RCM Meeting 12-12-11
RCM Meeting Mayors Round Table
RCM
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Regional Council of Mayors

This collaborative partnership provides a nonpartisan platform focused on building action strategies to raise the region’s overall economic competitiveness, innovation and quality of life.

Regional Council of Mayors

What is the RCM?

 

The nationally recognized Regional Council of Mayors was formed in 2005 and is supported by the Urban Land Institute Minnesota. It includes Minneapolis, St. Paul and 48 municipalities in the developed and developing suburbs. This collaborative partnership provides a non-partisan platform focused on building action strategies to raise the region’s overall economic competitiveness, innovation and quality of life. Learn more…

RCM’s unique value is its ability to build knowledge and networks that support collective regional awareness and action. The RCM has broadened its reach, credibility and influence since its founding, and focuses on impact and significance, not power and politics.

The RCM partners with ULI Minnesota to:

Convene: Bring mayors & cross sector leadership together around issues of regional significance.
Educate:
Equip mayors to lead & support learning across sectors.
Engage:
Support civic outreach strategies.
Effect Change:
Seek solutions that support a ‘better way’ for collective regional action.

RCM
, along with ULI Minnesota, are focused on four priority areas:

Housing
Environment
Jobs and Workforce Solutions
Transportation

For RCM Members click here.

In The News

Cities say its time to step it up
By Mary Jane Smetanka | Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011
Read the full article.

Regional Council of Mayors: A Vacation From Bitter Partisanship
By Steve Berg | Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
Read the full article.

Mayor Kautz takes the lead at the US Conference of Mayors (USCM)
RCM co-chair Mayor Elizabeth Kautz (Burnsville) serves as the 68th president of the USCM
Read or watch
Mayor Kautz’s inaugural address or read the USCM press release.

The RCM is one of five projects featured in ULI’s new report,
“Leadership and Innovation for Change: Five Years of Community Action Grants.”
by Katie Humphrey

RCM Contacts

Caren Dewar
Executive Director
612.338.1332

Aubrey Austin
Associate
612.338.1332