Minneapolis ' recovery plan
Minneapolis leaders have developed the Minneapolis Economic Recovery Strategy, which is designed to maximize the impact of federal economic recovery investments in our community. The plan will help ensure that those investments translate into a more competitive future for the people of Minneapolis and the entire region.
Using Minneapolis' long-range plans as a cornerstone, top City elected and department officials have identified areas where the City's goals align with the goals of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. The City's Economic Recovery Team, which is a staff leadership team, is aggressively pursuing recovery funding and is also in active discussions with regional public and private sector partners to maximize opportunities for the region.
Focusing our efforts
The Minneapolis Economic Recovery Strategy is focused on these strategic areas:
Keeping the public informed
The City of Minneapolis is committed to carrying out its economic recovery action plan with the highest level of accountability, transparency and responsibility. The staff team leading Minneapolis' economic recovery effort has made transparency a top priority. That work includes instituting strategies and tools that ensure the people of Minneapolis and the general public have clear information on how recovery dollars are used and the results we have accomplished through these federal investments. This Web site is a key component of making sure the public has a wealth of information on how the City is managing federal recovery funding.
The Economic Recovery Action Team
Mayor R.T. Rybak and City Council President Barbara Johnson created the Economic Recovery Action Team to identify strategic opportunities that advance the mutual goals of the City and the federal recovery act. This team makes recommendations about project priorities to the Mayor and City Council. Their responsibilities include:
Last updated Jan 30, 2012