Category Archives: Administration

Planners should not be just paper pushers and processors!

In the planning profession, there is an inherent risk of urban planners becoming solely mundane paper pushers and permit processors. That is due to several factors, including: The variety of requests being processed – rezonings, special use permits, variances, plats, planned unit developments, site … Continue reading

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Teaching the old guard some new tricks

I don’t know if this scenario applies universally, but in some places there is an unfortunate problem of the old guard of the planning and economic development hierarchy literally standing in the way of innovative ideas and programs. It may be employing alternative … Continue reading

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Hi everyone, Sorry about the quiet period on the blog over the past weekend. I was adopting a dog from out of state and getting to know him. Should have some new posts ready soon. Thanks, Rick

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