• Inclusive Public Engagement — Putting the Code into Practice

    Cover of the CT Planning Fall Magazine
    Debbie Alaimo Lawlor, FAICP, PP

    The recent update to the AICP Code of Ethics calls for planners to perform our work in a manner that addresses social justice and focuses on making equitable decisions for the good of all that we serve.
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  • Making the Most of ARPA Funds

    Make the Most of ARPA Funds article cover

    The first round of much-anticipated ARPA funding has been released to States. Localities are pushing to spend this one-time cash infusion for the good of their communities before time’s up. It seems...
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  • Kara Drane Joins Colliers Engineering & Design

    Headshot of Kara Drane
    PRESS RELEASE

    Colliers Engineering & Design, a national multi-discipline engineering, architecture design firm, is pleased to announce it has hired Kara Drane, AICP, as Senior Project Manager / Planning in the firm’s Charlotte, NC...
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  • David Healy Joins Colliers Engineering & Design

    Dave Healy
    Press Release

    Colliers Engineering & Design, a national multi-discipline engineering design firm, has hired David Healy as Director of School Referendum Services.
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  • Darnetta Craig Joins Colliers Engineering & Design’s Water Resources Division

    Headshot of Darnetta Craig
    PRESS RELEASE

    Maser Consulting, a national multidiscipline consulting and engineering design firm, is pleased to announce that Darnetta D. Craig, PE has joined the firm as Senior Project Manager and the lead for the Water/Wastewater Division in the firm’s Pittsburgh office.
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  • Tax Maps: From Fabric to Digital Mapping

    NJ map
    Amanda Paton

    The first tax mapping originated in the 1670s in Boston where the assessors listed assets and value. In the early stages of development, these maps detailed the metes and bounds of each property. They were drawn manually and many times were printed on animal skin (vellum) or linen fabric...Today, the use of digital tax mapping performed with Computer Aided Design/Drafting (CADD) and more recently, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has advanced the tax map system in both practicality and accuracy.
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