The Planning Commission at Work

The inimitable team of Jim Segedy, FAICP, and Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, AICP, offer creative ways in which planning commissions can work better. The Planning Commission At Work column was previously authored for nearly ten years by long-time planning educator Michael Chandler.

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Bringing the Plan to Life

Most planning commissioners realize that all the effort spent on preparing a comprehensive plan will only pay off if the plan’s policies and objectives are implemented. Michael Chandler offers an eight-step process for helping assure that your plan is brought to life.

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Decision Making

Mike Chandler considers why decision making can be hard for planning commissioners, and explores the substance, form, and function of planning commission decision making.