Confluence: a place where two rivers or streams join to become one | a situation in which two things come together or happen at the same time.
The City of Sartell takes steps towards redevelopment of the badly damaged paper mill property, while requiring compliance with an interim use permit and state environmental review.
Anita Rasmussen continues her three-part post about the Sartell paper mill with an account of the tragic Memorial Day explosion — and how the planning department and commission responded.
For one hundred years a paper mill has been woven into the fabric of life of a small Minnesota city — employing generations of local residents. But industry trends do not bode well.
Local governments that are not actively engaged in listening and adapting their services to meet the needs and expectations of their customers and citizens are setting themselves up for disappointment and failure.
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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.
Our fourth “A Year in America” contributing writer, Jan Lopez, provides an introduction to North Central California — and some of the issues she’ll be reporting on in the coming year.
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Sartell, Minnesota is a small community located in Central Minnesota, next to St. Cloud. As part of our Year in America series, planner Anita Rasmussen will fill you in on the major planning issues facing Sartell.
Today we introduce the second of our four writers for our “A Year in America” series — Deepa Sanyal, a planner from the Triangle region of North Carolina. A preview of some of the topics she’ll be reporting on in the months ahead.
We kick off our “A Year in America” series with planning commissioner Kathy Trauger providing an introduction to her hometown: Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and highlighting some of the issues she’ll be reporting on.