This Is How the Federal Government Is Going to Force Your State to Prepare for Climate Change | Mother Jones. A good opportunity to encourage participation in our attempt to seek funding for house lifting in the flood zones once again.
One of the biggest hurdles facing job growth on Cape Cod is the handling of waste water. Re-using gray water (water from sinks, bath tubs, and washing machines) provides opportunities for reducing water demand and reducing nitrogen in sewage. As we try to address regional concerns with regulatory relief in Dennis Port and think about… More Gray-water plan to be proposed for new S.F. buildings – San Francisco Chronicle
I have never been a big fan of growth limitation by-laws that make a very small number of building permits available. Especially egregious are ones that make a small number available just once a year. Generally, the result is a small number of builders being able to obtain the right to build within a community.… More Growth Limitations
Housing affordability is the No. 1 problem facing Dennis. The lack of affordable housing creates a situation where young people cannot afford to live in town. This means young people educated in Dennis cannot bring their knowledge or skills to town. It threatens everything that makes the Dennis a great place to live. Expensive housing prices… More Affordable Housing Looking Back At 2014 And Forward To 2015
The following Town of Dennis Community Development Strategy will be the subject of a Public Hearing at 4:30 pm on December 15th in the Large Hearing Room at Dennis Town Hall, 485 Main Street, South Dennis. Comments are welcome. The Town of Dennis adopted Local Comprehensive Plan on September 22, 2002. The Plan was adopted… More TOWN OF DENNIS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY For Fiscal Year 2015
I stumbled upon an app designed to provide local history to the public. The app has tremendous tourism, and therefore economic development, potential. The challenge is getting Town of Dennis history added to the system. The app was created as a teaching tool by a Marshall University professor. I want to encourage residents to go… More There’s an App For That – Tracking Dennis History
I have posted before about our population loss and the increase in second homes over the past decade. I have also noted a loss of the 24 -50 age cohort. This article gives us more to digest. http://thestile1972.tumblr.com/post/101874810155/whats-in-a-number-confronting-urban-population