[Talk-us] Proposal: delete census-designated place polygons

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 14:46:32 GMT 2010


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Lord-Castillo, Brett
<BLord-Castillo at stlouisco.com> wrote:
> The St Louis County Planning Department, St Louis Planning and Urban Design Agency, St Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce and Growth Association, and US Post Office all have different definitions of the boundaries of "St Louis" even though it has one of the oldest most clearly defined geographic boundaries in the United States. Among the 91 cities in our county, there have been 54 boundary disputes resolved within the past 3 years, and 489 such disputes in the last 50 years (the use of GIS is leading to the discovery of more boundary discrepancies).
> Just because there is disagreement over a boundary does not mean that those boundaries do not exist and are not well defined.

Totally different thing - you're talking about small-scale
disagreements on the order of a lot.



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