Archive for April, 2010

Plan 2040 Public Outreach Will Utilize Online Public Meetings

April 22, 2010

Community engagement is essential to any inclusive planning process, and this sort of public involvement is an integral component to the planning work the Atlanta Regional Commission undertakes.

PLAN 2040, a regional development plan for the Atlanta region’s next 30 years, is assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the region in order to recommend strategies to maintain or enhance sustainability from a social perspective, an economic perspective and an environmental perspective. For ARC’s Plan 2040 outreach process ARC will be utilizing online public meetings to hear from the public.

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Gwinnett County 2030 Unified Plan Wins a National Award!

April 8, 2010

Changing times call for bold, innovative initiatives moving forward. This is the exact approach Gwinnett County adopted when they decided to undertake the Gwinnett County 2030 Unified Plan. 

With such a complex future awaiting the county and the region, Gwinnett County knew they needed a new type of comprehensive plan that could serve as a true guide to decision making that affected all aspects of Gwinnett life. Their efforts have not gone unnoticed. Gwinnett County was recently awarded the 2010 Outstanding Achievement in County Planning Award by the National Association of County Planners and The County Planning Division of the American Planning Association for their 2030 Unified Plan.

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