Award Date

11-17-1999

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Department

Public Administration

First Committee Member

Dr. Layne, Chair

Second Committee Member

Dr. Goodall

Third Committee Member

Dr. Swerdlow

Fourth Committee Member

Dr. Thompson

Number of Pages

92

Abstract

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Region is the fastest growing region in the United States and has been for several years. The same source lists Henderson as the fastest growing large city (over 100,000 population) since 1990.

To mitigate the effects of growth, the Southern Nevada Strategic Planning Authority (SNSPA) was created in 1997. it was tasked with creating a 20 year plan for growth and presenting that plan to the 1999 legislature. The purpose of this paper is to determine it the residents of Henderson agree with the contents of the plan, as rt was submitted to the legislature in 1999.

Keywords

City planning; Henderson; Nevada; Infrastructure planning; Population growth; Southern Nevada Strategic Planning Authority (SNSPA)

Disciplines

Community-Based Research | Demography, Population, and Ecology | Public Affairs | Urban Studies | Urban Studies and Planning

Language

English