Being Effective

Not surprisingly, many of our articles and postings have focused on how planning commissioners can be more effective.

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A Path for Responsible Service

As commissioners we are a diverse group with a multitude of interests. We bring our unique perspective to the table — and this is a good thing, for commissioners are not in place to be rubber stamps for the interests of others.

On Commitment

On Commitment

How do we motivate commissioners to realize being on the planning commission requires a “commitment”? The more I thought about it, the more complex the answer seems to be.