Official Metrics

Key BEAM Metrics

The following is a sample of key community metrics. Please select category and click on data images to explore details.

2016 Rochester/Olmsted Compass Points
Economy
Demographics
Education
Housing
Community Health
Workforce Development

2016 Rochester Olmsted Compass Points

Populaton Growth

Populaton Growth

Increasing Diversity

Increasing Diversity

Aging Population

Aging Population

Housing Shortage

Housing Shortage

Labor Shortage

Labor Shortage

Transportation Cost

Transportation Cost

2016 Rochester/Olmsted Compass Points

Economic data courtesy of Minnesota Compass    For more Beam economy metrics, please visit =>  Economic/DMC metrics dasboard

GDP Comparisons

GDP Comparisons

Real per capital GDP

Real per capital GDP

% Change in Jobs

% Change in Jobs

Jobs changes vs previous year

Jobs changes vs previous year

Median Household Income

Median Household Income

% Individuals below poverty line

% Individuals below poverty line

  Economic data courtesy of Minnesota Compass    For more Beam economy metrics, please visit =>  Economic/DMC metrics dasboard

Demographics Graphics courtesy of MN Compass

Statewide Population Change Forecast

Statewide Population Change Forecast

Population Change Forecast

Population Change Forecast

MN Population Change by Decade (Southern)

MN Population Change by Decade (Southern)

SE % of Persons of Color

SE % of Persons of Color

SE Persons of Color (number)

SE Persons of Color (number)

Population Change by Race

Population Change by Race

Population by Racial/Ethnic Group

Population by Racial/Ethnic Group

Demographics Graphics courtesy of MN Compass

Education Data/Graphics courtesy of MN Compass   For more Beam education metrics, please visit => Education Focus dashboard

3rd Grade Reading

3rd Grade Reading

3rd Grade Reading By Region (2015)

3rd Grade Reading By Region (2015)

3rd Grade Reading By Region Trend

3rd Grade Reading By Region Trend

8th Grade Achieving Math Std

8th Grade Achieving Math Std

8th Grade Math Trend

8th Grade Math Trend

High School Graduation

High School Graduation

 

Education Data/Graphics courtesy of MN Compass   For more Beam education metrics, please visit => Education Focus dashboard


Housing Data courtesy of MN Compass   For more Beam housing metrics, please visit =>  Housing Beam Focus

Cost Burden Profile

Cost Burden Profile

Renter

Renter

Owner

Owner

Housing Data courtesy of MN Compass    For more Beam housing metrics, please visit =>  Housing Beam Focus

Community Health Data From CHNA    For more Beam health metrics, please visit => Health Focus   

Mortality/Morbidity

Mortality/Morbidity

Health Behaviors

Health Behaviors

Clinical Care

Clinical Care

Social and Economic

Social and Economic

Physical Environment

Physical Environment

Community Health Data From CHNA   For more Beam health metrics, please visit => Health Focus

Workforce Data From MN Compass    For more Beam workforce metrics, please visit =>  Work Force Development Focus

Proporation of Adults (16-64) Working

Proporation of Adults (16-64) Working

College Graduation Rate

College Graduation Rate

% with College Degree

% with College Degree

SE MN Job Vacancies

SE MN Job Vacancies

Workforce Data From MN Compass   For more Beam workforce metrics, please visit =>  Work Force Development Focus

The following is a sample of anchor initiatives in Rochester/Olmsted County:
DMC Plan/Status

Available Description

Intended to bring to Rochester, Olmsted County and Minnesota private investment in excess of $5.6 billion: • Seeks to create at least 35,000 new jobs in Minnesota and bring tax revenue in excess of $7 billion to the State • Intended to give prospective employees,patients and visitors substantial reason to consider Rochester their ‘destination’.

Strategies (How)

1. Create a comprehensive strategic plan with a compelling vision that harnesses the energy and creativity of the entire community.

2: Leverage the public investment to attract more than $5 billion in private investment to Rochester and the region.

