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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

Population Growth (CP: P7)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7nggK9ME5VKWG1BUGhVdGZfNFBQd3MySFNVNXg0STVGeGpj/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-nIbs81-M_9kSIuovbboboA' target='_blank' >Population Growth (CP: P7) </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Labor Shortage (CP: P16)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7nggK9ME5VKWG1BUGhVdGZfNFBQd3MySFNVNXg0STVGeGpj/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-nIbs81-M_9kSIuovbboboA' target='_blank' >Labor Shortage (CP: P16)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Increasing Diversity (CP: P8)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7nggK9ME5VKWG1BUGhVdGZfNFBQd3MySFNVNXg0STVGeGpj/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-nIbs81-M_9kSIuovbboboA' target='_blank' >Increasing Diversity (CP: P8)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Housing Pressure (CP: P13)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7nggK9ME5VKWG1BUGhVdGZfNFBQd3MySFNVNXg0STVGeGpj/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-nIbs81-M_9kSIuovbboboA' target='_blank' >Housing Pressure (CP: P13)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Aging Population (CP: P9)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7nggK9ME5VKWG1BUGhVdGZfNFBQd3MySFNVNXg0STVGeGpj/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-nIbs81-M_9kSIuovbboboA' target='_blank' >Aging Population (CP: P9)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Transportation Cost (CP: P17)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7nggK9ME5VKWG1BUGhVdGZfNFBQd3MySFNVNXg0STVGeGpj/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-nIbs81-M_9kSIuovbboboA' target='_blank' >Transportation Cost (CP: P17)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

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

GDP Change Rochester Metro

<h2>GDP Change Rochester Metro</h2>

Annual GDP Change Comparison

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k173/economic-output-gdp#5-14850-g' target='_blank' >Annual GDP Change Comparison</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Compare GDP Southern Cities

<h2>Compare GDP Southern Cities</h2>

Real per capita GDP Greater MN

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/economy?economic-output-gdp#5-14861-g' target='_blank' >Real per capita GDP Greater MN</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Per Capita GDP By Regions

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k173/economic-output-gdp#5-13829-g' target='_blank' >Per Capita GDP By Regions</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Annual Change GDP 2019

<h2>Annual Change GDP 2019</h2>

Change in GDP 2020

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k173/economic-output-gdp#5-13831-g' target='_blank' >Change in GDP 2020</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

% Change in Jobs (Southern, MN, US)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k279/jobs#5-10262-g' target='_blank' >% Change in Jobs (Southern, MN, US)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Median Household Income

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k202/median-income#5-5361-g' target='_blank' >Median Household Income</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

% Jobs Change Southern MN Cities

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k279/jobs#5-7103-g' target='_blank' >% Jobs Change Southern MN Cities</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

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

Demographics Graphics courtesy of MN Compass

Southern Pop Change Forecast

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k171/population#5-5030-g' target='_blank' >Southern Pop Change Forecast</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

State Population Change Forecast

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k171/population#1-5011-g' target='_blank' >State Population Change Forecast</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Pop Change Comparison

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k171/population#5-5036-g' target='_blank' >Pop Change Comparison</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

SE % of Persons of Color

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k199/population-race#5-5458-g' target='_blank' >SE % of Persons of Color</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

SE Persons of Color (number)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k199/population-race#5-5066-g' target='_blank' >SE Persons of Color (number)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

% Population Change by Race

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k199/population-race#5-5092-g' target='_blank' >% Population Change by Race</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Population Change by Race

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k199/population-race#5-5099-g' target='_blank' >Population Change by Race </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Population by Racial/Ethnic Group

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k199/population-race#5-5458-g' target='_blank' >Population by Racial/Ethnic Group</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

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

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#1-6262-g' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

3rd Grade Reading By Region Trend

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#5-6263-g' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading By Region Trend</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

8th Grade Math By Region

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k339/8th-grade-math-scores#5-7859-g' target='_blank' >8th Grade Math By Region</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

8th Grade Achieving Math Std

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k339/8th-grade-math-scores#5-8018-g' target='_blank' >8th Grade Achieving Math Std</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

High School Graduation

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k177/high-school-graduation#5-6093-g' target='_blank' >High School Graduation</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

High School Graduation by Race

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k177/high-school-graduation#5-11252-g' target='_blank' >High School Graduation by Race</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

RPS HS Graduation 2017

<h2>RPS HS Graduation 2017</h2>

RPS HS Graduation Trend

<h2>RPS HS Graduation Trend</h2>

SE HS 2017 Grad in 4 Yrs

<h2>SE HS 2017 Grad in 4 Yrs</h2>

 

