News Flash

Featured News

Posted on: January 24, 2022

City planning director recognized for conservation efforts in UDC

Laura Haning with award from Cibolo Center

The Cibolo Center for Conservation recognized Laura Haning, the director of the City’s Planning and Community Development department, for her leadership during the creation of the Unified Development Code.

The Unified Development Code (UDC) combines various ordinances relating to development into one document, clarifying the development process and strengthening the City’s ability to promote sustainable development while protecting the environment. The City worked with outside organizations, including the Cibolo Center, to create a responsible development plan for Boerne.

“Laura surprised us when she sought the Cibolo’s involvement in the creation of the new Unified Development Code. We were further impressed by her embrace of modern solutions that will make Boerne one of the most resilient and environmentally sensible communities in Texas,” said Ben Eldredge, Director of Conservation at the Cibolo Center. “The result is a truly model development code worthy of emulation throughout the state and Laura’s leadership was fundamental to its creation."

The Planning and Community Development department was instrumental in the UDC’s development process, which began in 2019 and was adopted by City Council in July 2021.

“The new UDC is a great example of what can be achieved when the City partners with the community,” Haning said. “It is an honor to be recognized by the Cibolo Center and we look forward to working with them more in the future.”

Watch the video below and click here to learn more about the UDC

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Featured News

Ryan Bass presents at Oak Wilt Management Workshop

City hosts Oak Wilt Management Workshop

Posted on: November 18, 2022
City of Boerne Logo

City of Boerne unveils new logo

Posted on: August 16, 2022
Cartoon graphic with "BOND" spelled out in thought bubbles over houses

City to expand B.O.N.D. Meetings

Posted on: March 11, 2022
Movies include Raya and the last dragon, Sing 2, Ghostbuster, Encanto, Elf, Ninja Turtles

Movie in the Park schedule for 2022

Posted on: April 25, 2022
boerne mobility master plan logo

Boerne Mobility Master Plan

Posted on: February 18, 2022
New City Hall and Utilities Signage

City maintains strong Aa2 credit rating

Posted on: November 15, 2021
picture of Boerne Police Chief Jim Kohler

Boerne’s Chief of Police to retire

Posted on: August 17, 2021