3. Create approximately 35,000 – 45,000 new jobs, with workforce development strategies that support that growth.

4. Generate approximately $7.5 - $8.0 billion in new net tax revenue over 35 year. 

5. Achieve the highest quality patient, companion, visitor, employee, and resident experience, now and in the future.

2016 Work Plan

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Drive subplans

DMC Heart of the City ; Discovery Square Feasibility Study  Transportation: DMC Transportation Framework

Results (Work Products)

The following is based on this document => Metrics Section of the DMC Plan 

Results

  • Intended to bring to Rochester, Olmsted County and Minnesota private investment in excess of $5.6 billion:
  • Seeks to create at least 35,000 new jobs in Minnesota and bring tax revenue in excess of $7 billion to the State
  • Intended to give prospective employees,patients and visitors substantial reason to consider Rochester their ‘destination’.

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators: 

Economic-Fiscal Projections/Analysis 

  1. Increases in Jobs
  2. Increases in Visitation
  3. Increase in Income, Property, Sales, Hotel-Motel and Other Taxes  
  4. Estimated Indirect Benefits (e.g. jobs, tax base, etc

Other Economic Indicators:

  1. Increases in Median Income (Above Inflationary Rates)
  2. Increases in Work Force Population Living in City/County
  3. Increases of the Gross Regional Product (GRP) 
  4. Increases in Targeted Business/Industry Sector

Real Estate Indicators:

  1. Number of Building Permits
  2. Property Tax Collection
  3. Hotel Occupancy/ADR
  4. Commercial Rental/Sales Data (e.g. Occupancies, Rental Rates, etc.)
  5. Retail Rental/Sales Data (e.g. Occupancies, Rental Rates, etc.)
  6. Residential Home Sales Data §Residential Rental Data (e.g. Occupancies, Rental Rates, etc.

Other Indicators:

  1. Number/Attendance at Conventions, Exhibitions and Other Events at Mayo Civic Center
  2. Visitation to Downtown
  3. Transit Ridership


Note: above Information based on DMC Plan Draft Section 2.4 Metrics, Measurements and On-going reporting

Status/News

November 04, 2017 TBD: DMCC approves $22M in capitral improvement projects for 2018

While the DMC EDA budget will rise from $3.5 million this year to more than $3.7 million next year, the city will contribute $122,000 less and Mayo Clinic's contribution will increase by $337,000.

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July 19, 2017 DMCC: DMC $200M Goal Reached and state money to start flowing

Having reached the local investmen of $200M, the city will receive $2.75 for each $100 spent beyond the $200 million.

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February 02, 2017 PB: Rochester DMC District Design Guidelines

The DMC Design Guidelines incorporated decades' worth of planning documents created by the city of Rochester and aligned those priorities and standards with the DMC Development Plan.

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December 25, 2016 DMC EDA: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan December 2016 Status

In addition to the December 2016 status report, DMC EDA shows a useful diagram that positions the relationships of various studies going on within Rochester.

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July 07, 2016 DMC EDA: Follow the DMC money

What qualifies for DMC financial support? 

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June 25, 2016 openBEAM.net: openBEAM notes on June 23, 2016 DMCC meetings: Project Pipleline and Funding Sources

Project Pipeline Projection

What DMC projects are in the pipeline in Phase 1 and what kind of public assistances if any, they are receiving.

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Journey to Growth

Available Description

A strategy to address the challenges and opportunities necessary to grow the Rochester region's economy. Create a regional brand and communications platform Create Leadership Teams to oversee development of the Rochester Area's target business sectors Formalize a best-practice startup acceleration program at the May Clinic Business Accelerator Develop a comprehensive graduate-retention program Identify, enhance and promote capital-formation resources Conduct a regional workforce gap Form a coalition to create a regional talent retention and attraction campaign Pursue regional transit service for high-volume weekday commuting periods etc ...

