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Date:
October 19, 2010
For More Information Contact:
Sara Hartzell, Planning Department, 402-441-6371

Public Invited To Comment On Growth Of Lincoln

The public is invited to comment on three growth scenarios for the future of Lincoln and Lancaster County as part of the update to the Comprehensive Plan, LPlan 2040. The three alternatives will be available online at lplan2040.lincoln.ne.gov beginning Wednesday, and a series of open houses begins next week.

The City-County Planning Department developed the three scenarios to assess the impacts of different land use patterns on land consumption, infrastructure costs, services and the environment. After agencies evaluated the scenarios, Planning staff prepared a report analyzing the options, which also will be posted online. Public comments and guidance from the LPlan Advisory Committee will be used to develop a single growth scenario, which will form the basis for developing a draft future land use plan in December.

Five open houses are planned:

Members of the public can comment on the growth scenarios through October 29 and vote on their preferred option through November 5. Other ways to offer comments:

For more information, contact the Planning Department at 441-7491.


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