Community: Communities have origins, stories, and connections to family, institutions, the land, and weather. They function or fail in a particular economy. Effective planning begins with a commitment to listening and research. Communities are complex organisms made up of human transactions, both private and public.  The quality of a community is measured in its resident’s well-being and members’ sense of belonging, in their pride and legacy, in their sense of security and opportunity for growth.  This is the planning goal; to affect these deeper measures of quality.  Transportation, infrastructure, tax revenue, and access to food, jobs, or recreation are systems; tools, and resources to make a better community.  Understanding the deeper needs, stresses, and desires that characterize a community is essential to fostering its healthy revival and growth.