Beattie Street Trailhead: Lessons on Community Engagement and Internal Agendas

When I became the City Manager in Helena, MT, I inherited a complex issue that had environmental assessment, community engagement, traffic patterns, supply-demand, land use, community relations and a number of other layers. After selecting a new Parks, Open Lands and Recreation Director and adding new skills to the team leading this project, the City was able to move the project along.