I worked closely with Dennis Bidwell as he chaired the committee to study the City’s zoning along King Street.  This was a complicated task, involving several stakeholders  with varied perspectives and concerns.  Dennis effectively brought the parties—business and land owners, city planning officials, and neighbors—together, facilitated constructive discussion, and enabled the group to find common ground.  The recommendations coming out of this effort resulted in the City Council approving updated  zoning for King Street that has been instrumental in supporting new development along the corridor.

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Andrew Crystal, O’Connell Development. Former Planning Board Chair