Mid-Minnesota Development Commission


We will provide technical assistance to government, businesses and local organizations; administer state and federal programs, and coordinate multi-jurisdictional activities to maintain or enhance the quality of life in the Cities
in Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville Counties.

The MMDC can do the following for your community...

  • Create Comprehensive Land Use Plans
  • Develop Strategic Planning
    • facilitate your planning sessions
    • assist with setting goals and policies
    • help identify strategies
  • Prepare Grant and Loan Applications
  • Serve as your Fiscal Agent
  • Develop Zoning & Subdivision Ordinances
  • Codify Ordinances
  • Design and Implement Survey
  • Assist with Park Applications and Designs
  • Identify Sources of Financial Assistance
  • Provide Statistical Information
  • Design Regional Studies and Plans
  • Coordinate Inter jurisdictional Activities
  • Coordinate Special Projects
  • Develop Special Studies
  • Assist with Public Facilities Needs
  • Create a GIS Database
  • Prepare Financial Packaging for Grants and Loans
  • Assist with Loan Applications
  • Identify Sources of Assistance
  • Develop Strategic Planning
  • Design Economic Development Plans
  • Develop Business Plans
  • MMDC Revolving loan fund
  • Information assistance for the elderly



Calendar of Events


February 24 - PRESS RELEASE - RLF Program available in area counties.

March 13 - Southwest Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership (ATP-8) Hutchinson City Center - Council Chambers, 111 Hassan Street SE, Hutchinson. 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Draft Agenda

March 16 - "Farmers Lead the Way": a forum for innovative ag adaptation strategies U of M SW Research and Outreach Center, 23669 130th Street, Lamberton. 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Event is FREE; advanced registration is requested or call David Fluegel at 320.349.0498

March 24 - West Central Minnesota Area Business Expo Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd Street SE, Willmar 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. If you are a business and would like to be an Exhibitor in the Expo click here for more information and register by March 16.

Grant Writing Workshops for Local Food Promotion Program and Farmers Market Promotion Program. Registration Deadlines: March 25 for Little Falls. April 7 for Mankato. 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

March 27 - PUBLIC MEETING: Southwest Minnesota ATPs 2016 to 2019 Area Transportation Improvement Program Kandiyohi County Health & Human Services Building, 2200 23rd Street NE, Multi-Purpose Room, Willmar. 9:00 a.m.

May 1 - 7th Annual Southwest Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Workshop Jackpot Junction, 39375 County Highway 24, Morton 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Draft Agenda and Flyer

May 4 & 5 - 2015 Pedal MN Bike Conference The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Ave, Minneapolis. This year’s conference theme is "Building the Bike Friendly State℠." Bicycling promotes and supports local economies, tourism, the environment and health improvement. Plan now to attend to learn how you can make your community more bicycle friendly. View the Flyer here



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