Re: Community Bill of Rights/Responsibilities
From: Anne R Tyler (
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 1997 21:48:48 -0600
Good luck with this. Would you be willing to post these 
rights/responsibilities to the list when they're completed?


Anne Tyler
master's candidate in Community and Regional Planning
University of New Mexico
tylerar [at]

On Wed, 1 Jan 1997, Joe Nolan wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm working on a prototype "Community Bill of Rights/Responsibilities" for
> the EcoVillage Cohousing Cooperative (EVCC), which is the first
> neighborhood group of EcoVillage at Ithaca. The idea is to enumerate some
> fundamental principles which we can agree to, to be used as a basis for
> creating specific guidelines (interpretations) to apply to
> Pets/Food/Children/etc,etc...
> **If your community has written a similar document, please email the text
> to me.**
> It will be a great help.
> Our hope is to rely on these general principles and a Conflict Resolution
> Process to get along together.
> We seem to be divided into a "conflict resolution" camp and a "laws & cops"
> camp. Hopefully this new proposal will satisfy all. (Our initial attempts
> to spin out concrete rules for pets was a major failure.)
> Mucho thanks,
> joe
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> joe nolan
> EcoVillage Cohousing Cooperative
> (16 of 30 households moved in!)
> EcoVillage at Ithaca (NY)

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