Residents offer goals for comprehensive plan

Ideas flowed freely at a special daylong session designed to help the city of Emporia and Lyon County craft a joint comprehensive plan.


The prioritization meeting at the Bowyer Community Building was part of a series of other meetings that started Tuesday and goes through Monday. Emporian Ben Stallings has attended several sessions, including the one Saturday. He says there are several things he would like to see in a finished product. One is the handling of stormwater runoff. Another is improving the habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinating insects. As much as anything, however, he wants to see cohesive direction.


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Dave Emig was at the latest meeting both as organizer and interested citizen.


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The charrette meeting, courtesy of the planning group Urban Collaborative, continues through Monday and will close with a special wrap-up meeting at 5:30 pm at the Bowyer Building. The public is encouraged to take part in focus group meetings Sunday and Monday before the closing meeting.

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