204 – Comprehensive Planning and Community Engagement in a Post-Pandemic Context
Steve Konters, Senior Principal, Hitchcock Design Group; Bridget Deatrick, Associate, Hitchcock Design Group; Dannie Wilson, Senior Consultant, BerryDunn
A comprehensive master plan can assist park and recreation agencies with planning for capital improvements but a careful balance must be maintained between satisfying the interests of the public while being mindful of the budget. Learn about best practices for developing attainable Comprehensive Plans that will provide your community and agency with a clear vision and steps for implementation, as well as how to engage your community, stakeholders, staff, and Board in the process with a post-pandemic context.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Define what a comprehensive plan process should include and how to be setup for successful implementation.
- Identify options to provide for safe and engaging community, staff, stakeholder, and Board involvement from the beginning of the process and into implementation.