Strategies (How)

  • Leverage community partners to work on the three broad themes:
    1. Expand/diversity the regional economy
    2. Optimize the regional talent base
    3. Become a cohesive, connected region
  • Top-level Volunteer Governance
  • Coordinating entities
  • Form committees

Results (Work Products)

Results

  • An expanded and a diversified regional economy
  • A talented work force with skills that match the needs of the social, economic engine.
  • A cohesive and connected region

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators

  • Population growth
  • Per Capital Income trending
  • Poverty Rate
  • Unemployment Rate
  • High School Graduation Rate
  • Percentage of Healthcare Employment
  • % Self-employed
  • Pre-school Student Enrollment
  • % of Adults with a BA Degrees or Higher
  • % Population Ages 25 to 34
  • Net Migration
  • Patents Per Capital (per 100 employees)

Status/News

October 13, 2015 Bluff County Group: Journey to Growth October 2015 Meeting at Chatfield

More than 100 representatives from area cities and economic development organizations participated in the discussion about how J2G can accomplish its mission of diversifying the workforce and promoting towns surrounding Rochester as the Destination Medical Center (DMC) initiative, a medical tourism venture, attempts to draw people to visit, work and live in Rochester. J2G is a five-year regional economic growth strategy developed by Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce in which the cities of Chatfield and Spring Valley, among others, are partners.

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DMC Transportation

Plan Description

While there are several different plans being proposed, there is a need to interconnect all those piece parts to integrate them into the transportation framework of the DMC transportation vision.

Strategies (How)

While there are several different plans being proposed, there is a need to interconnect all those piece parts to integrate them into the transportation framework of the DMC transportation vision:  primary function of this Transportation Plan is to provide investment guidance for DMC transit and transportation infrastructure funding.

This recognizes the need for enhanced workforce access and quality transportation options to grow a competitive, diverse, and sustainable economic center in Rochester. The transportation element of the DMC Development Plan serves as a guiding investment strategy based on sound market analysis and full integration with the 20-year DMC development program. It guides investment of DMC dollars directed to transit and transportation projects, including $116 million in State Transit Aid (approximately $47 million of which will come from Olmsted County), and public infrastructure funding to support other transportation related improvements such as streets and parking structure.

The strategy has been established to leverage DMC funding with City/County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) funding, projects identified in the sales tax extension (approved in 2013), current and future State (MDOT)

Results (Work Products)

  1. Efficient, convenient and accessible transportation systems that provides favorable cost structure commuters, employers and the public sector
  2. More marketable downtown properties
  3. More efficient and effective use of existing and future parking supplies
  4. Better efficiencies in the use of land and reduced parking development costs (for both private and public sectors)
  5. Greater transit ridership
  6. Reduced traffic congestion
  7. A strong partnership between the public sector, Mayo Clinic and the downtown business community
  8. Measurable success based on consensus targets for access and growth

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

  1. Organization that effectively supports and advocates the long-term economic vitality and livability of the downtown
  2. Downtown parking to support economic development goals
  3. Increased percentage of downtown employees commuting by transit from 10% (2008) to 23-30% by 2035
  4. Increased number and percentage of commuter bike trips to downtown Rochester from an existing bike/walk mode split of 7% (2008) to 13% by 2035
  5. Increased percentage of downtown employees commuting by carpool/vanpools to downtown Rochester from 12% (2008) to 14% (2035)
  6. Increased employee awareness of the Rochester Access Management Authority and alternative mode transportation options
  7. System-wide partnerships to support parking and TDM efforts/mission

Status/News

June 24, 2016 openBEAM.net: SRF Status Reports on DMC Transportation and questions about MWO supply chain

A number of DMC Transportation RFP questions were brought up by Susan Park Rani, DMC board member.

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May 29, 2016 openBEAM.net: DMCC Board raised concern about lack of transporation planning progress

Frustration was raised about the lack of transportation stake-in-the-ground at the May 26, 2016 DMC Board meeting. In project management 101 parlance, there is a lack of a work-break-down-structure of the overall DMC development plan.

