County Council Adopts 2016 Comprehensive Plan Following This Evening’s Public Hearing

From left, Assistant County Planner James Naranjo, Principal County Planner Tamara Baer and Planning &Zning Commission Chair Philip Gursky present updates to the 2016 Comprehensive Plan at this evening’s public hearing in Council Chambers. The County Council voted 4-1 to adopt the Comp Plan. Council Vice Chair Susan O’Leary voted against the measure expressing concern that the designation of the property south of the airport has been changed from open space to multi-use and she feels the public should have a chance to weigh in on that designation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Attending this evening’s public hearing, from left, Council Vice Chair Susan O’Leary, Chair Rick Reiss, Councilor David Izraelevitz and Councilor James Chrobocinski. Councilor Kristin Henderson is attending by telephone and Councilors Steven Girrens and Pete Sheehey are unable to attend. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

County Councilor-Elect Chris Chander expresses concern that the proposed plan has changes that are not reflected on the County website related to land south of the airport and that the open space folks in the community are not aware of the changes. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Speaking during public comment, Richard Dunn brings up several issues he noticed related to wording in the proposed plan. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

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