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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Jul 21, 2021

In this episode from the archives, Amanda Mack shares her thoughts about placemaking efforts and aligning those efforts with other essential government services.

Although she recently left the City of Spenser, Iowa for a position in Watertown, SD, this is one of the most popular episodes in the Develop This! archive.  Jason and Amanda talk city finances, community improvement projects, the balance of power between city staff and elected officials, and much more.  She closes the episode with tips economic developers should know when working with municipal governments.

Amanda's suggested reading list:
Love Where You Live by Peter Kageyama
Water the Bamboo by Greg Bell

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