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Farmington reshapes development department

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It’s been eight years since Farmington City Council members dropped the community development director position from the city’s annual budget. Now, they’re going to put it back in, and bring in a new staff member in the process.


Farmington city administrator David McKnight presented his proposal for the new position to council members during Monday’s city council meeting.

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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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