NEWSBRIEF: Public can comment on Dakota County Comprehensive Plan

The public has a few upcoming opportunities to review Dakota County’s draft Comprehensive Plan, which will set a 20-year vision for the county’s roads, environmental resources and parks.

Dakota County is projected to add 100,000 new residents and 55,000 new jobs by 2040. The Comprehensive Plan details how the county will accommodate growth and maintain a high quality of life for all residents.

Visit the upcoming events to review Comprehensive Plan highlights and to talk with county representatives working on the project during the following times:

Dakota County Library – Robert Trail: Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3 to 6 p.m. 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount

Dakota County Fair: Wednesday, Aug. 8, 3 to 6 p.m. Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building, 4008 220th St. W., Farmington

The draft plan is available for public comment until Oct. 1 at, search “Comprehensive Plan.” Reserve copies are at the information desk of each Dakota County Library location, except Galaxie Library due to its renovation. You can also share your comments on the draft Comprehensive Plan by emailing or completing a survey at

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