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August 27, 2015 DMC EDA: Transportation: DMC Transportation Framework

DMCC has approved a funding $500,000 per year to contract a transit planner to spearhead transit studies

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RPS Community Engagement

Develop Description

Need to close the disciplinary gap. Black and Hispanic students are referred to the office at a significantly higher rate when compared to white students and Asian students. Black and Hispanic students receive In-School-Suspensions at a significantly higher rate when compared to white students and Asian students. Black and Hispanic students receive Out-Of-School-Suspensions at a significantly higher rate when compared to white students and Asian students.

Strategies (How)

Per December 9, 2015 RPS District Discipline Data Presentation handed out in community meeting on 2016-01-07

Areas of focus:

  • RPS continued partnership with Great Lakes Equity Center
  • Distribution of Student Handbook
  • Training and discussion with students regarding Student Handbook
  • Community engagement sessions
    • Review student handbook
    • Generate ideas and suggestions and solicit input from our stakeholders
  • District-wide focus on identifying alternatives to suspensions
  • Continued enhancement and strengthening of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Developing individualized plans to ensure students are receiving the supports needed to promote their success
  • Relentless pursuit of eliminating the disportionalities
    • Ongoing staff development
      • Internal expertise
      • External expertise
  • Soliciting community supports
    • Wrap around services for our families
  • Identify areas of excellence within our district and find ways to replicate
    • Continued identification of and alignment of resources
  • Engage with Community Focus Team

Status/News

August 29, 2017 TBD: RPS Implementing PBIS

"The district is at various points of implementing PBIS at each school, but having more consistency will better allow the district to evaluate efforts, including its latest employee training in ENVoY, a nonverbal communication technique to influence students in the classroom."

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August 24, 2017 openBEAM.net: August 2017 Update of June 27 RPS Board Study of discipline data

August updating the 2017-06-27 RPS Board Study of discipline data with school breakdown. 

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August 21, 2017 RPS: US Department of Education, OCR Review of RPS Action Plan

June 19, 2017, Letter from US Department of Eduction, OCR Division to Superindtendent Muroz regarding its review of RPS's May 17, 2017 action plan submission.

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April 19, 2017 TBD: RPS School Board to enhance community improvement process

At 2017-04-19 RPS School Board Meeting the following decision was made to enhance the effectiveness of School Board's Community Engagement Committee and RPS's Community Focus Team: deploy a design team (steering committee) to co-facilitate going forward.

 

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May 12, 2016 openBEAM.net: RPS: Equity in Family Engagement Event Notes

Great RPS: Equity in Family Engagement Meeting. Following are some notes. 

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March 09, 2016 openBEAM.net: Consultant interim identification on barriers

Great Lakes Equity Center has identified 6 barriers for equity progress.

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January 28, 2016 openBEAM.net: Rochester Early Education Hub Business Plan Proposal to address Early Education

This pilot for Early Education being proposed by Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs (MCLA) |   www.mcla.state.mn.us is an example of wrapping social services around the public schools to enhance learning environment.

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January 09, 2016 TBD: Questions on RPS's 2014 - 2015 Discipline Disparity Data

After attending the January 7 2016 RPS community meeting, I took the time to review the slide deck handed out by RPS at the meeting and found myself asking a number of questions. 

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January 05, 2016 openBEAM.net: An openBEAM 5+1 proposal to address school disciplinary dispairty

 

The Rochester Public School District is taking the first steps to address a disproportionate disciplinary rate for black and Hispanic students. A community engagement session to get input and solicit involvement from community members will be held at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at Riverside Elementary School. I believe that conversation is necessary but not sufficient. We need to follow up with actions. Here is a 5+1 action plan.

 

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Cradle to Career

Plan Description

It takes a village to raise a child. To achieve different results, we must work together differently than we have in the past and align our collective efforts from cradle to career.

Strategies (How)

Concept Phase

1. Kickoff with community

2. Join and learn from StriveTogethere Partnership

Planning Team

Status/News

August 24, 2017 openBEAM.net: Cradle to Career Second Newsletter (July 2017)

Second newsletter:  "Organizations involved in planning have committed additional resources to bring StriveTogether back on August 31 to help us complete our recommendations for a shared backbone structure to sustain this work across the community over time."

