GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: A PHASE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGIONAL PLAN

The Northwestern Indiana Planning Commission has set out to establish a regional comprehensive planning process to deal with open space, water quality management housing, drainage, transportation, economic development and environmental impact. Its regional goals are aimed at economic development to achieve optimim regional growth; spatial development to provide optimal levels of practicality while incorporating aesthetics; human development to encourage maximum development of individual potential by providing the best health, education, safety and welfare; environmental protection and resource utilization and to provide increased cooperation in intergovernmental relations. Sessions were held with members of the community to identify and discuss the problems, these sessions were called RAP sessions; Resolving Areawide Problems. Later sessions were held to evaluate alternatives to these problems and to vote on their priorities. Questionnaires, their analysis, summaries of votes and the organization of the citizen groups are given.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Study sponsored in part by HUD Urban Planning Grant.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission

    8149 Kennedy Avenue
    Highland, IN  United States  46322
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: 30 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00263676
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1974 12:00AM