The Twin Cities’ Local Government Coalition, which is composed city and county leaders from Anoka, Carver, Dakota and Scott counties, on Tuesday called for reform of the Metropolitan Council’s governance structure to make the council accountable to the people its decisions impact and improve future regional planning, growth and economic development.
Watching Minneapolis Public Schools struggle to hire a new superintendent reminded me of hiring decisions I was involved with when I was a human resources manager. We always tried to be rational and objective, but no matter what we tried, there was never an easy way to insure success.
Tonight's meeting of the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board will be fairly involved, starting with a study session at 5 p.m. and moving into the regular session at 7 p.m. at the District Services Center, 4540 Tower St. SE.
Scott County has launched a new website, which it describes as “citizen-focused,” at scottcountymn.gov. The launch is a culmination of more than year in planning and design, and the new website offers several new features in a more user-friendly online environment, the county says.