Michael engages and informs Rochester residents with an active online presence.
- City of Rochester defeats MnDot.A victory for common sense, public safety, the Baihly Neighborhood and the City of Rochester. Now if we could just build roads right the first time (and eliminate state aid standards)… **** MnDOT required the city to remove the speed tables installed on Fox Valley Drive SW over 15 years ago. You may recall a […]
- Contractual oversight of public dollarsHere is a draft of the contract that we are going to attach to all contributions to organizations outside of the city of Rochester. Those with contributions under $100k will use a more basic form. Bottom line is that this will reduce conflict, increase transparency, and better ensure accountability. Draft contract.
- Comprehensive Plan (Section 2 of 3)Section 2 (of 3) of the comprehensive plan is now available. I spent a good portion of the weekend reading it. It appears outstanding. Section 3 is still a little rough. This is the first full update to the plan the guides community development since the mid to late 1970s. This plan appears to significantly […]
- Statement regarding Bari Amadio ethics complaintHere is my statement to the Ethical Practices Board: Fraud: “deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage. I received what I viewed as a credible tip indicating that Bari Amadio was attempting to change the conclusions of the Public Arts Masterplan to benefit […]
Michael is dedicated to the BEST Rochester possible, serving the needs of ALL its citizens.