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June 12, 2017 C2C: Cradle to Career Newsletter

Welcome to the first Cradle to Career Newsletter Keeping you informed of the progress and status of our work. First a brief recap. The Cradle to Career Rotary committee convened in July,

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K-12 Education

 

Available Description

Per RPS: "We are currently in the third stage of strategic planning. This stage develops a plan that addresses the action (the 'how') and measurements ('how well are we doing') to meet the strategic objectives. You are now invited to nominate yourself, or others, to be part of the third stage of strategic planning by serving on the Measurement Team or an Action Team."

Strategies (How)

Create a collaborative learning environment that uses best practices

Expand and enhance community partnerships

Inspire, challenge and empower current and future employees

Results (Work Products)

Results By 2017

  • All students will demonstrate and promote cultural understanding of self and others to become involved members of a global community.
  • All students will identify, develop and apply their personal talents to contribute positively to future generations.
  • All students will create and pursue their individual empower them to reach their full potential.

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators

  1. Staff, students, and parents understand our strategic objectives and framework for assessing student development.
  2. Community partners recognize and support the value of our strategic objectives and framework for student development.
  3. Rubrics relevant to all student levels have been developed.
  4. A learning and phased process is used to refine how we gather evidence and assess student growth on the strategic objectives.

Status/News

November 18, 2015 Post Bulletin: Rochester School board adjusts 3-year plan

2015-11-19 PB reports the following:

Three Year Operational Plan

... Rochester Public Schools likely will look at developing a 'care team' model next school year that would connect families with community resources.  The goal of the program would be to break down problems that affect a child's academic performance. "The model is based on recruiting the 'navigator-type' person, who's aware of all the services that might be needed by a family," said Amy Eich, director of community education.

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November 14, 2015 openBEAM.net: Another opportunity for community groups and members to help the youth of the community ... but how?

healthwellnessyouth A couple of days ago, Post Bulletin reports that: "Rochester Public Schools is making changes required by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights after a five-year compliance review revealed that black students were being disproportionately disciplined."  

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Affordable Housing

Available Description

The Maxfield study found that the vacancy rate for affordable senior rentals was 0.8 percent in December, compared to a 4.6 percent vacancy in senior market rate housing. To meet the anticipated demand, the report suggests that an average of 126 affordable senior housing units need to be built annually through 2020, compared to the average of 8 units a year that were added from 2006 to 2012. The demand for market rate senior housing is expected to go from adding 16 units a year to an average of 251 a year. Many such projects are already under construction or in the pipeline for coming years.

Strategies (How)

Strategies:

Greater Minnesota Housing Funds (GMHF) Facilitating "Housing Action Plan"

Coordinated with all local planning efforts

Establish housing production goals

Identify fincancing tools, policy tools, best practices

Consult with State, Federal & Local Government & Foundations

Plan for increased local development capacity

Innovative policies, strategies & Public/Private Partnershiops

Results (Work Products)

Results:

Affordable housing for all income levels:

 

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators:

Homeless rates reduction and demographics profile improvement

Reduced area Annual Rental Production Trend (2006-2012) and Annual Needs Projections (2014 - 2020) Gaps

Market Rate Rental

Affordable Workforce Rental

(General)

Market Rate SeniorAffordable Senior
Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand
117 167 20 246 16 251 8 126

 

1. Rental affordability improvements from current statistics of 58.2% of area renters cannot

afford the average market rent of $957 / Month. Majority of renters are rent burdened.

2. Improved affordable workforce rental general occupancy from 1.2% to xx% and affordable

senior rental housing from 0.8% to yy%.


Status/NewsRelated Status
September 21, 2017 openBEAM.net: City Council Discussing Affordable Housing

City Council's Committee at Large discussed Affordable Housing andCouncilman Michael Wojcik's counter proposal. 

