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Looking Back and Looking Forward
April 25, 2019Sam Mamet's thoughts upon his retirement after 40 years with the Colorado Municipal League.
Strategic Planning for a Stronger Future
April 25, 2019Doug Linkhart, National Civic League executive director, explores why strategic planning is so important to cities and towns.
Get to Know Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League Executive Director
April 25, 2019Get to Know ... Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League Executive Director
Municipal Economic Outlook
April 25, 2019In the 2019 State of Our Cities & Towns survey, CML asked Colorado municipalities about their anticipated economic challenges and opportunities. One hundred and fifty-nine municipalities responded, and this is what they told us.
Colorado's Newest Representatives
April 25, 2019Hear from Colorado's newest members of the U.S. Congress: Jason Crow and Joe Neguse.
Technology Trends 2019: Converging Technologies to Watch
April 25, 2019As local governments continue the process of becoming digital communities, several considerations arise that enable the ability to become digital government service providers.
Thoughts on the Future of Transportation in Colorado
April 25, 2019From the new executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation
Strengthening Colorado’s Communities into the Future
April 25, 2019From the new executive director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs
Using Demographic Data to Plan for the Future
April 25, 2019After an innovative look at data from the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Demographers Office, the Town of Bennett is preparing for a “boomer boom.”
Population Shifts and their Future Impact on Communities
April 25, 2019
Births and deaths are influenced by age, education, income, lifestyle, and health care — just to name a few. These factors change over time, causing a shift in the population dynamics of Colorado.
Continued Development of Strategic Plan a Key Priority
April 25, 2019The Colorado Municipal League’s Strategic Plan has long been a subject of focus and attention by the CML Executive Board and staff, but the past two years have seen a more intentional effort to better connect the process and desired outcomes to CML’s mission, vision, and values.
Strategic Plan Focuses on Priority Areas
April 25, 2019The City of Arvada’s Strategic Plan focuses on five Council Priority Areas: Safe Community, infrastructure, community and economic development, vibrant community and neighborhoods, and organizational and service effectiveness.
A Path to Resilience and Sustainability
April 25, 2019In April 2017, after considerable coordination and preparation, the City of Manitou Springs adopted “Plan Manitou,” an integrated master/hazard-mitigation plan, and hopes that its experience may be relevant for other Colorado communities.
Addressing Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities through Comprehensive Planning
April 25, 2019This article examines six current policy and land use challenges and offers recommendations for how they can be addressed within a municipal comprehensive plan.