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How Effective is Your Planning Board?

Cogan, founding principal of the Portland, Oregon planning and communications firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has consulted for more than 36 years with communities undertaking strategic planning and visioning processes. Cogan has been honored…

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Working Effectively With Elected Officials

…of excerpt. Elaine Cogan, founding principal of the Portland, Oregon planning and communications firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has consulted for more than 36 years with communities undertaking strategic planning and visioning processes. Cogan

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Let’s Talk About Followship

…to his allegations. … End of excerpt Elaine Cogan, founding principal of the Portland, Oregon planning and communications firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has consulted for more than 36 years with communities undertaking strategic…

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Is Your Community Being Invaded by NIMBYs?

Elaine Cogan, founding principal of the Portland, Oregon planning and communications firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has consulted for more than 36 years with communities undertaking strategic planning and visioning processes. Cogan has been…

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Who Hires Your Planning Director?

…of the Portland, Oregon planning and communications firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has consulted for more than 36 years with communities undertaking strategic planning and visioning processes. Cogan has been honored for her work…

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When Is Enough Enough?

…firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has consulted for more than 36 years with communities undertaking strategic planning and visioning processes. Cogan has been honored for her work on a variety of citizen involvement projects….

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On Gauging Public Opinion

…in your community. Names should be optional. … article continues with an overview of several other techniques. Elaine Cogan, founding principal of the Portland, Oregon planning and communications firm of Cogan Owens Cogan , has…