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Durango Comprehensive Plan

As Durango’s population continues to grow, residents wanted to preserve their city’s heart and soul. The comprehensive plan update process looked to protect quality of life for the community and to engage many citizens using a wide variety of tools.

Content type:
projects
Location:
Durango, CO
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
decision-making,
facilitation & dialogue,
government,
public participation & outreach,
scenario planning,
values-based planning,
visualization

3I Solutions

In south-central New Hampshire, regional planners used the 3I (three infrastructures) approach to simultaneously plan for the I-93 Corridor's built, green, and social infrastructures.

Content type:
projects
Keyword(s):
conservation and natural resources,
decision-making,
economic development,
environmental sustainability,
government,
implementation,
public participation & outreach,
values-based planning,
visioning,
visualization

Beverly Hills Community Character Study

As part of the General Plan update process, the City Council of Beverly Hills created a Community Character Committee to consider how character might be protected and to consider how different future scenarios for the City would impact character.

Content type:
projects
Location:
Beverly Hills, CA
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
community inventory,
data analysis & collection,
decision-making,
historic preservation,
transportation,
values-based planning

Dakota Dreams

Dakota Dreams used Appreciative Inquiry to identify opportunities and address the serious poverty and economic depression in northwestern North Dakota and create a comprehensive plan for change.

Content type:
projects
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
diversity,
economic development,
facilitation & dialogue,
implementation,
public participation & outreach,
storytelling,
values-based planning,
visioning,
youth

enVISION Manistee County

After an overwhelmingly positive response by community members to a proposed visioning initiative, the Manistee County Community Foundation embarked upon a community-driven process to produce strategies and action steps to guide the county’s future.

Content type:
projects
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
community inventory,
data analysis & collection,
decision-making,
facilitation & dialogue,
implementation,
project design & management,
public participation & outreach,
values-based planning,
visioning

enVISION Utah

Envision Utah is a “Public/Private Partnership formed to guide the development of a broadly and publicly supported Quality Growth Strategy - a vision to protect Utah's environment, economic strength, and quality of life.”

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projects

Fairfield 2012

The Fairfield City Council and numerous partners enlisted the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) Institute for Decision Making to conduct a comprehensive planning process for the City based around five core community values.

Content type:
projects
Location:
Fairfield, IA
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
community inventory,
decision-making,
facilitation & dialogue,
implementation,
public participation & outreach,
values-based planning

Grand Valley Vision 20/20

For Grand Valley’s 20/20 community visioning endeavor, area municipalities hired James Kent Associates (JKA) to perform a visioning process to identify strategies for achieving the vision and to consider specific actions relevant to each strategy.

Content type:
projects
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
community inventory,
decision-making,
public participation & outreach,
scenario planning,
values-based planning,
visioning

Malpai Borderlands Group

The Malpai Borderlands Group works to conserve land, protect the environment, protect the ranching lifestyle and enhance the local economy through collaborations of ranchers, conservationists, government and scientists.

Content type:
projects
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
conservation and natural resources,
decision-making,
economic development,
environmental sustainability,
government,
public participation & outreach,
values-based planning

Sustaining Jackson Hole

Sustaining Jackson Hole is a comprehensive, citizen-driven indicators program. Citizens set out to measure and track a wide variety of programs and issues in the community, and to create indicators for all aspects of the community.

Content type:
projects
Location:
Jackson Hole, WY
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
community inventory,
data analysis & collection,
implementation,
indicators & monitoring,
public participation & outreach,
values-based planning