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Feb 2015 Steering Committee Notes

 

Purpose of this meeting/series:
To understand the scope of the plan and explore the role and opportunities for community organizations.  Change is coming: how do we prepare?
Here are some Additional notes from the Meeting:​
Dialog: Each presentation will be followed by a dialog, to discuss:
Comments on the process/plan.
What have you been hearing?
How does it affect us?
What are our opportunities and responsibilities?
Documentation: As we hear the presentation on each plan, we will try to understand​  and document:
- the boundaries of the plan,
- the overall goals of the plan
- what metrics/measures will be used to gauge progress/success.
This information will be used by Al to complete the on-line "planscape".
Format for each presentation:
Introduction
We discussed reviewing the purpose statement for the series and the November draft    purpose statement for the Networking group at the start of each meeting.
Presentation
Boundaries
Goals
Measures
Dialog How does this plan affect us (see more detailed notes above)
Schedule of the Series:
February23:    City Comp Plan
March 26:       DMC .....................Audrey to arrange speaker​
April 23:         J2G.......................Sheila to arrange speaker
May  ??         Susan Dreyfus???.... JoAnn will contact Susan
Other topics to be scheduled:  Housing Plan
Community Health Improvement Plan
Steering Committee will meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 am.

 

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