Because of the far-ranging impacts the project has Manatee County Planning and Zoning Official John Osborne has begun taking the How Will We Grow presentation to community groups around Manatee County. Osborne’s presentation lasts about 30 minutes and then leaves time for audience questions.
“We’ve received input from a number of clubs and associations around Manatee, and now we’re hoping Manatee homeowners and neighborhoods will really weigh in,” Osborne said. “This project could go a long way in improving many of our neighborhoods and common areas, so it’s especially important for homeowners to give us their opinions.”
HWWG presents local government with a new way of doing business by focusing on infrastructure as community investments. The study proposes three future growth scenarios:
Osborne has already met with the Manatee Youth Commission, Tiger Bay, Chamber of Commerce committees and others. A full lineup of the How Will We Grow discussions, and a host of background and research can be found at www.mymanatee.org/howwillwegrow. You can also view a recent HWWG presentation at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iw7PlREiDg.
The public may attend one of the general community presentations scheduled. To schedule a discussion of How Will We Grow with your community group or neighborhood association, contact Kandi Carver at (941) 748-4501 ext. 6873 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Board of County Commissioners is expected to make a decision on growth alternatives in June.
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