Public Policy News Archive
March 29, 2016 | Kurt H. Schindler | Under budgeting for planning and zoning may result in a poorly run planning and zoning program which may do more harm than good. Cost savings can be realized by use of joint planning, sharing zoning administrator services, and other cooperative efforts.
March 29, 2016 | Kurt H. Schindler | Charrette is a very specific type of public involvement system for design and planning projects. Do not be fooled by people calling every public participation event a charrette.
March 8, 2016 | Ann Chastain | Focus on simple concepts to make a real difference in adult learning.
March 7, 2016 | Brad Neumann | A new report by the EPA highlights green infrastructure techniques applicable to large, public projects as well as backyard improvements. All landowners in a community have a role to play in improving water quality and building community resilience.