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Late Nights with the Commission

…to speak, they must come back another time only to possibly wait again? End of excerpt … article continues with some suggestions from Ric Stephens on dealing with the problem of overly long meetings….

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Different Perspectives

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. If your community makes audio and/or video recordings, it is…

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Planning Commission Physics

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. We create models of the world to understand how things…

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What It Means When We Say…

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. Better communication will occur if we can also more accurately…

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The Importance of Cookies

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. There are four enduring philosophical questions: 1. Where did we…

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Frequency & Duration of Planning Commission Meetings

…standards.” “Planning a bay front corridor that runs through multiple township jurisdictions.” Editor’s Note: For some reflections on meeting length, see Ric Stephens‘ “Late Nights With the Commission.” Our Next Post: Planning Commission Dynamics…

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