August 12, 2018

6: Lisa Nicholas — “There Will Be Change”

Change is inevitable in any municipality and it's a planner's job to help manage that change. We chat with Lisa Nicholas, the City of Ithaca's Deputy Director of Planning and Development, about what the Planning Department does, what zoning is, Ithaca's biggest planning challenges, the massive Chain Works project, and Phase 2 of the Comprehensive Plan.

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Chapters:

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 6:59 - Zoning
  • 14:24 - Urban renewal
  • 22:30 - Planning challenges
  • 33:45 - Common Council's role in planning
  • 50:00 - Chain Works
  • 57:30 - Comprehensive Plan Phase II

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