Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - community dev

By: Hrdc Eaid  09-12-2011
Keywords: Growth Management

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

The goal of the Community Development program is to help local customers develop and implement strategies designed to improve their community.  Community development activities include housing efforts, downtown and neighborhood improvements, growth management projects, park and recreation planning, and transportation improvements.

For more information on community development activities, please contact any of the following HRDC staff members:

, Community Development Director
, Development Specialist
, Development Specialist
, Development Specialist

Please select any of the projects below that interest you to read more about our community development activities.

Housing Efforts






Community Improvements


Growth Management Projects



Park and Recreation Planning

Transportation Improvements

Keywords: Growth Management

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09-12-2011

Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - growth mgmt

Headwaters Regional Development Commission recently assisted the City of Mahnomen in completing a comprehensive plan that has identified a clear and compelling vision of the community’s future and its comprehensive goals and strategies.


09-12-2011

Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - parks recreation

In the future the City hopes to secure funding to construct the second and third phases of the system that will consist of a loop in the southern half of the City and a trail connecting the park on Blackduck Lake. Local groups within the City also stepped up to the plate and helped raise a significant portion of the remaining funds the City will need to fill the remaining gap.


09-12-2011

Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - transportation

Representatives from a variety of entities, including cities, counties, MnDOT District 2, transit, industry, tribal, and RDC and MPO are included in the ATP membership. Headwaters RDC helps the Mn/DOT District offices staff the Area Transportation Partnership Committees as they set priorities for the use of federal funds.


09-12-2011

Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - housing

Headwaters RDC staff accessed gap financing resources from Minnesota Housing and Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and the Wells Fargo Foundation to help moderate income families get into homes that they would otherwise be unable to afford.


09-12-2011

Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - stewardship

Over the last four years, community leaders have found ways to align their resources, craft a common community agenda, and begin the process of learning to work together for a better future. The thing that holds most communities back is the inability of their leaders to work together and to help the community agree on a common agenda.


09-12-2011

Headwaters Regional Development Commission - Bemidji, MN Way - tran selected projects

In addition, nationwide and state trends in student health, inactivity and obesity show that the District has opportunities for a win-win solution to both its transportation and student health issues by encouraging more students to walk or bike to school.