Have you ever bemoaned the fact that high school students don’t know much about how local government works or the importance of planning for the community’s future? Consider adding a high school student to your planning commission. Lessons from three communities.
Youth and Planning
The Secrets of Successful Communities
Basics of Putting Together a Comprehensive Plan
Planner & Commissioner
Preparing Citizen Surveys
An Introduction to Form-Based Codes
Building Your Local Economy
Planner Gwendolyn Hallsmith offers a progressive take on planning for local economic development in this five-part series starting with Coping With Economic Meltdown.
Also, take a look at our extended reprints from economic development planner Della Rucker's excellent book, The Local Economy Revolution.