Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Preview the Grand Vision

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a news release of The Grand Vision

It's time for you to be one of the first to get a sneak preview of the Grand Vision draft.

Leaders of the Grand Vision are inviting area residents to look over and comment on the first draft of the project's 50 year, citizen-based, regional land use and transportation plan on February 4 from 3:00-7:30 PM at the Hagerty Center - 715 E. Front St. - on Northwestern Michigan College's Great Lakes Campus, in Traverse City.

There will be formal 15 minute presentations by the consultants at 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 followed by question and answer periods. There will also be tables that you may join designed for discussions of specific issues such as housing and transportation.

Additionally - The first draft of the "Grand Vision" will also be unveiled in Antrim, Wexford, Benzie, Kalkaska and Leelanau Counties prior to their February planning commission meetings. Those presentations, and opportunities for comments and questions from the public, are scheduled as follows:
  • Tuesday, February 3, 6 PM - Antrim County Building
  • Wednesday, February 11, 6 PM - Wexford County Lake Street Building
  • Thursday, February 12, 6 PM - Benzie County Government Building (lower level)
  • Wednesday, February 18, 6 PM - Kalkaska County Building (the Grand Vision presentation will be on the Planning Commission's agenda)
  • Tuesday, February 24, 7 PM - Leelanau County Government Center - presentation will be on the Planning Commission agenda.

In addition to unveiling the Grand Vision, you are also being invited to submit your opinions and feedback on the first draft of the Grand Vision. Forms to do so will be available at the open house, at the county meetings, and online.

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