Working Across Boundaries – People, Nature, Regions
Matthew McKinney and Shawn Johnson,
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Cambridge, Mass., 2009.
Review by: Jon Linton
Many pressing issues for municipalities cross jurisdictional boundaries. Examples are destination tourism marketing; environmental issues (which often are aligned on a watershed basis); services coordination (transportation, policing, etc.); strategic planning; growth and land use management; economic development; and the list goes on.
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Rediscovering the Wealth of Places
In this video, Dr. Greg Baeker talks about his book – Rediscovering the Wealth of Places – and how municipal cultural planning can help municipalities of all sizes and circumstances, from large urban centres to mid-size cities to rural areas and small towns to support economic development and community building. Visit our YouTube page to watch the video.
Municipal governments (and perhaps all governments for that matter) must consider at least some of their expenditures not as costs, but as investments. Too often, municipalities fail to have this “investment mentality,” adopting instead a “cost mentality.” – Al Lauzon and Fred Pries, University of Guelph
Read this article in the November 2014 Environment issue of Municipal World magazine.
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