Planning Collaborative, LLC
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTING SERVICES
A number of local governments around the State have had to do more with less. That includes less staffing due to personnel downsizing. RS3 offers flexible government staffing to community development, zoning, and planning departments. Communities have access to a qualified professional while saving money.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND COMMUNITY VISIONING
RS3 Planning Collaborative is a strong proponent of public participation and community visioning. It sets the tone and is the linchpin for projects. Success hinges on the inclusion of diverse stakeholders. That inclusion ignites a community’s energy and buy-in.
Planning studies are target specific strategies tied to a geographical area.
The types of studies:
NEPA ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS/REVIEWS
Public involvement and perception are important when working with a jurisdiction. RS3 will serve as a liaison between the client and the jurisdiction and the community to navigate through the zoning process.
NEIGHBORHOOD/CIVIC GROUP CAPACITY BUILDING
Neighborhood and civic groups are an integral part of a community. Their grass-root efforts help mobilize residents and bring about change. The firm works with existing and emerging groups with:
The Comprehensive Plan is a community’s compass for its chartered course. Comprehensive Planning expresses a long-range vision with short and intermediate plans. More importantly, it provides the basis for policy and budget decisions.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires its Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) to develop a Consolidated Plan as part of its CDBG/HOME application. The five-year plan provides general to specific approaches to serving low to moderate income households and families.
MASC/SCAC ORIENTATION TRAINING & CONTINUING EDUCATION
We take pride in working cooperatively with our clients. Assistance includes:
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