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SoapBox: Don’t Limit Citizen Appeals of Land Use Decisions

December 8, 2016 0 min to read

SoapBox: Don’t Limit Citizen Appeals of Land Use Decisions

Category : SoapBox

Walter Lawson’s comments to Colorado Springs City Council about a proposed amendment to add significant limits to citizens’ ability to appeal land use decisions by the City Planning Commission. Council is expected to vote on this December 13, 2016. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/296880658-soapbox-dont-limit-citizen-a...

CityTalk – Sept 16 2016

September 16, 2016 0 min to read

CityTalk – Sept 16 2016

Category : CityTalk

The Colorado Springs comprehensive plan is now being revised. The city wants to hear from you. #planCOS is the hashtag the city is watching. Jill is now hosting “office hours” out in the community, the first and third Thursday of each month from 1 to 3 pm. Council redistricting update. Should we have a “primer” on the Schoo...

Council Matters – Sept 15 2016

September 15, 2016 0 min to read

Council Matters – Sept 15 2016

Category : Council Matters

Collaboration, infrastructure and jobs. The Mayor’s State of the City address, “Good to Great.” Was it an endorsement of current city councilors? Shouldn’t the Mayor also give us the bad news? Stormwater, police staffing and response times. 2017 city budget process underway, SDS, Banning-Lewis Ranch, and the comprehensive pla...

Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine

September 2, 2016 0 min to read

Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine

Category : Paving Paradise

How the growth machine games the system in your community. Real estate developers, homebuilders, construction companies and banks are most likely pulling the strings. They use the myth of prosperity from growth to con us, and election contributions to wield undue influence over public policy. The result? The public pays much of th...