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Farmington council gets first look at updated strategic plan


Farmington city council member Doug Bonar has likened the city’s new strategic plan to an onion. Onions, after all, have many layers. So does the proposed strategic plan.

Introduced to the city council in draft form as part of Monday’s regular meeting, the strategic plan is the product of an all-day workshop held by city staff and council members in March. The workshop was conducted by Dave Unmacht of Springsted Incorporated, who facilitated the strategic planning process.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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