The planning commission continues their work updating the city’s master plan. Draft chapters are being reviewed at their regular meetings. A draft plan should be ready for public comment by the end of 2023.
1,922 Quality of Life surveys were sent to residents in early September. A total of 627 were returned for a response rate of 33 percent. The results were compiled and presented to the commission by our intern, Stephanie Franco, at a special meeting to be held on February 21, 2023.
Open House Events were held in the City Center Council Chambers and were facilitated by Pat Coleman of North of 45. They were held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, and Tuesday, November 1, 2022. A total of 66 residents and business owners attended the events. They talked one-on-one with commission members telling them what they would like Houghton to be in the future.
INFORMATION FROM THE MASTER PLAN COMMITTEE REVISION OF CHAPTER 10 DOWNTOWN AND CHAPTER 13 ZONING AND FUTURE LAND USE IN 2021.
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, the planning commission formed the Master Plan Committee to work on the revision of Chapter 10 Downtown and Chapter 13 Zoning and Future Land Use. The committee met five times throughout 2021 and prepared a final report of their work. Attached below.
Minutes of Committee Meetings:
Charrette Ready Workshop proposal as presented to the commission on 3/23/2021