Monthly Archives: September 2010

Community Development Or Economic Development?


It seems to me that over the years, we as local government professionals (city managers, economic development folks, planners, etc) have differentiated between the two terms to mean two different types of development: Community development = residential development (or redevelopment) … Continue reading

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How Sharp Is Your Saw?


I’ve been using Steven Covey’s book, “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” in a couple of my management classes. As of late, the seventh habit Sharpen the Saw, has been in mind. In the last month my father has passed, … Continue reading

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Sustainability Education


The mission of Sustainability for Educators and the Environment is to teach sustainability principles to K-12 students, and support the creation and stewardship of sustainable waste management practices in schools nationwide. To offer curricula tailored to student age, and educator … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Planning Article: Do Comprehensive Plans Matter?


This is a terrific and thoughtful piece by Della Rucker. Some of you may recognize her name from presentations at OCMA conferences. I find her blog to be very informative; she often asks the “tough” questions and also offers creative … Continue reading

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