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March 30, 2017 openBEAM.net: 2016-2020 Housing Framework

"The 2016-2020 Housing Framework presents the tools and information needed so that community leaders and stakeholders throughout Olmsted County can make informed choices about how to meet the housing needs of Olmsted County’s residents."

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March 23, 2016 TBD: City shells out $1.5M for affordable housing

The city of Rochester on Monday backed two affordable housing projects — more than 200 total units — by providing $1.5 million in tax increment financing assistance to the developer.

 

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December 11, 2015 TBD: Major housing project coming?

Javon Bea's Oronoco Investments LLC has proposed a mixed-use development called Hunter Valley Estates at 55th Street and 18th Avenue Northwest. The project was discussed Wednesday at the city's Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

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June 25, 2015 PB: 2016-2020 Housing Framework (HRA Reorg)

Olmsted County entered a new era Tuesday in its efforts to curb an affordable housing crisis in the community.

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September 10, 2017: Rochester-Southeast Minnesota Campus for Single Mothers and their Children

Remick Family donates land for future Jeremiah Program campus in Rochester

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September 10, 2017: Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan

P2S updates to be presented to CNG in September CNG meeting. 

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July 31, 2017: CNG housing message reframing workgroup

Per the June 22, 2017 CNG meeting, Dee Sabol and Sheila Kiscadan will be leading a workgroup to develop a housing advocay message in a format that follows The FrameWorks Institute guidance. Please contact them if you wish to participate in the workgroup.

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July 24, 2017: Wilder Research

In collaboration with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Minnesota Compass invites you to participate in a listening session in the southern region.

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April 28, 2017: Diversity Council extending Compass Points Data to direct Rapid Concensus conversations

On April 26, 2017 Diversity Council utilizing data from Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points data combining with other community data analyses successfully developed and convened a Rapid Consensus conversation program as part of the 2017 Mayo Community Luncheon celebrating and inspiring an inclusive community. 

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January 28, 2017: Community Networking Group (CNG) January 24, 2017 Meeting - Compass Points Deeper Dive

Diversity Council Dee Sabol used the following to trigger conversations on "what does Compass Points" point to next.

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January 21, 2017: Councilman Michael Wojcik's Open Letter Calling for Restraint on TIF for the project

Per his blog: the $12 million public subsidy for this project is impossible to defend.

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December 13, 2016: DMC Alatus Project Approved by DMCC Board

In today's 2016-12-15 DMCC board meeting, the Alatus building project was approved.

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November 17, 2016: Otto Bremer Trust Annual Report (2015)

Otto Bremer Trust with its unique charitable contribution business model will be an increasingly important philanthropic partner in SE MN. 

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Community Health Improvement

 

Available Description

The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Olmsted County serves as a first step towards true community-centered planning, integration, and implementation of strategies to improve our community’s health. CHIP partners and additional community organizations will work together to promote health equity throughout diverse populations and address social determinants of health to improve health outcomes in five priority areas: Obesity, Diabetes, Mental Health, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, and Financial Stress / Homelessness.

Strategies (How)

Work with partners: 

  • Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all
  • Promote quality of life, healthy development and healthy behaviors across all life stages

Obesity:

  1. Promote a culture of health eating
  2. Promote a culture of physical activity

Diabetes

  1. Promote and increase diabetes screening throughout the community
  2. Improve collaboration to expand health education and awareness

Mental Health

  1. Develop a framework to improve mental health for all populations
  2. Engage existing collaboratives to enhance and connect current and future strategies

Vaccine Preventable Disease

  1. Increase immunization rates
  2. Expand health education and awareness

Financial Stress/Homelessness

  1. Increase the availability of affordable housing
  2. Ensure people have access to safety net programs
  3. Increase the proportion of living wage jobs

Results (Work Products)

All community Members:

Have high-quality, longer lives--free of preventable disease, disability, injury and premature death.           

