Greene County’s current comprehensive plan will expire in 2020 and the county is in the process of updating it’s comprehensive plan. A Comprehensive plan serves as a document designed to guide the future actions of a community. It presents a vision for the future, with long-range goals and objectives for all activity that affect the local government. Comprehensive plans are critical documents for local government to access funding sources to support the vision of the region.
The county is currently in the planning process and an advisory committee of the Greene County Planning Commission is working to draft the new comprehensive plan. The 50 member advisory committee has been meeting since March to develop the plan that will help define what the county hopes to accomplish over the next 10 years in terms of community and economic development.
The advisory team is hosting a series of open house-type public meetings to share about the process and get input from residents on what should be included in the draft plan. This is your opportunity early in the process to share whether you are concerned about an increase in development in your rural community, a need to have increased access to broadband and cell service, diversifying employment opportunities, or any other visions, hopes you want to see the county work towards.
The public meetings are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday, September 18th from 4 PM to 7 PM
Jefferson Fire Hall
1483 Jefferson Rd
Jefferson, PA 15344
Wednesday, September 19th from 4 PM to 7 PM
Center Township Fire Hall
RR 21 Box 397
Rogersville, PA 15359
Thursday, September 20th from 4 PM to 7 PM
Carmichaels Fire hall
420 W George St
Carmichaels, PA 15320
Tuesday, September 25th from 4 PM to 7 PM
Mon View Park Roller Rink
Greensboro, PA 15338
Thursday, September 27th from 4 PM to 7 PM
Franklin Township Municipal Building
568 Rolling Meadows Rd
Waynesburg, PA 15370
This is the beginning of the process to get public input on the comprehensive plan and once the draft plan is complete the county will notice a 45 day public period and potentially a public hearing. If you need assistance getting to any of these meetings or want to make sure concerns are raised in your absence please contact Veronica at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-229-3550. CCJ will have a team member at all meetings.
If you want more information on the comprehensive planning process you can contact James Protin Jr with Mackin Engineering Company at email@example.com.