This morning I attended a Dakota County Commission meeting where they discussed progress of their fiber project and approved $1.2 million for 500,000 feet of fiber cabling, conduit and duct. I share it for a few reasons:
- To share Dakota County’s good news
- To offer Dakota County up as an example to other communities about how to plan and present to policymakers
- To give folks an idea of what $1 million buys in the world of fiber – especially in light of legislators severely reducing the budget for the Minnesota Broadband Fund.
Here’s the PPT: