The following reports are a sampling of the Office of Performance & Analysis's work. If you are interested in a report not listed, please contact the Office of Performance & Analysis at 651-438-4529.
Greenhouse Cost Study: A cost-benefit analysis of a potential Dakota County-owned and operated greenhouse.
Sheriff's Office Patrol Staffing: This report reviews Sheriff’s Office Patrol Unit staffing levels.
Shift Relief Factor Update: An update to the 2020 Sheriff's Office Patrol Staffing report.
Telework Best Practices: Summarizes telework issues for consideration related to scheduling, onsite spacing considerations, minimum equipment and minimum technology considerations.
Trends and Issues of Self-Driving Vehicles: Summarizes the range of current and future options expected with autonomous vehicle technology and how these technological advances will affect designs of county highways.
Video Directly Observed Therapy (VDOT) for Active Tuberculosis Treatment
Video Directly Observed Therapy Update
Information regarding client interest in a proposed VDOT program, an analysis of the feasibility and cost-benefit of implementing the program, and information regarding technology vendor options for VDOT. The update provides information about starting VDOT in Dakota County, including an estimate of monetary and other benefits.
Real Estate Acquisition Phase I
Real Estate Acquisition Phase II
Phase I assessed the processes used by county government to acquire property to determine if they could conform to a uniform approach. Phase II was an in-depth look at the right-of-way process of acquiring land for county highway projects, including recommendations to improve the process.
Review of Library Staffing and Hours of Service: Recommendations to achieve greater consistency in service hours among all library branches.