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Welcome - my name is Kevin Klinkenberg, and this site "The Messy City" is my blog and company website. I started blogging on urban planning and design issues in 2007, and began working in the field in 1993. Please feel free to connect with me on any of the social media sites listed here. Thanks for reading.

What's on your mind?

It's a Tuesday after a holiday weekend - you're relaxed, refreshed and ready to go, right?

While I fill the blog with my own commentary and interests, I'd like to take a moment to ask what's going on in your world? What obstacles are you encountering? What's your pain point, regardless of private, public or not-for-profit sector? What are your successes?

Take a moment and share a story or concern with me. I'd like to share your stories with the readers of this site, since I'm certain that others want to hear more from the front lines. I'll even be happy to do it anonymously, so you can speak freely. 

You can email me directly or use the contact form at the bottom of this page-


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