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GreenStep City Best Practices Transportation

Mobility Options
no. 12

Increase active transportation and alternatives to single-occupancy car travel.
  Best Practice Action 5      [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ]       [all actions]

Launch telework/flexwork efforts in city government, businesses or at a local health care provider.

 
Adopt a policy allowing city government employees to participate in alternative work schedules or telework.
Support an eWorkPlace Minnesota campaign or similar efforts, working with businesses (and transportation management organizations as appropriate).
Help bring telemedicine technology to town via a local health care provider or other organization.

Bloomington

Date action report first entered:   01/05/2018
Date of last report update:   01/05/2018
Year action initially completed:   2017
Action completed after joining GreenStep?   No

Implementation details:
The City of Bloomington launched a Flex/telework program in 2017.

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For more information contact:
Mary Hurliman (City staff)   |   mhurliman@BloomingtonMN.gov   |   952-563-8730

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Elko New Market

Date action report first entered:   01/04/2016
Date of last report update:   04/30/2018
Action completed after joining GreenStep?   Yes

Implementation details:
The current policy for City employees is that alternative work schedules must be approved by the City Administrator. Working from home on an occasional basis can be scheduled...the City has purchased surface computers for each Department Head to allow that to occur more easily.

Descriptive links: http://www.ci.enm.mn.us

For more information contact:
Mark Nagel (City staff)   |   mnagel@ci.enm.mn.us   |   952-461-2777

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Isanti

Date action report first entered:   02/05/2016
Date of last report update:   02/05/2016

Implementation details:
Isanti recently amended their Personnel Policy to allow for temporary flexible scheduling when approved by the City Administrator and permanent flexible scheduling when approved by the Personnel Committee. Isanti also permits working from home when prior authorization is received.

For more information contact:
Josi Wood (City staff)   |   jwood@cityofisanti.us   |   763-444-5512

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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Date action report first entered:   04/15/2015
Date of last report update:   04/15/2015

Implementation details:
There are some tribal employees who telecommute or work 4 day, 10 hour shifts.

For more information contact:
Brandy Toft (City staff)   |   air@lldrm.org   |   218-335-7429

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Saint Paul

Date action report first entered:   10/27/2014
Date of last report update:   10/27/2014

Implementation details:
The City of Saint Paul has a telework policy in place that allows employees and their supervisors to explore telecommuting as an option.

Descriptive links: http://www.stpaul.gov/index.aspx?NID=1120

For more information contact:
Kurt Schultz (City staff)   |   kurt.schultz@ci.stpaul.mn.us   |   651-266-6590

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Woodbury

Date action report first entered:   04/26/2013

Implementation details:
The City adopted a Flexible Workplace Policy, revised in 2004, that allows for some city staff positions to telecommute.

For more information contact:
Jennifer McLoughlin (City staff)   |   jmcloughlin@ci.woodbury.mn.us   |   651-714-3522

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Richfield pending

Date action report first entered:   01/11/2019
Date of last report update:   01/16/2019
Action completed after joining GreenStep?   No

Implementation details:
The City of Richfield has a Modified Work Schedule policy for certain employees and under approval of the City Manager, as well as a short-term telecommuting policy.

Descriptive links: http://www.richfieldmn.gov/home/showdocument?id=1747             view file

For more information contact:
Jesse Swenson (City staff)   |   jswenson@richfieldmn.gov   |   612-861-9704

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pending means a star rating has not yet been assigned to this city


 
greenstep advisor
Amber Dallman, Bicycle/Pedestrian Section, MN Dept. of Transportation: 651/366-4189, amber.dallman@state.mn.us