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May 20, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Award Spotlight: Salt Lake City Reimagines Nature

A commitment to equity and building stewardship shaped the adaptive, multi-pronged engagement approach and yielded an increase in response rates from underrepresented communities.

May 16, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Awards Spotlight: Water Quality Planning Toolkit for Utah Communities

An intuitive and engaging toolkit for educating elected officials and citizen planners in the complicated and intimidating realm of water-quality management and planning.

May 12, 2022
Policy/Legislative
LET’S TALK! AND TALK. AND TALK SOME MORE…

LET’S TALK! AND TALK. AND TALK SOME MORE… May 9, 2022 On April 25, I posted on this blog about public meetings and hearings, the issues with the way they are conducted these days, and whether they are actually helping or hurting in the overall process of land use administration and policy-making.  In my May […]

May 12, 2022
Policy/Legislative
May 12, 2022
Policy/Legislative
A Minnesota Judge Throws the Book at Immoral Tax Assessments

And to all the public officials out there: Please, stop direct assessing for maintenance.

May 7, 2022
Policy/Legislative
The Great Rebalance 

In Ogden City, where I work, we have begun to see large sections of vacant or underutilized retail take on new life.

May 2, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Call for Nominations!

Serving as an elected leader in APA offers a tremendous opportunity to sharpen your skills, expand your networks, and work directly to strengthen the impact of the organization.

April 28, 2022
Policy/Legislative
APAUT Awards

We are excited to share our annual chapter awards recognizing plans, projects, programs, and individuals that are making a significant contribution to planning in Utah!

April 28, 2022
Policy/Legislative
To Fully Observe, We Need to Walk

I love them both, but for an extreme introverted thinker like me, a week of travel with two extreme extroverts became a test of endurance.

April 28, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Study reveals that Utah housing prices have increased 200% in two decades

A new study by MoneyGeek shows that Utah’s cost for housing has jumped by 200% between 2000 and 2022.

April 22, 2022
Policy/Legislative
DOUBLE WHAMMY

Over-subsidizing housing “actually create(s) more demand, which makes prices rise.” So the solution, he said, is to rely “on the free market” while also upping inventory to relieve demand pressures.

April 21, 2022
Policy/Legislative
The Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman

One of the most important rights associated with property ownership is the ability to adapt or develop it for some profitable or desirable use.

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