Why you should care about the city’s Comp Plan checkup

ShowImage[5] “I have always found than plans are useless, but planning in indispensible.”
— Dwight D. Eisenhower

When a successful strategic planner such as Gen. Eisenhower speaks, you’re compelled to listen. But how do you reconcile his statement?

What Gen. Eisenhower meant was that a plan isn’t simply a static to-do list. Plans have to be flexible enough to adapt to changing conditions.

The City of College Station’s Comprehensive Plan is no different.

When the Comp Plan was adopted in 2009, College Station’s population was just a tad more than 90,000, and Texas A&M had a enrollment of about 49,000, thanks to an enrollment cap of 50,000.

Just five years later, the local landscape has changed significantly.

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