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Community Planning: Strategies for Rural Counties

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    Community Planning: Strategies for Rural Counties

    Rural county leaders across the country use strategic planning to tackle local challenges. Through innovative best practices in community planning, counties take advantage of their place-based assets to address community needs and encourage economic growth. NACo recently spoke with Jamie Hart, senior planner with the Madison County Planning Department in New York, and Kate Somers, program manager at the Randolph County Housing Authority in West Virginia, to discuss new strategies for community planning that address a variety of topics including smart growth, the aging population and workforce development.

    This podcast features music from Broke for Free, Christian Bjoerklund and Digital Primitives.

    Through innovative best practices in community planning, counties take advantage of their place-based assets to address community needs and encourage economic growth.
    2015-04-30
    Podcast
    2020-07-29

Rural county leaders across the country use strategic planning to tackle local challenges. Through innovative best practices in community planning, counties take advantage of their place-based assets to address community needs and encourage economic growth. NACo recently spoke with Jamie Hart, senior planner with the Madison County Planning Department in New York, and Kate Somers, program manager at the Randolph County Housing Authority in West Virginia, to discuss new strategies for community planning that address a variety of topics including smart growth, the aging population and workforce development.

This podcast features music from Broke for Free, Christian Bjoerklund and Digital Primitives.

About Alix Kashdan (Full Bio)

Digital Media Associate

Alix Kashdan works on creation and implementation of digital media content. She produces story maps, GIS maps, podcasts, and other interactive content. She also serves as a photographer at NACo events and assists with producing communications materials, maintaining NACo.org, handling media relations, and copy editing.