Waseca County covers approximately 433 square miles and is home to over 19,000 residents. This project is a collaborative effort of the Business and Entrepreneurial Support Team (B.E.S.T.), the City of Waseca, Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce, Waseca County, Mayo Clinic Health System-Waseca, and Waseca Public Schools. Future iQ is partnering with LHB, Inc. in Minneapolis to facilitate the development of a common vision, strategic plan and action plans that will complement the respective strategic plans and objectives of the collaborating Waseca organizations. The intent is to create a shared vision and values that will unify and coordinate efforts, enable better communication about what the community is and where it is going, and to provide a unified voice for where the community needs to invest its resources to get it to its preferred destination.
Future iQ and LHB have been engaged by B.E.S.T. of Waseca County to develop a community vision, strategic and implementation plan, that will include: