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Community Development Department (Formerly Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department)

 

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Organization Information


Organization: Community Development Department (Formerly Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department)

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: To provide information and recommendations and to implement strategies that promote a healthy, safe, sustainable, and vibrant community.

Link to  Agency Website


 

 

 


 

 

 


Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Business Process, Housing, Neighborhood, Recreation & Open Space, Transportation
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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September 22, 2020: Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Major Milestone

(1) City Council approved ICI Resolution (2) City Council Study Session on ICI Index  

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September 20, 2020: Collider Foundation

Collider is Seeking Passionate Individuals for Three Contract Ecosystem Navigator Positions

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September 16, 2020: County of Olmsted, MN Covid CARES Funding

(1) Nonprofit grant with RAF (2) SMB grant with RAEDI (3) CARES Act Funds allocation.

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September 09, 2020: Connecting emmright with Collider

OpenBeam arranged a meeting between emmright and Collider. Good potential to collaborate especially in the Collider's Navigator program. 

 

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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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September 04, 2020: Olmsted County, Rochester Downtown Alliance, and United Way partner to ensure a complete count

  Olmsted County, the Rochester Downtown Alliance (RDA), and United Way are partnering to ensure a complete count and asking all residents to complete the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census self-response period is set to end Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

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August 24, 2020: Diversity Council

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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August 20, 2020: Parks & Recreation Department Seek Community Partners for Conservation Corp Program

The City of Rochester Parks and Recreation department is seeking community partners to assist with staffing for the Rochester Conservation Corps.   

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August 20, 2020: Another Milestone with ICI

   The City of Rochester, in partnership with the Diversity Council and others, announced the release of the draft Intercultural Cities Initiative program index report and an upcoming virtual site visit. 

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August 14, 2020: Building Out Rochester Area Non-profit Consortium Update

 Rochester Area Non-profit Consortium Updates: Future Planning, Funding Opportunities, Shared Services/Resources

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Community Anchor Participation:

 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Business Process ; Housing ; Neighborhood ; Recreation & Open Space ; Transportation

Lvl 2:

DMC Impact: Livable City Hotel & Hospitality Retail, Dining & Entertainment, Arts & Culture Sports, Recreation, Nature Heart of the City Discovery Square UMR and Recreation Central Station Waterfront St Marys Place

Community Health Impact area:

 


Potential Projects

Project Involvement Candidates:


 

Potential Collaborators

Potential Collaborators:

Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

Collective Impact

Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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