Council goals and legislative priorities

Each year the Rosemount City Council meets in sessions dedicated to discussion of long-term issues of significance to the community and to set a vision. The discussion results in the adoption of explicit goals and initiatives that guide the work of City staff and the Council itself to prioritize work flow, budgeting decisions, and objectives. The City Council approved its 2016-17 goals in February 2016.

The City Council also approved an list of legislative priorities that it supports during the 2017 session of the Minnesota Legislature. [Read the legislative priorities.]

Grow Rosemount – Attract and Support Businesses

  • INCREASE the number and variety of business in Downtown Rosemount and other commercial locations
  • EXPAND business and employment opportunities in the Business Park and UMore Park
  • INCREASE marketing visibility to site selectors
  • INCREASE Rosemount’s business-friendly practices through streamlined business development and permitting processes
  • ENGAGE with regional transportation initiatives for major highways, transit ways, and high-speed rail and INCREASE public awareness of them
  • BUILD public infrastructure improvements designed to encourage private investment and development

Live in Rosemount – Become a More Sustainable Community

  • IDENTIFY and IMPLEMENT best sustainability practices
    • Use Resilient Community, Star Communities, and Green Steps implementation strategies
    • Implement Comprehensive Plan strategies and create an Environmental Task Force
  • INCREASE well-designed and diverse public spaces
  • ENCOURAGE community, cultural, and leisure events to add vibrancy to our quality of life
  • INCREASE existing community transportation and transit connections
  • INCREASE community lifecycle housing options addressing rental, senior, and affordability needs
  • MAINTAIN an engaged, healthy, inviting, and safe community

Manage Rosemount -- Provide Efficient and Effective Services

  • MAINTAIN stable revenue streams for core services and fiscal discipline
  • INCREASE technology and workflow measurements for greater productivity and customer satisfaction
  • EXPLORE shared services and partnerships