Governor’s Commission report at a glance

Governor’s Commission report at a glance

Here are a few of the recommendations in the Governor’s Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal’s report, which was delivered to then-Gov. Haley Barbour in late 2005:

n Land-use ordinances should include mixed-use alternatives that promote walkability.

n U.S. 90 should not become six lanes. It should become a slower-moving, pedestrian-friendly boulevard …

n Each city and county should adopt the SmartCode as a model code for new zoning.

n The state should adopt the latest versions of the International Building Code and International Residential Code.

n The governor should establish a Coastal Port Council to … study and evaluate the role and mission of the Port of Gulfport …

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