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Organization Information


Organization: City of Rochester, MN

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: City of Rochester Core Value Statements & Standards Customer Focus - Identify, plan for, and support customer needs. - Seek and consider input from our customers to continually improve services. - Treat every customer well. Respect - Treat customers in a personal and professional manner while being firm, fair, and compassionate. - Be an active listener to the customer. - Maintain a work environment that is free of disrespect and false information. Integrity - Provide equitable and honest treatment to all customers. - Follow through in a timely manner or as communicated. - Maintain privacy and confidentiality as applicable to Minnesota State laws. Safety - Employees act responsibly and take ownership of their actions. - Each department/area has documented safety procedures for employees and customers. - Communicate clearly when dealing with emergencies or safety concerns. Excellence - Be knowledgeable in my area of responsibility. - Be professional in my actions, manners, and appearance. - Meet or exceed customer needs for City services. The City of Rochester will RISE to the top in Customer Focus through Respect, Integrity, Safety, and Excellence.

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Meeting Info Site

 


 

Visions

 

Extracted from  12/7/2020 City Council Meeting 

 

 


Strategic Plan


 

 

 

 


Diversity and Inclusion 


 

http://www.rochestermn.gov/home/showdocument?id=4662

  


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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Business Process, Civic Engagement, Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Housing, International, Intelligence, Neighborhood, Pandemic, Public Safety, Recreation & Open Space, Sustainability, Transportation, Vision/Identity

April 13, 2021 City of Rochester, MN: City Council NLC Racial Equity Study Session

4/12/2021 City Council NLC Racial Equity in Local Government Study Session. 

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March 17, 2021 City of Rochester, MN: City of Rochester, MN Study Session on DEI

Rochester City Council session on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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March 07, 2021 City of Rochester, MN: City of Rochester, MN - Covid Impacts and Branding

(1) Study Session (2) Covid Impact  (3) Unify branding of City departments and teammates

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May 19, 2020 City of Rochester, MN: Keep It Local Grant

To help local economies, cities need to get creative.

In Rochester, MN, @MayorNorton has created a grant program that enables businesses to help each other weather this crisis.

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April 01, 2020 City of Rochester, MN: PSAs: Supporting Local Businesses & Park restrictions ( In English and Khmer)

Supporting Local Businesses: Options for deferment of liquor license renewal payments, Municipal parking ramp, Emergency Economic Development Loan, & On‐street parking

Park usage restrictions

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March 31, 2020 City of Rochester, MN: Community Service Officers and Cub Foods Partnership

March 31, 2020 – Rochester, Minnesota – The Rochester Police Department’s Community Service Officers (CSO) and Cub Foods have developed a unique partnership to help the at-risk and elderly residents of Rochester.

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January 18, 2022: 2021 Global Mayors Challenge Status Reports

 (1) 2022-01-18 Press Release City of Rochester Winner; (2) September 2021 DMC Presentation; (3) References: 90 Second Pitch Video, Public Media 

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January 07, 2022: Collider Inclusion Open Entrepreneur Ecosystem Navigator

Learning Report  providing Ecosystem Navigation services, rapidly connecting Rochester entrepreneurs to the right business resource at the right time to accelerate their entrepreneurial journey.

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January 06, 2022: Supporting Student Success Means Supporting Diversity Education

In late December 2021, Diversity Council and other local organizations drafted and released a statement of support forRochester Public Schools’ work on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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January 03, 2022: 2021 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports

Key info includes: 4Q 2021 News;  3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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December 17, 2021: Diversity Council Annual Campaign for Change

 "The importance of acknowledging inequities and advocating for change has never been more critical. And Diversity Council is a nonprofit leading this exact work in Rochester and throughout Southeastern Minnesota".

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December 14, 2021: Building Strong Communities

Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council is expanding Building Strong Communities to Southeast Minnesota.

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December 14, 2021: Housing Alliance Coalition Senior Housing Report

(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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December 10, 2021: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Downtown Metrics

 Post Bulletin reporting on Downtown DMC residents statistics. Who's living downtown? 

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December 05, 2021: Why Get Vaccinated?

(1) November 2021 e-Magazine (2) Info about booster and (3) Education Slides in English and Chinese.  

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December 02, 2021: Multi-Year Plan and $15M Commitment

Mayo Clinic announced an additional $5 Million contribution to affordable housing bridge. 

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November 22, 2021: 2021 Mobility Update

November 2021 Rapid Transit Update and Upcoming milestones presented to DMCC. 

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

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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November 14, 2021: Destination Medical Center (DMC) 2H 2021 Meetings

November and September 20211 DMCC Board Meetings information.

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Business Process ; Civic Engagement ; Commitment ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Economic Development ; Entrepreneurship ; Governance/Public Policy ; Health ; Housing ; International ; Intelligence ; Neighborhood ; Pandemic ; Public Safety ; Recreation & Open Space ; Sustainability ; Transportation ; Vision/Identity

Lvl 2: Society ; Diversity and Inclusion

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

Collective Impact

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  • 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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