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Community Solutions Podcast

Sep 9, 2019

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Minnesota has 853 cities, but it has way more townships. Yet, the cities have so much more power over their neighboring townships. One such example is the power of annexation. Annexation is the process by which all, or a portion of, a township is added to the boundaries of an existing city...


Aug 29, 2019

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Some business owners in your community come together under the guise of the area chamber of commerce. How much do you know about these groups?  They exist to promote commerce and capitalism, right? Then why do groups like the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce stump for issues like mass transit,...


Aug 22, 2019

www.commsolutionsmn.com- This week we have a big Local Lowdown episode. This is not a ""fast-forward" episode if you don't live in the cities we discuss. As we have always said, the same issues find their way into cities and towns across the state and, really, the nation. Studying how these issues are handled from city...


Aug 17, 2019

www.commsolutionsmn.com- We have mentioned Watershed Districts in the past, but have never really laid them out for you to understand exactly what they are and what they do. The Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts (MAWD) say that there are 42 Watershed Districts across the state of MN. They define a watershed...


Aug 2, 2019

www.commsolutionsmn.com- We here at Community Solutions MN are huge environmentalists. We love to fish and hunt. We believe that we should be good stewards of what we have been given; that we should take care of our natural resources and re-use things when possible. We do not, however, go off the rails with the crazy...