Growth Vision: It's Not About Principles, It's About Control

Cities and counties tussle over who controls growth in Contra Costa.
June 26, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The principles include an urban growth line in an undetermined location, open space preservation, coordinated land-use and transportation planning and an affordable housing trust fund.Few disagree with the principles, most of which rest comfortably next to Mom and apple pie. The conflict centers on who controls them.Think of Shaping Our Future as a scuba diver's tank: Everyone agrees it must contain air but they all want their thumbs on the valve."

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Published on Monday, June 23, 2003 in Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
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