The Flagstaff 2020 Records held by Cline Library’s Special Collections & Archives represent what the Arizona Daily Sun called “reams of information” about the Flagstaff 2020 community visioning process. These primary source materials include documents, ephemera, video recordings, photographs, and oral history interviews. View all digitized and born-digital items from the Flagstaff 2020 Records via Digital Collections.
A Vision for Our Community included a bibliography titled “The 2020 Bookstore” listing all the formal publications associated with the Flagstaff 2020 community visioning process. Since 1997, the Flagstaff 2020 project has made its way into many secondary sources, including journal articles, books, newspapers, and other publications.
Flagstaff 2020 Publications
Flagstaff 2020 Community Values Assessment Survey (August 1996)
Flagstaff 2020 Vision Validation Survey (June 1997)
A Vision for Our Community (June 1997)
Physical copies of the Flagstaff 2020 newspaper inserts and other publications are available onsite at Cline Library.
Copies of the Flagstaff 2020 publications are also available through the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library.
Additionally, Special Collections & Archives digitized one of several environmental scans connected to Flagstaff 2020’s research activities:
Flagstaff 2020 Environmental Scan Trends and Issues (complied by Grand Canyon Trust, 1996)
Journal Articles & Academia
Cantu, Cassandra A. “A Needs Evaluation for Dunn County, Wisconsin,” Master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout, 2008. Available online via MINDS@UW.
Casado, Matt A. “Balancing Urban Growth and Landscape Preservation: The Case of Flagstaff, Arizona.”Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly 40, iss. 4 (August 1, 1999): 64-69. https://doi.org/10.1177/001088049904000415
Ding, Paula A. “Envisioning Local Futures: The Evolution of Community Visioning as a Tool for Managing Change.” Journal of Future Studies 9, no. 4 (May 2005): 89-100. Available online through the Journal of Future Studies archive.
Price, Laurie J. and Fernando Moreno Arteaga. “Geographies of Power and Participatory Planning: Community Case Studies from Ecuador and the U.S.” High Plains Applied Anthropologist 1 vol. 22 (spring 2002): 58-67. Available online via the High Plains Society for Applied Anthropology.
Solop, Frederic I. “Survey Research and ‘Visioning’ in Flagstaff, Arizona.” Planning Practice & Research 16, no. 1 (2001): 51-58. DOI: 10.1080/02697450120049560
Books & Book Chapters
Ames, Steven C. A Guide to Community Visioning: Hands-On Information for Local Communities. Salem, OR: American Planning Association. 1993.
Poff, Boris & Aregai Tecle. “Multi-Objective Analysis of the Proposed Rerouting of the Rio de Flag in Flagstaff, Arizona” in The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research, edited by Charles van Riper III and Kenneth L. Cole, 245-256. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 2004.
Reports & Presentations
Flagstaff (Ariz.) Planning Division. Flagstaff Area Regional Land Use and Transportation Plan. November 2001. Available online via the City of Flagstaff Archive Center.
Arizona Daily Sun
Arizona Daily Sun editorial staff. “Envision bright Flagstaff future.” Arizona Daily Sun, January 24, 1996.
Arizona Daily Sun editorial staff. “Time’s running out on the Flagstaff 2020 Mystery Game.” Arizona Daily Sun, May 23, 1997.
Arizona Daily Sun editorial staff. “Flagstaff 2020 success formula” Arizona Daily Sun, May 30, 1996.
Author unknown. Community News: “Flagstaff 2020.” Arizona Daily Sun, May 23, 1996.
Hartzell, Julianne. Letter to the editor: “Coming together 2020.” Arizona Daily Sun, February 14, 1997.
Keith, J. Leon. “Will you win a house? It’s a mystery.” Arizona Daily Sun, November 1, 1996.
Lovett, Clara M. Letter to the editor: “Sensible growth.” Arizona Daily Sun, October 1, 1996.
Morlock, Blake. “Flagstaff looks to its future.” Arizona Daily Sun, January 24, 1996.
Morlock, Blake. “Visioning meeting maps shape of change.” Arizona Daily Sun, May 30, 1996.
Morlock, Blake. “Whose vision is this?” Arizona Daily Sun, September 10, 1996.
Morlock, Blake. “Flagstaff 2020 paints scary growth picture” Arizona Daily Sun, September 13, 1996.
Morlock, Blake. “Visioning said threat to freedom.” Arizona Daily Sun, June 1, 1997.
Reese, Paul L. Letter to the editor: “In the dark.” Arizona Daily Sun, May 10, 1997.
Turner, Kathy Dunn. “Who decides future of Flagstaff?” Arizona Daily Sun, May 26, 1996.
Zanzucchi, Martin. “Flag’s vision gets focused Saturday.” Arizona Daily Sun, December 1, 1996.
Schneck, Steve. “What is in our future? Flagstaff 2020 has something to say about living here in the next millennium.” Flag Live!, July 17 – July 23, 1997.
Marceau, Mary. “Future focus benefits students in form of new graduate class.” The Lumberjack, October 23-29, 1996. Available online via Digital Collections.
Randazzo, Ryan. “Survey: Growth is most important Flagstaff issue.” The Lumberjack, April 28, 1999. Available online via Digital Collections.
Vaughan, Andy. “Group plans city’s future.” The Lumberjack, January 29, 1997. Available online via Digital Collections.
Vaughan, Andy. “Organization plans city growth.” The Lumberjack, February 19, 1997. Available online via Digital Collections.
Northern Arizona Mountain Living Magazine
Mountain Living Magazine staff. “Flagstaff 2020 Mystery Game Winners.” Northern Arizona Mountain Living Magazine, August 1997.
Sibley, Kate. “The meaning of freedom in Flagstaff.” Northern Arizona Mountain Living Magazine, Vol 14. Iss 11, November 1996.
Turner, Kathy Dunn. “Flagstaff 2020: Designing Our Community for Our Children’s Future” (cover story). Northern Arizona Mountain Living Magazine, December 1996.
Miller, H. Bruce. “Stepping Up to the Plate.” The Source Weekly 10, iss. 11 (March 16, 2006).