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

 

Southern MN Housing Data courtesy of MN CompassMaxfied 2020 Report  For more Beam housing metrics, please visit =>  Housing Beam Focus LINK

% of Household Housing Burden

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k188/cost-burdened-households#5-5135-g' target='_blank' >% of Household Housing Burden</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

% Paying 30% or More

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k188/cost-burdened-households#5-5130-g' target='_blank' >% Paying 30% or More</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

BIPOC Homeownership Gap

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k189/homeownership-gap#5-5172-g' target='_blank' >BIPOC Homeownership Gap </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Homelessness

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k179/homelessness#5-3511-g' target='_blank' >Homelessness</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Olmsted Ownership by race (Housing Summit)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://dmcbeam.org/community-events/housing-event#video' target='_blank' >Olmsted Ownership by race (Housing Summit)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Market Rate Rent

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://dmcbeam.org/community-events/housing-event#video' target='_blank' >Market Rate Rent</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Affordable Rent

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://dmcbeam.org/community-events/housing-event#video' target='_blank' >Affordable Rent</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Senior Housing

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://dmcbeam.org/community-events/housing-event#video' target='_blank' >Senior Housing</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Southern MN Housing Data courtesy of MN CompassMaxfied 2020 Report  For more Beam housing metrics, please visit =>  Housing Beam Focus LINK

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

Top Health Assessment Needs

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QAGCAy2TA_r78lWo63USS21q28N1z1Fn/view' target='_blank' >Top Health Assessment Needs</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Mortality/Morbidity

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/166J1XtpF63QxyVb0Sf3uhtfOeFpYJyo3/view' target='_blank' >Mortality/Morbidity</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Health Behaviors

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1H79_KSOakTo9NejvMdX5yXFuyGrDZlxU/view' target='_blank' >Health Behaviors</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Clinical Care

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nO-4JqJ06JBGSOYz4lRP4nExilm0KE24/view' target='_blank' >Clinical Care</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Social and Economic

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HmaHwY7b-fPnZHYVrs2ySWa-aVfqVg7F/view' target='_blank' >Social and Economic</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Physical Environment

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vBlQRYj0EDvehfy6SfKsF9U4dYodkjEd/view' target='_blank' >Physical Environment</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

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 November 2018  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

Destination Medical Center (DMC) Downtown Metrics (December 10, 2021)
 Post Bulletin reporting on Downtown DMC residents statistics. Who's living downtown? 

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Destination Medical Center (DMC) 2H 2021 Meetings (November 14, 2021)
November and September 20211 DMCC Board Meetings information.

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Destination Medical Center (DMC) (February 03, 2021)
DMCC Feb.3, 2021 Board Meeting and joint leaders meeting

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November 2020 DMCC Board Meeting (November 21, 2020)
(1) November 2020 Board Meeting (2) 5 Year DMC Plan Updates and Covid Effects

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Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan 5 Year Update (November 19, 2020)
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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Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan (September 05, 2020)

August 2020 DMCC Board Meeting highlights include: Development Plan Five Year Update; 2021 Budget and 5 Year Outlook 

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DMCC May Board Meeting 2020 (May 29, 2020)

2020 Workplan; Road to Recovery; Women Owned Business; CIP Memo; Heart of the City; Discovery Square Memo;5 YearPlaUpdate; Funding Request; COVID Response

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

Available 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

Ann & Press Release of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program (February 03, 2022)
(1) Presentation to DMC Board, Feb. 2022; (2) 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

Bus Rapid Transit (2nd Street SW Link)

Plan Description

Link is a proposed 2.6-mile bus rapid transit (BRT) along 2nd Street SW that will connect downtown Rochester, the Mayo Civic Center, Mayo Clinic campuses, and the Rochester-Olmsted Government Center.

Strategies (How)

Why is Link necessary?

The 2nd Street SW corridor is one of the most heavily-used corridors in the City of Rochester, carrying more than 21,800 vehicles and 13,000 transit riders each day. The corridor is already near capacity, and congestion causes significant delays for transit users, drivers, and others traveling through the area. Link Rapid Transit will:

  • Expand transportation options.
  • Reduce the need for expensive parking.
  • Alleviate future congestion.
  • Prepare for downtown growth and support sustainable development.
  • Improve quality of life for residents, employees, and visitors.

 

BRT was selected in 2019 as a result of the Alternatives Evaluation. The preferred route follows 2nd Street SW from the Mayo West Lot to downtown Rochester and will primarily operate in dedicated bus lanes. The current phase of work includes:

  • Environmental review.
  • Preliminary engineering.
  • Communication and public engagement.

