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February 6, 2018

One Decatur Has Been Adopted! Focus Shifts to Implementation.

On February 5, 2018, The City of Decatur, Alabama adopted the One Decatur Comprehensive Plan. It was the final step in an 18-month planning process to create a new city-wide…
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Project Updates
February 2, 2018

Making it Happen: Envision Athens Wraps Up its Action Agenda Establishing a New Vision for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

In the fall of 2016, the Athens-Clarke community began a journey to develop a common vision and strategic action plan to guide the County forward, called Envision Athens. The plan…
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Project Updates
January 16, 2018

Upper Arlington’s River Ridge/Kingsdale West Study Focuses on Preserving Neighborhood Character

Planning NEXT is currently helping the City of Upper Arlington (UA) with the River Ridge/Kingsdale West Study. The study area includes the River Ridge neighborhood, an intact post-WW2 (1950s) community…
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Project Updates
January 16, 2018

CONNECT Clark County Comprehensive Plan has been unveiled!

After a year and a half-long, countywide planning effort, the draft CONNECT Clark County Comprehensive Plan has been presented to the community. CONNECT Clark County was launched in the fall…
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Project Updates
December 4, 2017

Age-Friendly Columbus Strategic Plan Released

Following a two-year research and planning process, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has launched the Age-Friendly Columbus Strategic Plan. In a press event at the Gateway Film Center on November 28,…
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Project Updates
October 10, 2017

One Decatur community continues to move forward together

The draft One Decatur comprehensive plan has been unveiled! Approximately 250 people turned out to view the draft plan at an Open House last week. Participants were able to view boards about the plan's recommendations and to identify their priority actions for implementation. The plan reflects the values and aspirations of the community and is organized around five theme areas: Creating a Quality…
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Staff Activity
September 18, 2017

Congratulations Sarah and Kyle!

Congratulations to two integral members of the Planning NEXT family! Sarah Bongiorno, LEED AP BD+C and Kyle May, AICP have been recognized for their significant contributions, dedication, and service to…
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Staff Activity
July 27, 2017

Collaborative approach to planning shared at Society of College and University Planning Annual Conference

At the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) National Conference earlier this month, Jamie Greene, Planning NEXT Principal; Theresa Gehr, Columbus State Community College Senior Advisor to the President;…
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Project Updates
June 22, 2017

Week-Long Workshops Set a Vision for Coastal Alabama

The Coastal Alabama Partnership (CAP) is about bringing together business and political leadership for collaboration in infrastructure, education, and governmental services in Baldwin County and Mobile County, Alabama. As part…
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Project Updates
June 1, 2017

Age-Friendly Columbus asks older adults how to make the city friendly for all ages

For the past few months, Planning NEXT and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) have been working to develop a draft set of strategies for the Age-Friendly Columbus strategic plan.  Part of a…
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