Develop MN 2016 Plan

Develop MN 2016 Plan

In a recent article , I introduced the centralized oligarchy, Minnesota Association of Development Organizations (MADO) . I had also mentioned that they had created an overarching comprehensive plan for all of Greater Minnesota, called the Develop MN 2016 Plan. It’s stated purpose is to align economic development efforts […] Click here to view original post communitysolutionsmn.wordpress.com

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Community Solutions Podcast- Franchise Fees

Community Solutions Podcast- Franchise Fees

In this episode we introduce you to franchise fees. Yes, this is another hidden tax. Almost half of MN cities have them. Even local governments that claim to be fiscally conservative seem to love them. So what’s the deal? Let us enlighten you. After this episode, you just might […] Click here to view original post communitysolutionsmn.wordpress.com

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Community Solutions Podcast- Ring Around Roseau

Community Solutions Podcast- Ring Around Roseau

In this episode, Jason and Andrew decide to pick up a random comprehensive plan from a city somewhere out in Greater Minnesota just to prove our assertion that all plans are pretty much the same. The winner? The city of Rosaeau. Unless you are a high school hockey fan, […] Click here to view original post communitysolutionsmn.wordpress.com

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The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Annexation

Folks we’ve been harping on the Met Council and the League of Minnesota Cities lately, so I thought it was time to check out what is happening in Greater Minnesota by looking into what the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities is up to. And what did I find???? Check […] Click here to view original post communitysolutionsmn.wordpress.com

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