Mandated Reports

DEED is required by the Minnesota Legislature to provide certain performance reports or policy recommendations to the legislature. Those reports/recommendations are listed, and linked from, below.

Report
Responsible Person
Due Dates/
Schedule

Adult Workforce Development Competitive Grant Pilot Program Report . Policy recommendations on using this grant (2011 Session Laws, § 4, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Subd. 3(m)).

Anthony Alongi

03/28/14/
complete   

Affirmative Action Plan . Performance report on affirmative action progress at DEED (M.S. § 43A.191, subd. 2).

Kathy Mullarky

07/31/14 
/Biennial

Annual Report of Department Programs and Services (DEED's Annual Program Summaries  comprise this report). Performance report describing and evaluating programs/services (M.S. § 116J.0125).

Rachel Vilsack

01/15/15 
/Annual

Broadband Development Report . Performance report on current broadband availability/use and recommended direction, including “dig-once” projects (2013 Session Laws, § 85, Art. 3, Sec. 13, subd. 5; and 2013 Session Laws, § 85, Art. 3, Sec. 26).

Danna MacKenzie

01/15/15 
/Annual

Bureau of Business Licenses Recommendations. Policy recommendations for legislative or administrative modifications of existing permit programs (M.S. § 116C.34, subd. 2).

Charles Schaffer

As appropriate

Business Assistance Report . Performance report on business loans and programs within jurisdiction of the DEED commissioner (M.S. § 116J.994).

Ed Hodder

12/01/14 
/Biennial

Centers for Independent Living Report . Performance report on federal transfers and other efforts to pursue additional funding (2007 Session Laws, § 135).

Kim Peck

03/15/15 
/Annual

Commissioner’s Accountability Plan. Policy recommendation on a plan and funding request to design/implement a performance accountability outcome measurement system for agency programs (Laws 2014, § 312/HF3172, Art. 3, Sec. 20).

Rachel Vilsack

12/01/14
One-time

Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grants Program Annual Report . Performance report on the status of cleanup projects undertaken by grants (M.S. § 116J.555, subd. 2(c)).

Meredith Udoibok

10/30/15 
/Annual

Cost of Living Study Annual Report . Policy recommendations on cost-of-living data to aid assessment of Minn. needs (2013 Session Laws, § 85, Art. 3, Sec. 1).

Steve Hine

02/01/15 
/Annual

Dislocated Worker Program Annual Report . Performance report to determine whether minimum program standards have been met (M.S. § 116L.17, subd. 6(e)).

Anthony Alongi

03/01/15 
/Annual

Employment Services for Persons with Mental Illness Report . Performance report on grants' status and evaluation; and policy recommendations to expand program (M.S. § 268A.14, subd. 2).

Claire Courtney

12/01/14 
/Biennial

Governor’s Workforce Development Council (GWDC) report,  
The Most Competitive Workforce in the World . Performance/recommendations report on outcomes, administration, funding, and program operations for workforce centers (M.S. § 116L.665, subd. 4).

Connie Ireland

01/15/15 
/Biennial

Hiring Difficulties in the Manufacturing Sector . Policy recommendations and performance report on training for skilled manufacturing industries (2013 Session Laws, § 85, Art. 3, Sec. 25).

Alessia Leibert

 01/15/15

Host Community Economic Development Program . Performance report on grants awarded (2013 Session Laws, § 85, Art. 3, Sec. 3, subd. 5).

Meredith Udoibok

02/15/15 
/Annual

Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Program Report . Performance report on credits, recipients, and total investment (M.S. § 116J.8737, subd. 9).

Jeff Nelson

03/15/15 
/Annual

Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Promotion Plan. Policy recommendation on a plan to increase awareness and use of credit for investments (M.S. § 116J.8737, subd. 5a).

Jeff Nelson

03/15/15
/One-time

North Dakota Oil: Impact on Minnesota. Policy recommendations on the effects of current and projected oil production on the Minnesota economy (Laws 2014, § 308/HF 3167, Art. 2, Sec. 20).

Neal Young

02/15/15
/One-time

Obsolete Rules Report  (Annual Report on Obsolete, Unnecessary, or Duplicative Rules). Policy recommendations on what agency rules should be repealed (M.S. § 14.05, subd. 5).

Katrina Gulstad

12/01/14 
/Annual

Public Facilities Authority (PFA) Annual Report . Performance report about PFA's operations and income (M.S. § 446A.09).

Jeff Freeman

01/15/15 
/Annual

PFA Fee Report . Performance report on amount of fees collected, purpose of costs, and amount of remaining balance (M.S. § 446A.04, subd. 5(b)).

Jeff Freeman

01/15/15 
/Annual

PFA Wastewater Infrastructure Funding Report . Performance report by PFA, in conjunction with PCA, on wastewater funding assistance needs of municipalities (M.S. § 446A.072; subd. 11).

Jeff Freeman

02/01/16 
/Biennial

Small Business Growth Acceleration Program Report . Performance report on funds awarded, their estimated financial impact, and their actual financial impact (2007 Session Laws, § 135, Art. 2, Sec. 18, subd. 6).

Gerry Wenner

01/15/15 
/Annual

Special Incumbent Worker Training Program Report . Performance report on outcome measures (M.S. § 116L.18, subd. 6).

Paul D. Moe
Jodie Greising

03/01/15 
/Annual

State and Local Business License Review. Policy recommendations on actions that would facilitate coordination between state and local business licensing (M.S. § 116J.85, subd. 3).

Charles Schaffer

As appropriate

Uniform Outcome Report Card. Performance report on adult workforce-related  programs funded by the workforce development fund (M.S. § 116L.98, subd. 3).

Rachel Vilsack

12/31/14 
/Biennial

Urban Initiative Loan Report . Performance report on loans to minority business enterprises and their impact on low-income areas (M.S. § 116M.17, subd. 4).

Bart Bevins

03/01/15 
/Annual

Workforce Housing Grants Pilot Program. Performance report on a pilot project providing financing for market rate housing. (Laws 2014, § 308/HF3167, Art. 2, Sec. 14).

Tom Gast

01/15/16
/One-time

Workforce Program Net Impact Analysis. Performance report on a pilot project studying the net impact of workforce services (M.S. § 116L.98, subd. 7).


01/15/15
/2 yrs.; then every 4 yrs.

Youth Workforce Development Competitive Grant Pilot Program Report . Policy recommendations on using this grant (2011 Session Laws, § 4, Art. 1, Sec. 3, subd. 3(u)).

Kay Tracy

01/10/14 
/complete   

Reports to the legislature are distributed as directed by Minnesota law. The Legislative Reference Library, as the official government document repository, keeps track of reports and publishes an online checklist of state documents. The DEED Library also maintains copies of many DEED reports; contact DEED.Library@state.mn.us for information about past reports.

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