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

Mobility Updates change proposals at May 2022 DMC Board Meeting (June 24, 2022)
May 2022; February 2022 and November 2021 Rapid Transit Updates and Upcoming milestones presented to DMCC. 

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SRF Consulting - Rochester Rapid Transit (September 08, 2021)
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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DMC Transportation Plan - Circular (November 20, 2020)
DMCC Board Voted in favor of staff recommendations 2019

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DMC Mobility Presentations (October 30, 2020)

October 2020 Series of DMC Webinars - 5 Year Updates

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Rochester City Transit Development Seeking Co-designers (September 08, 2020)
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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Plans for a pair of transit villages connected by a dedicated route are being scaled back. (May 18, 2020)

"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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DMC Transportation Plan Status (November 06, 2018)

Status reports and documentations presented to DMCC.

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SRF Status Reports on DMC Transportation and questions about MWO supply chain (June 24, 2016)
A number of DMC Transportation RFP questions were brought up by Susan Park Rani, DMC board member.

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DMCC Board raised concern about lack of transporation planning progress (May 29, 2016)

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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2022 Rochester, MN Transit Development Plan Update

Plan Description

The Rochester Transit Development Plan 2022 Update will provide recommendations for how Rochester’s transit system can improve and build upon Rochester’s 2017 Transit Development Plan. The plan will evaluate and make short- and long-term recommendations for:

Results (Work Products)

Same as DMC Transit? 

Status/News

2022 Rochester, MN Transit Development Plan Updating (June 24, 2022)
May 5 2022 virtual open house: Presentation and Video Recording

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Rochester City Transit Development Plan - Transit Hub (January 14, 2020)

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

 

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Rochester Transportation Plan References (January 02, 2019)
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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City Transit Plan ready for public review (February 23, 2017)

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

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

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

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

Status/News

Transportation: ROCOG Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) (December 25, 2016)

Per the following  the ROCOG LRTP has been rendered online for immediate consumption.

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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

Housing Alliance Coalition Senior Housing Report (August 10, 2022)
(A) Aug 2022 status: Request for Proposals for Senior Housing Development;  (B) Dec, 2021 status: (1) Senior Housing Community Co-Design Project Report;  (2) Project Background: Describing Senior Housing Project and Recruiting Co-Designing Team Members

 

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Olmsted County & Rochesster Joining House America (May 02, 2022)
 Olmsted County and the City of Rochester commit to federal housing solutions effort, House America

 

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Multi-Year Plan and $15M Commitment (December 02, 2021)
Mayo Clinic announced an additional $5 Million contribution to affordable housing bridge. 

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Housing Alliance Coalition (March 06, 2021)
 Work Products: 2021 Housing Profile and Coalition Report 2020

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2016-2020 Housing Framework Status (February 04, 2020)

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

 

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

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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2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status (September 27, 2019)

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

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2019 Housing Status (August 18, 2019)

Housing coalition has invested $3 million in 16 months.

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

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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Affordable Housing Proposal (Obsolete) (January 17, 2019)
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.
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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

 

2022-07-28

  • Co-designing to be leveraged.
  • Still no system-wide coodination

 

2021-11-20

Economic Front Presented to DMCC Board 

 

 

 

Status/News

ACH 2022 Info Log (January 22, 2022)
January 2022 Meeting Review Workgroup purpose (mission, vision, and values) and OpenBeam comments. 

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Use of "America City for Health" as moniker to attract DMC investment (November 20, 2021)

Presentation to DMCC Board in November 2021 Board Meeting. Focus on attracting more companies coming in.  America City for Health as lead generation asset. 

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2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log (December 20, 2019)

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes 2018 and 2019 logging of notes and activities. 

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America’s City for Health Memo's (March 29, 2019)

Engage area leaders about the need to converge various health/wellness initiatives to drive collective impact. (1) Memo to CNG Steering Committee (2) Memo to Mayor Norton re Community City of Health conversation. 

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

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

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

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

Opportunity to make an impact (July 14, 2022)
Community Health Assessment & Planning (CHAP) co-designers wanted. 

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Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) (June 03, 2022)
Residents can help Olmsted County identify top community health issues.

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Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) (September 14, 2021)
Status reports: September 2021, March 2021 from CHAP quarterly meetings

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

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

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CHNA Meeting and News (December 19, 2018)

December 13, 2018 CHNA meeting minutes. 

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Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement (June 22, 2018)

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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

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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Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status (March 12, 2018)
March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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