The FORWARD Kosciusko County planning team is offering a public review of the initial components of the new comprehensive plan. Through the month of February the team will be gathering public input on the proposed recommendations.
The information provided below covers nearly all aspects of the planning process, and provides an overview to the plan's initial components and recommendations.
Following this initial review period, the project steering committee and the consultants hired to facilitate this process, will incorporate any edits as appropriate and the final Draft FORWARD Kosciusko County Comprehensive Plan will be provided for a final review prior to the formal adoption process.
To complete the review of material we encourage you to select from one of the options below or you can choose a guided review by clicking the 'Start Review' button.
What is it?
PURPOSE OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
A comprehensive plan is a guidance document for local staff and leaders to reference when making decisions about the growth and development of
In its simplest form, the primary purpose of the plan is to outline a community-wide vision that looks 10 – 20
years into the future.
How was it created?
PLANNING PROCESS AND ENGAGEMENT
Over the course of 14 months, the planning team collected data, conducted a detail analysis and gathered input and ideas from stakeholders and local residents. The compiled information allowed us to better understand what is happening today
and what can be expected for the future.
What is our vision?
OUR SHARED ASPIRATIONS AND IDEAS
The FORWARD Kosciusko County Comprehensive Plan is intended to establish a county-wide vision for the future. A vision statement is a narrative that paints a picture of what can be achieved following the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan.
How will we get there?
DRAFT PLAN MATERIALS
The FORWARD Kosciusko County Comprehensive Plan includes recommendations on five key themes: PEOPLE, PLACES, SYSTEMS, DESTINATIONS and PARTNERSHIPS.
Each theme has a dedicated set of goals, policy objectives and physical recommendations that will allow local and county officials the tools they need to guide decisions for the next 10-15 years.
PUBLIC REVIEW AND PLAN UPDATES
This is YOUR plan for the future. The FORWARD Kosciusko County Comprehensive Plan is not finished yet and we are looking forward to seeing your input on the recommendations.