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Update: Jan. 31, 2022
After canceling in-person meetings due to increased COVID-19 infection rates, additional virtual community vision meetings for the Buncombe 2043 Comprehensive Plan have been scheduled. Members of the public are invited to attend.
Community meeting schedule:
- Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, 6-8 p.m.
- Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, 6-8 p.m. Youth focus
- Monday, March 14, 2022, 4-6 p.m.
- Saturday, March 19, 2022, 10 a.m.-noon
Click here for the latest information, to watch previous meetings, or to register: https://publicinput.com/Y4853.
The Comprehensive Plan meetings will focus on:
- Learning more about changes and issues that impact residents now and will in the future
- Creating a community vision and priorities for Buncombe County
In the next stages of plan development, the information shared during this initial set of meetings will help identify potential solutions and actions, upon which the community will provide feedback.
The Buncombe 2043 Comprehensive Plan provides the framework for growth in unincorporated Buncombe County and addresses other quality of life matters for the County as a whole. The plan will take a regional approach, being mindful of other plans, such as the City of Asheville and the Town of Black Mountain comprehensive plans.
Have you watched it yet?
Buncombe County hosted “Let’s Talk – Buncombe County’s Next 20 Years” with Nathan Pennington, Planning & Development Director for Buncombe County, Rachel Edens, Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer for Buncombe County, and Jessica Trotman, Planning Director for Black Mountain. Click here to view the session.
For more information about the Buncombe 2043 Comprehensive Plan including a short video overview, visit Comprehensive Plan 2043.