Illustration by Marc Hughes for PlannersWeb

Holding Effective Public Meetings

Summary: Survey results on a key planning commission responsibility: holding public meetings and hearings. Over the past 24 years, the primary focus of the Planning Commissioners Journal and PlannersWeb.com has been on assisting planning commissioners

Illustration by Marc Hughes for PlannersWeb

Most Important Skills for Planning Staff to Have

responding,” and from an Idaho planner: “Listen to what people are saying and ask the right questions based on what you heard.” 3. Patience “Patience is a virtue,” the old adage goes, and 22 planners