Town of Ovid to host Comprehensive Plan “Kick-off”

Town Supervisor Walt Prouty and Comprehensive Plan Committee Chairman John Hubbard invite Ovid residents to attend the next scheduled meeting of the Town Board, July 13, at 7:00 pm at the Town Offices on Brown Street, to learn more about the recently initiated Comprehensive Plan process.Guided by a team of planning professionals from MRB Group and EDR, a town-appointed Steering Committee will meet monthly and follow a timeline which will be outlined at the Board meeting.”Public participation is the most important element,” said Diana Smith of MRB Group. She and Jane Rice will present information about the goals of the process, as well as the many opportunities for resident involvement that are planned.”The Town Board wants input and feedback from as many residents as possible,” said John Hubbard, who will serve as Chairman of the Steering Committee and liaison with the Town Board. “We want to make sure everyone has a voice in the process,” he stated.Scheduled for the beginning of the 7 pm Board meeting, the presentation will also include a look at a new website created to support the planning project: www.TownofOvidComDrehensivePlan.org .”This is an opportunity for Ovid residents to consider our own future, and plan for the kind of community we want to become,” Hubbard concluded.

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