Author Archives: GLHowe

Planning a city with ROI in mind

Ten years ago, I stood with a farmer at the front of a long driveway. We discussed how homes were popping-up on farmland. “Look at this,” he said. “The house is 150 feet from the road. What a waste of space.” To … Continue reading

Posted in Social Capital

A Summary of Potential Benefits of Accessory Dwelling Units

Next Tuesday (President’s Day is Monday), the City Commission will consider new ordinance language that will encourage Accessory Dwelling Units in the City, including single family neighborhoods. Tuesday’s action is to consider setting a hearing date, which would be no earlier than … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Housing