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Key Metrics
Economy
Demographics
Education
Housing
Community Health

References:  2016 Rochester Olmsted Compass Points (CP)    MN Compass (Compass Website,  OpenBeam Navigator)    Misc Official Reports

References:  2016 Rochester Olmsted Compass Points (CP)   MN Compass (Compass Website,  OpenBeam Navigator)    Misc Official Reports

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

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

Demographics Graphics courtesy of MN Compass

Demographics Graphics courtesy of MN Compass

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

RPS HS Graduation 2017

RPS HS Graduation 2017

RPS HS Graduation Trend

RPS HS Graduation Trend

SE HS 2017 Grad in 4 Yrs

SE HS 2017 Grad in 4 Yrs

 

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

 

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

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   

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


A sample of anchor initiatives in Rochester/Olmsted County


Economic Development

Destination Medical Center (DMC)

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)

2020 Plan

 

 

 


 

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.

DMC 2019 Workplan

Per September DMCC Board Meeting: DMC 2019 Workplan

 

 

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’.

 

September 26, 2019 Updates

 

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

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

February 03, 2021 Destination Medical Center (DMC)

DMCC Feb.3, 2021 Board Meeting and joint leaders meeting

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November 21, 2020 November 2020 DMCC Board Meeting

(1) November 2020 Board Meeting (2) 5 Year DMC Plan Updates and Covid Effects

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November 19, 2020 Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan 5 Year Update

November Newsletter, 5 Year Plan Update draft, webinars on land investments, DMC status and Covid impacts. Reminder to comment on 5 year plan update 

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September 30, 2020 5 Year Plan Update Sessions

Join Destination Medical Center for a series of webinars related to the Five Year Update to its 20 Year Development Plan.

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May 29, 2020 DMCC May Board Meeting

May 28, 2020 DMCC Board Meeting 

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March 26, 2020 DMCC Executive Committee Topics including COVID-19 Handling

2020-03-26 DMCC Executive Committee Meeting materials including discussions on COVID-19 handling. 

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Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

Develop Description

DMC and City of Rochester adminstrating the distribution of 3.12M award. Formal grant criteria will be established, including the prioritization of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) participation. DMC will serve as the administrator of the grant.

Status/News

October 16, 2021 : Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

Press Release DMC EDA to administer 3.12M distribution of MN Main Street Economic Revitalization Program.

"Formal grant criteria will be established, including the prioritization of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) participation. DMC will serve as the administrator of the grant."

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Transportation

Rochester Rapid Transit

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

September 08, 2021 DMC EDA: SRF Consulting - Rochester Rapid Transit

To achieve maximum results, the project team took a unique “co-design” approach to gather the input needed for shaping the Rochester Rapid Transit Project to reflect the community’s values. 

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November 20, 2020 DMC EDA: DMC Transportation Plan - Circular

DMC EDA Webinar October, 2020 and DMCC Board Voted in favor of staff recommendations 2019

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October 30, 2020 DMC EDA: DMC Mobility Presentations

October 2020 Series of DMC Webinars - 5 Year Updates

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May 18, 2020 DMC EDA: Plans for a pair of transit villages connected by a dedicated route are being scaled back.

"The council opted to move forward with a modified plan for a single village at Mayo Clinic’s west parking lot along Second Street Southwest and a transit system traveling east and west with a loop around the city-county Government Center."

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November 06, 2018 DMC EDA: DMC Transportation Plan Status

Status reports and documentations presented to DMCC.

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June 24, 2016 DMC EDA: 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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Rochester City Transit Development Plan

Plan Description

The local transit system will face various challenges in the coming years. Following are some of the more obvious ones. Provide convenient service with competitive ride times and adequate community coverage Design services attractive to riders and easy to use and to effectively communicate information about them Provide at a minimum peak hour service to all Rochester neighborhoods Increase community access and mobility. Maintain and expand park and ride facilities partnering whenever possible with private business Evaluate whether the existing hub and spoke system design with a single transfer location (downtown) will meet short and long term operational needs.

Strategies (How)

Closely work with DMC Transit Plan. It's basically the same. 

Results (Work Products)

Same as DMC Transit? 

September 08, 2020: Rochester City Transit Development Seeking Co-designers

Co-designers will be Rochester residents with strong connections to their communities and local knowledge of their neighborhood and the Rapid Transit Project area. 

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January 14, 2020: Rochester City Transit Development Plan - Transit Hub

Will transit hub be on former Seneca site? And what is being proposed? 

 

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January 02, 2019: Rochester City Transit Development Plan References

Found the following links on Rochester City Website.  The City of Rochester is conducting four integrated transit studies to refine the concepts identified in the DMC Plan.

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February 23, 2017: City Transit Plan ready for public review

Bryan Law presented the latest Rochester city transit planning status to CNG's Feb. 2017 meeting.

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November 02, 2016: City Transit Updates with the community

This presentation is being shared with the community.

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October 11, 2016: Rochester City Transit Development Plan Public Feedback Sessions

Five public meetings are scheduled to discuss Transit Development Plan here in Rochester. The RPT is asking for people's input on how to make the new Transit Development Plan successful.

