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Sign Code Update: Finding the Sweet Spot between Flexibility and Clutter

Sign Code Update: Finding the Sweet Spot between Flexibility and Clutter

Planning Advisors Bob Bengford and Joe Tovar outline a case study in integrating form-based and street graphic approaches into the City of Lacey’s sign code.

In Focus

Cities Give Alleys New Life Several cities are starting to see more potential in once dangerous and usually underused backstreets. More from Governing. May 29, 2015

Emerging Issues and Featured Practices

Free Statewide Membership to Alliance for Innovation Available through MRSC

As part of MRSC’s Government Performance Initiative, we’ve partnered with the State Auditor’s Office’s Local Government Performance Center, to secure free membership to the Alliance for Innovation for all local governments in Washington.
 

New Guidance on Agency Text Messaging

The Washington State Archives recently released five “Advice Sheets” to help local governments understand the public record requirements of text messages.