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Community Solutions Podcast

Oct 19, 2021

www.commsolutionsmn.com- It's election season! Of course that doesn't mean much in an odd year, but whatever. There's one reason to have odd year elections; to control the outcome. A small portion of the city votes, so the activists control the turnout. It's important for you to see what these cities are doing, because...


Aug 30, 2021

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Kim Norton is the mayor of Rochester, MN. She is not a non-partisan. She is a proud Democrat that wears her party affiliation on her sleeve. As with so many in the DFL today, she is sold on accomplishing her unpopular policies through wielding dictatorial powers. After all, she just knows better...


Aug 3, 2021

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Hiring an Equity Coordinator is all the rage right now in cities, school districts, and counties. That would be all well and good if equity meant the same as equality, but it doesn't. Equality is the equalization of opportunity. Equity is the equalization of outcome; two very different things....


May 3, 2021

www.commsolutionsmn.com- Minneapolis has decided that it is going to eliminate the requirement for parking lots for new developments, calling it a subsidy for drivers. They want to reduce driving by 40% and all emissions by 80% by 2050. It prohibits new gas stations and drive-thrus throughout the city. (They weren't...


Mar 8, 2021

www.commsolutionsmn.com- What's that, you say? You need more government? ...said no one ever. That's okay, the group you didn't ask for, the Central Mississippi River Regional Planning Partnership, is here to do things that you didn't know you needed. They are devising Framework 2030, which will give all sorts of...