The City of Indianola’s Square Streetscape Master Plan was recognized with the Planning Award for Urban Design by the American Planning Association – Iowa Chapter Thursday morning. This award honors efforts to create a sense of place, whether a street, public space, neighborhood, or campus effort. Criteria include originality and innovation, compatibility, effectiveness and results, and public engagement.
Studies show that STEAM-related topics need to be introduced to children at the elementary level. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) is the academic campaign that focuses on introducing curriculum based on these topics to early childhood learners through high school.
Our latest and greatest in the Blink! Simplified Solutions series presents: What is a Comprehensive Plan? Learn how communities can take this living document and turn it into their vision, goals, and aspirations. Don't blink, you might miss it!
The City of Chaska’s vision is to revitalize their downtown as the hub for community destinations and gathering places that reflect and celebrate its historic character, traditional small-town atmosphere, and core values. Two major highways traverse downtown Chaska, State Highway 41 (Chestnut Street) and County Highway 61 (Chaska Boulevard). Both are four-lane roadways and have a primary focus on moving regional traffic efficiently.