Category Archives: Demographic Groups

Regarding Housing & Land Use Policies on Bainbridge (Part II)

Jon Quitslund I’m taking up the second part of this post in the evening on the day after the June 16th Planning Commission meeting. The Housing, Land Use, and Economic elements were all on the agenda; now there’s a little … Continue reading

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Navigating Bainbridge: Planning for the Comp Plan Update

Jon Quitslund In the evening on July 22nd, the City of Bainbridge Island put on a program to explain the purpose and scope of the revision of our Comprehensive Plan, which will begin in earnest at the end of the … Continue reading

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The Comprehensive Plan’s Five Overriding Principles (Part II)

Jon Quitslund 4. The costs and benefits to property owners should be considered in making land use decisions. I discussed the fifth Principle at length in Part I of this essay.  That principle establishes the importance of maintaining environmental resources … Continue reading

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Planning for a New Neighborhood

Jon Quitslund A few days ago, my wife and I took part in a four-hour workshop, in connection with the emerging plans for the Grow Community development.  All told, approximately forty people were involved in the afternoon’s brainstorming sessions.  Some … Continue reading

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