November Public Input Meeting Summary
On November 21, at 6:30 pm, the first public workshop was held at Community Club in the War Memorial Building on German Street. The meeting was attended by over 70 persons. The consultant team staff worked closely with steering committee members, West Virginia University Law students and experienced facilitators from within the community to lead small groups in detailed discussions of hypothetical future development scenarios. The roundtable format enable the consulting team to gain an understanding of the community’s needs and aspirations for future development and growth, while encouraging residents to share their thoughts and ideas with their neighbors. These scenarios and the responses to them are summarized below. Participant responses directly contributed to the Plan’s goals and strategies.