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Mid-Minnesota Development Commission

Calendar of Events

    MMDC Board of Commissioner's 2020 Schedule - Draft

   January 14 - The U.S. Census Bureau today shared highlights of a $500 million public education and outreach campaign featuring more that 1,000 ads designed to reach 99% of all U.S. households and communicate the importance of responding to the 2020 Cenus. The Census Bureau conducted extensive research to create the "Shape Your Future. Start Here." campaign to show that responding to the census is easy, safe, and important. READ MORE 

If we are under-counted in the 2020 Census, we might be under-represented. The census determines political representation, and Minnesota is on the verge of losing representation in the U.S. Congress. Watch this video to learn more.

  January 20 - MMDC Office CLOSED in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day

  January 22 - MMDC Executive Committee meeting
      Kandiyohi HHS Building
      Multipurpose Room
      2200 23rd St NE
      6:15 p.m.

  January 22 - MMDC Full Board meeting
      Kandiyohi HHS Building
      Multipurpose Room
      2200 23rd St NE
      7:00 p.m.

  January 30 - Donn Winckler's Retirement Party
Willmar Community Center
     624 US-71 (across from Robbins Island)
     RSVP Sue Gimse or call 320-235-8504 ext 223
     2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

   February 12 - Renville County EDA Lunch & Learn
     Franklin Community Center
     320 East 2nd Avenue
     RSVP (to assist with lunch count) by Feb 10: EDA@renvillecountymn.com or call 320-523-3656


  Kandiyohi County Parks Plan (January 2020)

  Dassel Comprehensive Plan

  MMRTCC Phase 2 Work Plan  (July 2019 - June 2020)

  Meeker County Trails Plan (Adopted 5-21-2019)


  2016 5-Year Assessment Report

  News from the Blandin on Broadband Blog


We will provide technical assistance to government, businesses and local organizations; administer state and federal programs, and coordinate multi-jurisdictional activities to maintain or enhance the quality of life in the Cities
in Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville Counties.


The MMDC can do the following for your community...

  • Create Comprehensive Land Use Plans
  • Develop Strategic Planning
    • facilitate your planning sessions
    • assist with setting goals and policies
    • help identify strategies
  • Prepare Grant and Loan Applications
  • Serve as your Fiscal Agent
    Develop Zoning & Subdivision Ordinances
  • Codify Ordinances
  • Design and Implement Survey
  • Assist with Park Applications and Designs
  • Identify Sources of Financial Assistance
  • Provide Statistical Information
  • Design Regional Studies and Plans
  • Coordinate Inter jurisdictional Activities
  • Coordinate Special Projects
  • Develop Special Studies
  • Assist with Public Facilities Needs
  • Create a GIS Database
  • Prepare Financial Packaging for Grants and Loans
  • Assist with Loan Applications
  • Identify Sources of Assistance
  • Develop Strategic Planning
  • Design Economic Development Plans
  • Develop Business Plans
  • MMDC Revolving loan fund


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