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Obesity:

  • By December 31, 2020, reduce the percentage of Olmsted County adults who are
    • Obese from 28.0% to 26.0%
    • Overweight from 64.0% to 60.0%
  • By December 31, 2020, reduce the percentage of Olmsted County adolescent who are
    • Obese from 7.4% to 7.0%

Diabetes

  • By 2020, percentage of adult DM from 7.6% to 7.0%
  • Diabetes screening and education in the community from TBD baseline to 2020 Target

 

Mental Health

By 2016, foundation established to develop a set of mental health strategies for Olmsted County

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

By December 31, 2020, reduce or maintain the number of reported vaccine preventable diseases

VPD

Baselin

(2011-2013 avg)

Target

(2018-2010 avg)

Measles 0 0
Meningococcal 1 0
Pertussis 99 89
Varicella 3 0

 

Financial Stress and Homelessness

By December 31, 2020, decrease the percentage of Olmsted County adults reporting living in financial stress from 26.0% to 20.0%

 

Status/News

December 12, 2016 openBEAM.net: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 4Q2016 Status

Last Thursday's Community Health meeting revealed the latest status of Community Health progress and strategy.

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June 18, 2016 openBEAM.net: Results from the June 9 Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) Prioritization Process and June 30 Public CHNA Community Prioritization Session

Thank you to those who participated in the June 9 prioritization process.  Attachment 1 are the results from this session.  The slide shows: a) the top 5 issues from the 12 organizations voting (left part of slide), b) the top issues voted by all the individuals attending the June 9 session (n=18) (top right), and c) suggested indicators to add to future CHNAs.  The results from this session will be combined with approximately 10 more prioritization sessions including a public session on June 30 (see below).

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City Comprehensive Plan

Develop Description

Rochester is a growing community and that growth is anticipated to continue. Growth and change presents both opportunities and challenges. Long-range planning is needed to position the City to address its long-term needs; to be resilient; to support changing demographics; and to address housing demand, multi-modal transportation needs, growth in jobs and visitors, and more; while working with finite resources. Rochester’s long-range planning effort, referred to as “Planning to Succeed” or P2S, will update the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

Status/News

September 10, 2017 TBD: Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan

P2S updates to be presented to CNG in September CNG meeting. 

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August 25, 2016 openBEAM.net: Highlight of Stantec's Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department Strategic Plan Assessment and Recommendations

Steantec Consulting Services retained by Olmsted County completed an assessment of the Rochester-Olmsted County Department (ROPD) just published a set of game-changing recommendations.  Among other observersations is "If ever there was a Comprehensieve Plan that should be designed to be a living doucment, it is the ROPD Comprehensive Plan (6.7) of assment document."

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April 26, 2016 CNG: Planning 2 Succeed and Health/Wellness

At CNG 4/28 Meeting, area social agencies and citizens will get a briefing on the status of P2S.

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December 05, 2015 ROCOG: December 2015 Planning to Succeed Workshops and updates

A series of workshops are being held in December to interlock with various community groups and the public on status of P2S. 

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Livable City Status/News

Groundbreaking Building 1 Discovery Square (November 06, 2017)

The building will be the first of several science and research complexes that could total up to 2 million square feet in the 16-block Discovery Square area.

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DMCC approves $22M in capitral improvement projects for 2018 (November 04, 2017)

While the DMC EDA budget will rise from $3.5 million this year to more than $3.7 million next year, the city will contribute $122,000 less and Mayo Clinic's contribution will increase by $337,000.

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In the Shadow of Growth Forum: Pathways to Prosperity and Well-being (October 16, 2017)

At the October 5 C4G forum, Paul Flesinner talked about a national pilot project to stop generational poverty and what we need to do within the current system to accomplish this now.

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What's the vision for Saint Marys Place subdistrict? (October 11, 2017)

PB Reporting: "A Destination Medical Center rendering provides a potential look at the future St. Marys Place. Community input is being sought this week as a final design concept nears."

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Taylor Arena Replacement (October 09, 2017)

Discussion of a proposed arena project connected to Mayo Civic Center will continue Tuesday.

The Mayo Civic Center Commission will hear a presentation from London-based PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding an analysis of a proposed sport and entertainment arena to replace Taylor Arena.

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