RSVPs Encouraged for UMore Park Public Listening Sessions

Dakota County Technical College (DCTC), along with the University of Minnesota, is hosting six public listening sessions for developing a vibrant, culturally rich, sustainable new community at UMore Park in Rosemount.

The goal is to create a community of 20,000 to 30,000 people over a 25- to 30-year period.

The public listening sessions begin Monday, Sept. 17, and end Thursday, Sept. 27. The sessions cover education, environment, energy, health, interdisciplinary opportunities and transportation. All sessions run from 5 to 7:15 p.m.

The Sept. 17 and 19 sessions will be held in the Dakota Room at DCTC, 1300 145th St. E., Rosemount, MN. All other sessions will be in the banquet room at the Rosemount Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Tr., Rosemount, MN.

Register online at or by calling (612) 626-3976. Listening sessions agendas are on the Web site.

If you are unable to attend but want to provide input, you can submit comments through the UMore Park Web site at, or contact Carla Carlson, assistant vice president of statewide strategic resource development, or at (612) 624-6252.

Public listening sessions schedule:
  • Monday, Sept. 17, Education
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19, Environment
  • Thursday, Sept. 20, Energy
  • Tuesday, Sept. 25, Health
  • Wednesday, Sept. 26, Interdisciplinary opportunities
  • Thursday, Sept. 27, Transportation