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900 people, get off my lawn

I live in a Midwestern college town, and we are homeowners fairly close to the university campus. A large chunk of land about a block from our house has been sold to a developer. The developer plans to turn it into student housing, provided they can get the required zoning changes. I'm looking for people who've had similar experiences dealing with local governments on zoning issues, and what I, along with my neighborhood organization, can do to cope in the months to come. [more inside]
posted by sararah on Jan 18, 2013 - 27 answers

Riot in Newark City Council?

Can someone explain to me why there was almost a riot in the Newark, New Jersey City Council last night? [more inside]
posted by valkyryn on Nov 21, 2012 - 12 answers

What's it like to serve on a City Council?

Are there any City Council members out there? What is it like to run for office and to serve as a councilperson in your town (bonus points if it's a city of 50-100K population)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 21, 2012 - 4 answers

Would an online forum improve citizen engagement with City Council?

I'm searching for examples of City Councils that incorporate technology into the process, specifically things like online forums where citizens can discuss issues. [more inside]
posted by jmnugent on Feb 6, 2010 - 2 answers

How to initiate public awareness

How to mount a public awareness campaign? [more inside]
posted by frosty_hut on Aug 29, 2007 - 4 answers

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