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    • City of DeKalb: 2025 Strategic Plan - Economic Development Implementation Strategies 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; City of DeKalb Economic Development Commission; Henriksen, Melissa; Evans, Mim (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2017-09)
      CGS assisted the City of DeKalb in developing a citywide strategic plan encompassing a variety of topic areas. This document focuses on the implementation of the economic development components of the overall plan.
    • City of Sycamore 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update 

      Evans, Mim; Vanadilok, Todd; Egret & Ox Planning, LLC; Blanke, Andy (City of Sycamore, 2021)
      The City of Sycamore Comprehensive Plan Update 2020 was completed in conjunction with the Economic Development Playbook. (https://commons.lib.niu.edu/handle/10843/24304) Coordinating preparation of these two documents ...
    • Downtown Development Strategies in Illinois: Assessing the Priorities of Municipal Leaders in Illinois 

      Walzer, Norman; Evans, Mim; Aquino, Michael (Illinois Municipal Policy Journal, 2017-12)
      Retail and downtown issues are changing with Internet buying growing in importance. Consequently, local public officials are exploring alternative strategies and approaches to update the roles played by downtown areas to ...
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 13 No. 3 December 2014 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Evans, Mim; Walzer, Norman (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2014-12)
      The Back to the Cities Movement: Will It Help Illinois’ Smaller Cities?
    • Policy Profiles Vol. 20 No. 2 June 2020 

      Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies; Walzer, Norman; Blanke, Andy; Evans, Mim (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2020-06)
      Managing Demographic Change: Working with Growth in Elderly Populations
    • A Revitalization Plan for DeKalb, IL 

      Evans, Mim; Richard, Brian (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2015-11-06)
      The City of DeKalb advanced to the semi-finals of the America’s Best Communities Competition. This report was the key piece in the City’s competitive entry. The report presents a number of projects designed to work ...
    • Sycamore Economic Development Playbook 

      Evans, Mim; Blanke, Andy (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2021-08-26)
      This report was prepared in conjunction with the City of Sycamore 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update: https://commons.lib.niu.edu/handle/10843/24303 Information gathered during the comprehensive planning process along with input ...
    • Woodstock Illinois Age-Friendly Livable Community Action Plan 

      Evans, Mim; Blanke, Andy; Walzer, Norman (Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2021-06)
      The City of Woodstock has a vision for an age-friendly future: Age-friendly Woodstock, Illinois is widely recognized as a warm, welcoming vibrant community offering lifelong opportunity and enrichment for youth and adults ...