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.
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) will begin public outreach on Thursday, November 19, 2020, for the update to its 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The CRTPO is the federally-designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Charlotte Urbanized Area, which includes Iredell, Mecklenburg, and the urbanized portion of Union County. Residents are encouraged to provide feedback about the region’s long-range transportation needs and issues affecting the Charlotte Urbanized Area into the year 2050 and beyond.
Mayor Callis has called for a special meeting of the Weddington Town Council on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. for the consideration of a resolution supporting the incorporation of extraterritorial municipal zoning jurisdiction into the Union County Comprehensive 2050 Land Use Plan.
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