Public Comment Opens on County Draft Comprehensive Plan

MONROE, N.C. (November 25, 2020) – Union County has opened a four-week public comment period on the draft report 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. “This is an exciting milestone in this project and we hope to hear from as many Union County residents as possible,” said Lee Jenson, Planning Director. “Union County 2050 has been led by our resident’s voices since the start of this process and it’s vital we continue to get valuable input.” 

Residents, stakeholders, and business leaders are invited to learn about the draft comprehensive plan and provide comments through Dec. 18 during virtual and in-person meetings. The format and information provided will be the same at all meetings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, face coverings will be required. Physical distancing will be encouraged and sanitizing stations will be available. 

  • 8, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Union County Agricultural Center, 3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112 
  • 14, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Indian Trail Town Hall, 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079 
  • 15, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Waxhaw Police Dept. Community Room, 3620 Providence Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173 

The current schedule is to present the final plan and recommendations to the Board of Commissioners in early 2021. 

To learn more about the process, visit the Union County 2050 web page.