VARD spearheaded the anti-prop 2 campaign in Teton County. Prop. 2 would have gutted all local land use planning laws and opened the door to out-of-state speculative development interests. "The coalition against Prop 2 was broad and very diverse," said Justin Hayes, with Neighbors Protecting … [Read more...]
This listing of past projects will inform you about past actions in the county.
In collaboration with the cities of Driggs and Victor, VARD was awarded a $45,000 technical assistance grant from the EPA, which will help equip the cities to implement smart growth principles. A team of renowned planners, transportation specialists, economists and designers visited Driggs and … [Read more...]
In 2006-2007 VARD offered a free design service for developers in order to demonstrate design alternatives for their property that better implemented the vision of the comprehensive plan and smart growth principles. Several projects made significant changes to their designs based on the … [Read more...]
The Common Sense Guidelines book is a resource for new residents to the valley, making them aware of how life in rural parts of the county come with responsibilities different than those of urban and suburban life. … [Read more...]