to different budgets over the years.

Click on the the titles below to learn more about how profits improve the city.

City facilities

  • Fire Department
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parks and Trails
  • Rambling River Center
  • Schmitz-Maki Arena
  • Veterans Memorial

Non-profits

  • 360 Communities - Farmington Food Shelf
  • Last Hope - Animal Supply Drive
  • Salvation Army - Coat Drive
  • Yellow Ribbon Network
  • Community events

Municipal Liquor Store Operations Report

State of Minnesota Office of the State Auditor analysis of Municipal Liquor Store Operations Report below provides comparative data on municipal liquor operations owned and operated by Minnesota cities.