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Explain what important aspects of the land development code revision you support.

Bobby Levinski

City Council, District 8

I was an outspoken critic of CodeNEXT (the land development code revision) as a process. We spent 6 years and $8.5+ million on the process; both numbers are indications of problems that perpetuated throughout. However, there is much we can salvage and move forward with, such as amendments that will help us (i) manage our growth better by directing it to town centers and along designated transit corridors; (ii) address our serious flooding risks by requiring redevelopments to mitigate stormwater runoff; and (iii) reduce wildfire risks by adopting the recommendations of the Firewise Alliance.