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Planning

Planning

Growth and Development Through Planning

Our sixteen-county region is diverse and remarkable place, comprised of 35 communities and approximately 375,000 people. To help our communities and the region continue to growdevelop, and thrive, our contribution is to provide professional planning assistance across several programs. These help us work toward attaining our regional goals outlined in our comprehensive and strategic plans.  

Disaster Mitigation Plans

Disaster Mitigation Plans

Disaster mitigation planning reduces loss of life and property by minimizing the impacts of disasters. RVRC assists communities with the creation of these plans, helping to identify disaster risks and vulnerabilities to create long-term strategies for protecting people and property.
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Zoning Technical Assistance

Zoning Technical Assistance

When communities have effective zoning ordinances, conflicts are reduced. RVRC works with local governments to maximize land use efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of development in the region.
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Historic Preservation

Historic Presentation

What is important in our History? All across the River Valley are historic resources requiring careful planning to preserve. RVRC works with communities to help ensure these assets are catalogued, protected, and understood.
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Environmental Planning

Environmental Planning

There is a vast assortment of environmental assets in the region – watersheds, rivers, forests, ecosystems – all requiring stewardship to maintain and protect. We help monitor and safeguard these assets through a number of services.
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Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

There are countless benefits to accessing data visualization across geographic spaces. We use GIS to help local governments and communities in a number of ways including transportation planning, infrastructure planning, Fire and EMS planning, zoning, and much more.
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Meeting Facilitation

Meeting Facilitation

When the need to meet arises, and it does so often when planning, conference space, technical assistance, and meeting facilitation is offered by the RVRC to communities and organizations who need it.
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