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Integrating Capital Improvements Planning with the Comprehensive Plan
In an ideal world, the comprehensive plan and capital improvements program are well integrated, with planners engaged in making sure the vision and goals of the comprehensive plan are shaping the community's investments through the CIP. But in reality, this is an area in which most local governments fall short. This month's PAS Memo explains how the City of Austin, Texas, developed a new model to better involve planners and integrate comprehensive planning into the CIP.
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