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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.

Website

 


Strategic Plan


 

 

 

 


Diversity and Inclusion 


 

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

  

 


Related News and Status


 

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

May 19, 2020 openBeam.net: 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 openBeam.net: 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 openBeam.net: 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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March 28, 2020 openBeam.net: Local Law Enforcement Compliance of “Stay at Home” Executive Order in English, Somalian, Spanish, Khmer

Local law enforcement supports Governor Walz’s “Stay at Home” Executive Order through education and encouragement efforts

March 26, 2020 – Rochester, Minnesota – The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) and Rochester Police Department (RPD) are strongly encouraging residents to abide by the regulations put forth in Governor Walz’s “Stay at Home” Executive Order (EO #20-20), but local law enforcement will not be actively looking for violators of the EO on the roadways.

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November 20, 2020: Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info

Inlight of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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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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November 16, 2020: Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams

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

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November 13, 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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November 03, 2020: Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) Galllery

 Yesterday OpenBeam.net via Minnesota Humanities Center (MDH)  got to know about this amazing Latinx organization. The following is a gallery of some of its activities. 

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October 30, 2020: The Village Community Garden & Learning Center a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant

 Congratulation to the Village Community Garden & Learning Center being named a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant. 

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October 19, 2020: Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC)

Through the Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Funds, MHC will award grants to American Indians and nonprofit organizations led by Native peoples, and immigrants and nonprofit organizations led by immigrants.

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October 10, 2020: Competition vs Collaboration

The challenge is to coordinate the logic models of each of these anchor projects. 

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Impacts

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

PlanScape

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

Lvl 2: Society ; Diversity and Inclusion

DMC Impact:

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Potential Collaborators

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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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