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County of Olmsted, MN

 

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Organization Information


Organization: County of Olmsted, MN

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: The Mission of Olmsted County is to: Provide the foundation of a vibrant community The Vision of Olmsted County: A dynamic, world-class county delivering excellence every day The Values of Olmsted County: Integrity, Innovation, Pro-Activity, Respect, Reliability The Motto of Olmsted County: Quality Services Through Community Involvement

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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Basic Needs, Governance/Public Policy, Housing, Immigration, Vision/Identity

September 16, 2020 openBeam.net: 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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August 12, 2020 openBeam.net: Olmsted County News

(1) Nikki Niles to lead Olmsted County's new Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach Team. (2) Commissioners voted to expand team of community outreach workers dedicated to public safety.

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January 30, 2018 TBD: 2018 County Board Goals

At the Jan. CNG Meeting, Heidi Welsh presented the following 2018 Goals

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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 25, 2020: United Way Funding Opportunities— (1) Early Success (2) Build Back Better

United Way of Olmsted County is seeking proposals: (1) programs that provide high quality childcare or early childhood education and (2) proposal to "build back better". 

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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: 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 11, 2020: Best Practices in Managing Your Team in 2020 — Aug 20 Webinar

  Rochester professionals, Nicky Espinosa, Director of Strategy Management, Mayo Clinic (and executive coach, Nicky Espinosa Coaching),Elsa Maas, Associate HR Director, Olmsted County to be on Performance Excellence Network panel Best Practices in Managing Your Team in 2020 — Aug 20 Webinar

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August 06, 2020: Spring, Summer 2020 issues of Nonprofit News

 As the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) works to provide all nonprofit organizations, leaders, and workers access to valuable information during the challenging early weeks of COVID-19, we are happy to share the Spring 2020 issue of Nonprofit News with MCN members and nonmembers alike in a convenient digital format.

 

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August 01, 2020: IMAA and LAOC

 Free legal Clinic offered by LACOC at IMAA. 

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July 17, 2020: Eviction Diversion Program

A pre-eviction service to help divert nonpayment of rent, breach of lease, and failure to vacate cases from the courtroom.

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Basic Needs ; Governance/Public Policy ; Housing ; Immigration ; Vision/Identity

Lvl 2: Society ; Diversity and Inclusion

DMC Impact:

Community Health Impact area: Diabetes ; Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Mental Health ; Obesity ; Vaccine Preventable Diseases

 


Potential Projects

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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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