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Rome-Floyd Planning Department Seeks Public Input on 2040 Rome-Floyd Cave Spring Comprehensive Plan

03/20/2018

By Artagus Newell

The Rome-Floyd Planning Department announces a series of public workshops to gain community input on the 2040 Rome-Floyd Cave Spring Comprehensive Plan.

The comprehensive plan serves as an overall guidebook for community growth and development including housing, transportation, land-use, economic development, and other areas as warranted or desired by the community.

The State of Georgia requires communities with permit-issuing authorities to update their comprehensive land-use plan every ten years. The governing authorities may implement policies that stem from the comprehensive plan to help execute the vision identified in the plan.

The planning department is holding several public kick-off meetings. The meetings will introduce the citizens to the plan, the process and expected outcomes. Additionally, community members will meet planning department staff and the consultants working on the plan.

Following the kick-off meetings, the planning department will host public outreach meetings to engage community input on development, housing, transportation, land-use and other plan elements.

Meeting Schedule

Public Kick-Off Meeting 1: Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:30 PM
Rome Civic Center
400 Civic Center Drive
Rome, Georgia 30161

Public Kick-Off Meeting 2: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 PM
Thornton Recreation Center
102 North Floyd Park Road
Rome, Georgia 30165

Public Outreach Workshop 1: Tuesday March 20, 2018, 6:30 PM
Cave Spring Community Center
10B Georgia Avenue
Cave Spring, GA 30124

Public Outreach Workshop 2: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6:30 PM
Shannon Scout Hut
40 Minshew Road
Shannon, GA 30172

Public Draft Plan Presentation: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 6:30 PM
Anthony Recreation Center
2901 Garden Lakes NW Blvd.
Rome, GA 30165

Public Final Plan Presentation: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 6:30 PM
Fire Administration Complex
409 E. 12th Street
Rome, GA 30161

The consulting partner for the 2040 Comprehensive Plan update is TSW.

The Rome-Floyd Planning Department is a joint city/county service responsible for management of zoning/land-use, transportation, historic preservation, and GIS mapping.

Visit the Rome-Floyd Cave Springs Comprehensive Plan website and learn more details.

For questions related to the 2040 Comprehensive Plan update, contact the planning office at 706-236-5025.

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