McLean County Greenways News Autumn 2013 FULL
January 23, 2014 | By Mcrpc Staff |
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The McLean County Regional Comprehensive Plan presents a guide for sensible growth that supports efficient development, transportation alternatives, suitable housing for a variety of needs, local agriculture, and the enhancement of natural resources, human heritage, and quality of life. Sensible growth recognizes the potential benefits of population and economic growth, but sets high standards to preserve and enhance the community for both present and future generations. It involves the building of livable communities that feature distinctive identities with pedestrian-friendly designs and many social and cultural amenities. It also involves promoting economic growth to provides the jobs and tax base that can help support these amenities. Sensible growth also occurs in harmony with the natural environment.