PlannersWeb columnist Della Rucker’s first video cast is a conversation with Chris Haller of Urban Interactive Studio about the new world of planning project web site development — and a look at his firm’s “Engaging Plans” web site tool.
The goal of a charrette is to bring decision makers and community members together in one place to create a plan that represents a detailed, feasible agreement — a consensus which can otherwise take months to achieve.
Preparing a winning grant proposal requires the 3 C’s: a clear concept, a concrete strategy, and creative goals. Advice on researching and writing a proposal you and your community will be proud of.
In part I, Greg Dale outlines ten key elements to successfully getting started on a project that will involve consultants; part II examines how RFQs can be used in finding planning consultants; and part III focuses on steps planning departments can take to ensure a good working relationship with consultants.
Advice for planners on how to select and work with a consultant, and ensure that your project is a success.