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October 18, 2015: Joseph Kapper, AICP Senior Transportation Planner SRF Consulting Group, Inc. Conducting Focus Groups

Rochester Transit Development Plan – Focused Discussion Groups Date:Tuesday, October 27th Times:Option #1: 9:30a.m. – 11:00a.m. Option #2: 1:30p.m. – 3:00p.m. Location: Rochester City Hall, Conference Room #320 201 4th Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904

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Transportation: ROCOG Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

Plan Description

The purpose of the Long Range Transportation Plan is: To identify major transportation investment needs in Olmsted County over the next 30-40 years To satisfy the federal mandate that all urban areas have a transportation plan that discusses the level in investment that can occur based on reasonably available funding To coordinate the actions of cities, counties, townships and MNDOT in developing major transportation facilities and services To provide updated system planning maps reflecting current thinking on community growth and land use development

Affordable Housing

Housing Alliance Coalition

Available Description

A continuing project to realize this purpose: “We are a cross-sector Alliance of organizations and individuals who seek to preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing that meets community needs and priorities in the Rochester area, through shared information, coordination, and collaboration.”

Strategies (How)

Strategies:

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

Coordinated with all local planning efforts

Establish housing production goals

Identify financing tools, policy tools, best practices

Consult with State, Federal & Local Government & Foundations

Plan for increased local development capacity

Innovative policies, strategies & Public/Private Partnerships

Results (Work Products)

2021 Report

 

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/News

March 06, 2021: Housing Alliance Coalition

   Work Products: 2021 Housing Profile and Coalition Report 2020

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February 04, 2020: 2016-2020 Housing Framework Status

2020-02-04 PB Reporting: Process improvement needed. 

 

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November 23, 2019: Minnesota Housing awards funding for two affordable housing projects in Rochester

The two local projects selected are Century Heights, a 76-unit project from Rochester-based Joseph Development, and Mayowood Apartments, a 30-unit development from Center City Housing Corporation.

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September 27, 2019: 2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status

2019 Presentations : September DMCC, meeting, May DMCC meeting and Feb DMCC meeting.

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August 18, 2019: 2019 Housing Status

Housing coalition has invested $3 million in 16 months.

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February 15, 2019: Councilman Michael Wojcik Comments to DMC pertaining to Affordable Housing

Here are 6 comments / Suggestions that that Councilman Wojcik sent do the DMC EDA and Board pertaining to how DMC can have a positive impact on the affordability of housing in the district and beyond.

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January 17, 2019: Affordable Housing Proposal

The City of Rochester is looking to have up to 10 floors of housing constructed on top of a brand new 650 unit parking ramp.

This is in both a targeted census tract, an opportunity zone and a couple blocks from the Mayo Clinic. The city spent an addition $500k to ensure footings could serve up to 10 addition levels of housing.

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December 09, 2018: Collective Impact Model to enable Housing Coalition

11/13/2018 Housing Coalition meeting starting a series of conversations regarding the future and role of the housing alliance in our community.  To start these conversations, Elaine Case will be presenting on the Community Impact model.

 

 

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Community Health and Housing

America Community for Health

Plan Description

Interlocking between DMC, Olmsted County and Rochester City and Community organizations to ensure social impacts are factored into DMC project evaluation process and City Comprehensive Plan (P2S).

Strategies (How)

OpenBeam Observations: 

  • Nothing official
  • Several initiatives have potential to drive toward a common purpose
  • Bottom up is the reality
  • Several "top down" projects that deliver the common good

 

 

Status/News

August 22, 2021: Beam Assessment

This is an internal Beam assessment report. 

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December 20, 2019: 2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.

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March 29, 2019: America’s City for Health

Engage area leaders about the need to converge various health/wellness initiatives to collective impact. 

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February 22, 2019: DMC EDA Community Health Workgroup

Summary of December 2018 work and next steps.

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March 01, 2017: 2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."

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January 31, 2016: Olmsted County Public Health, Pete Giesen, presents to CNG regarding health-based policies

In the 2016 January CNG meeting, Pete Giesen presented to CNG an approach to engage City Comprehensive Plan based on healthy community design principles.

Pete asks CNG friends and community members to consider the following healthy community principles as we evaluate the 3 P2S scenarios.

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April 23, 2015: CNG advocacy letter to DMCC Board in support of community health design principles.

CNG advocacy letter to DMCC Board in support of community health design principles.

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Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Available Description

The Community Health Assessment and Planning Process is a collaborative community effort led by Olmsted County Public Health Services, Olmsted Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester and partnerships with multiple community organizations. It is a continuous, triennial cycle that assesses our community's health; prioritizes our top community health needs; and plans, implements and monitors/evaluates strategies to improve our community's health. The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is a comprehensive document that focuses on assessing our community's health and prioritizing our top community needs.

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.           

2019 Work Products Include: 

 

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

September 14, 2021: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Status reports: September 2021, March 2021 from CHAP quarterly meetings

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January 14, 2021: 2021 - 2023 Community Health Improvement Plan Document and Sections

Coalition of Community Health Improvement (CHIP) releasing 2021-2023 health improvement plan. 

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March 12, 2020: Health Assessment and Planning

March 2020 Olmsted County Health Assessment & Planning Process (HAPP) Meeting Recap

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December 19, 2018: CHNA Meeting and News

December 13, 2018 CHNA meeting minutes. 

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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June 18, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement
Volunteers are needed to help facilitate a Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
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May 10, 2018: Community Health Collaboration Conversation: Public Health, the Y and Diversity Council

OpenBeam facilitated a 2018-05-8 meeting with Josh May, the Y; Dee Sabol, Diversity Council and Meaghan Sheridan, Olmsted Public Health to introduce each organization's community health related activities.

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March 12, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status

March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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August 16, 2017: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Community Health Forum 2017: Community Bright Spots. Collaborative initiatives in Olmsted County to make a healthier place to live, learn and play. 

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