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Transition Network

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that our present economic and environmental state gives a sense of precariousness to life. If I stay in the present and I look at food, shelter, clothing, water, roads and police protection, … Continue reading

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Culture of Sustainability

The harvest is in, cover crops are planted and bees are tucked in for the winter so I have time to focus again on this process of generating residential green building codes. Although I haven’t written in a while, I … Continue reading

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Meeting with Kent Clark, May 26, 2011

A subcommittee met with county judge executive, Kent Clark. Planning administrator, Duane Curry was also in attendance. Both were supportive of green building guidelines for Madison County and interested in seeing the National Association of Home Builders Green Building Guidelines. … Continue reading

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My Case Against Municipal Water

THE WATER COMPANY ARRIVES Last fall, we saw our local water company plow down woods along our road, Curtis Pike, clearing a 20 foot swath of land to lay water main. We watched as the pipe snaked down across neighbors’ … Continue reading

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December 6, 2010 Meeting With Duane Curry

  Codes discussion meeting with Duane Curry, Alice Jones, Margie Stelzer, John Capillo, Dick Futrell 1)      Alice Jones’ Spring planning class at EKU: a)     Class presentation to the Planning Commission in a special session in the  Richmond City Council Chambers … Continue reading

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Introduction

      I live on a ridge top in the Curtis Pike Intentional Community in Madison County Kentucky. For the past year and a half, we have been working with our county planning and zoning board to encourage the development and … Continue reading

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