Rose Center Q&A With The Honorable Pedro Segarra, 2012–2013 Daniel Rose Fellow

Mayor Pedro Segarra (right) speaking to other Daniel Rose Fellows about Hartford's land use challenge during the Rose Center's working meeting at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. (pictured with Hartford Daniel Rose Fellows left to right:  Brandon McGee, Representative, Connecticut State Assembly and Steven Bonafonte, Chair, Hartford Redevelopment Agency)

The process by which mayors are selected does not necessarily ensure that mayors have any planning experience or architectural experience. Mayors tend to be more focused on political skills. It would be a real game-changer if more mayors were able to have access to more in-depth experience in land use planning.

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Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the Urban Land Institute Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Marilyn Strickland, of Tacoma, Washington along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Strickland’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut; and Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the Urban Land Institute Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and three other outstanding local community leaders to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Fischer’s local team will join three others led by the mayors of Austin, Hartford, and Tacoma. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis they need to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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