What is a Framework?

A framework refers to the basic structure or outline used to guide the development, implementation, or analysis of something. In the context of a city council meeting, the term might encompass the following:

For example, city councils use planning frameworks to guide the long-term growth and development of the city in which it governs. This might include comprehensive plans, master plans, or strategic plans that outline priorities, land use policies, infrastructure investments, and other key considerations in shaping the city’s future.

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