By Elemer Magaziner
(January 3, 2014)
Around the time the City began to update Sedona’s community plan about three years ago, Mayor Rob Adams authored an article in the Red Rock News. He said in effect that we live in a world class environment and that what we need is a world class city to match. Although at odds with the presumption of a “world class” anything, I took his underlying message to heart: we must look for the ingredients of Sedona’s future in the community’s relationship to the place it occupies.
The City Council had appointed eleven residents to sit on a Citizens Steering Committee, with the aim of assuring a plan genuinely driven by the citizens’ vision. I joined the Committee, thrilled with the prospect of engaging Sedona’s residents in the discovery of those ingredients. Read more→