The following information comes from the Union County government offices.
Union County has opened a four-week public input period on potential scenarios to implement the vision of the comprehensive plan. The plan, called Union County 2050, will provide guidance to County leadership and staff on addressing growth, public health, safety, environment, infrastructure, and economic development through 2050.
“Choosing a scenario will provide a clear set of land use and infrastructure strategies to include in the comprehensive plan,” said Lee Jenson, Planning Director. “It’s vital to get adequate public input throughout this entire process.”
Residents, stakeholders, and business leaders are invited to provide input on the four draft visions online through July 24 or at one of three public input sessions. The format and information provided will be the same at each of the three sessions. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and new requirements pursuant to Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 147, face coverings will be required. Additionally, social distancing will be encouraged and sanitizing stations will be available. The three public input sessions are scheduled as follows:
- July 8, 2020, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Mineral Springs Volunteer Fire Department, 5804 Waxhaw Highway, Mineral Springs, NC 28108
- July 9, 2020, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Union County Agricultural Center, 3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
- July 10, 2020, from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Indian Trail Town Hall, 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079
The Board of Commissioners will be periodically updated on the process and asked to provide feedback. The current schedule is to present the final plan and recommendations to the Board in early 2021.
To learn more about the process, visit the Union County 2050 website.