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May 15, 2018

Planning NEXT to present on the promise of countywide comprehensive plans at the Central Ohio Planning & Zoning Workshop

Why is it that many counties in Ohio do not have up-to-date comprehensive plans? What do they have to gain by undertaking them? These questions will be addressed this Friday,…
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April 23, 2018

ValpoNEXT: Over Three Years of Successful Implementation

Planning NEXT is committed to working with communities to develop plans that inspire action, turning recommendations into reality. Over the past three years, implementation of the ValpoNEXT Vision Plan, which…
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March 29, 2018

River Ridge and Kingsdale West Study presented to Upper Arlington City Council

On Monday, March 26th, Planning NEXT presented findings and recommendations of a study for the River Ridge and Kingsdale West neighborhoods to Upper Arlington City Council. The study focuses on…
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February 26, 2018

Montgomery, Alabama launches first comprehensive plan update in more than 50 years

The City of Montgomery, Alabama has kicked off Envision Montgomery 2040, the City’s first comprehensive planning process in more than 50 years. Since the 1950s, Montgomery has been at the…
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February 16, 2018

Dayton’s “Fairgrounds to Future” Project Moves from Opportunities to Vision

On January 25th, the consultant team presented a preliminary vision for the former Montgomery County Fairgrounds at the Fairgrounds to Future Progress Workshop. Nearly 200 members of the public were…
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February 12, 2018

Ready for the Next Step: Three Ohio Communities Adopt Plans!

What a journey it has been! We are proud to report that several communities with which we have worked have formally adopted their plans. In addition to OneDecatur, the comprehensive…
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February 8, 2018

Overland Park, Kansas Kicks Off Their Forward OP Vision and Strategic Plan Process!

On January 30th, Planning NEXT facilitated the Imagine Tomorrow Workshop with people who live, work, shop, worship and learn in Overland Park, Kansas. The Imagine Tomorrow Workshop was attended by…
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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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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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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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