Is Collaboration the Key to Successful Implementation?

In order to more efficiently carry out its long-range comprehensive plan, Kane County, Illinois has created the Kane County Planning Cooperative as the central implementing body to work with various stakeholders.

Sean Glowacz explains the Kane County Planning Cooperative, which will be the body responsible for implementing the county’s new comprehensive plan. The cooperative is comprised of key stakeholders from municipalities, the county government, school districts, hospitals and other regionally important bodies. The Cooperative is designed to help local decision-making bodies fill in the gaps in local planning resources. Its activities range from holding countywide educational forums to providing technical assistance to municipalities.

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