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Community Solutions Podcast

May 24, 2022

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Our public education system is in shambles. Most people would go find another solution, but they have worked hand in hand with government to shut out every other option. So while there are other types of schools, the rewards to attend public schools make the hurdles to try other forms way too...


May 13, 2022

www.commsolutionsmn.com- I know that we'd like to think that our local elected officials are geniuses that know exactly what to do to move your city into the future. What if I told you, however, that these ideas actually come from groups like the League of MN Cities, The National League of Cities, The American Planning...


May 2, 2022

www.commsolutionsmn.com-  How do you know if your city is being responsible with it's finances? There are so many different ways for a city to raise money: property taxes, fees, municipal bonds, municipal businesses, fines, special assessments, etc. They spend money for capital costs and operational costs. Most of us go...


Apr 20, 2022

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Most of us believe that cities, counties, and towns should be able to self-determine, but there are a lot of state statutes that put limits on what these governments are willing to do. Some Minnesota cities choose to be statutory cities that are heavily determined by the state legislature,...


Apr 10, 2022

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Governor Walz wants Minnesota to be 100% carbon-free by the year 2040. It doesn't matter how many solar and wind farms you build, the technology is just not there to sustain our energy supply. Xcel Energy is claiming that it will close it's coal-fired power plant in Becker by 2030, and for the...