CHICAGO — Minnesota’s Counties Transit Improvement Board last week advanced plans for a $110 million bond sale by Hennepin County that would mark the first borrowing repaid by a special quarter-cent sales tax imposed in 2008 on the five-county Twin Cities region to support transit.

Hennepin County would sell the tax-exempt general obligation bonds as soon as next month, according to Kathy Kardell, the former Minnesota debt manager who recently joined Hennepin County and is serving as liaison to the transit board.

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