North Huron gets second opinion on its draft strategic plan

NORTH HURON – The Township of North Huron has hired an expert rural planner to review its draft strategic plan.

Dr. Wayne Caldwell, a former Huron County planner and director of the University of Guelph’s school of environmental design and

Dr. Wayne Caldwell.

rural development will provide comments and recommendations.

“We look forward to having Wayne’s recommendations and sharing the draft plan with the community for additional input,” said Gary Long, who is North Huron CAO and clerk.

“We’re on track to have the plan in place and operational by Jan. 1,” he said.

Caldwell will be guest speaker at a special council meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in North Huron’s council chambers. This meeting is open to the public.

In addition, public meetings have been organized in each of the three wards for the community to review the draft plan and provide input. This is a follow up to the community consultations held last fall that included town hall meetings, roundtable discussions with key stakeholder groups, and a citizen survey.

The details of the meetings are as follows:

Monday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Emergency Services Training Centre, Blyth;

Tuesday, Nov. 27at 7 p.m. at Belgrave Community Centre; and

Wednesday, Nov. 28at 7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Centre, Wingham.

The draft strategic plan will be finalized the week of Nov. 12 and will be posted on the Township’s website.  Copies will be available at the municipal office.

For more information regarding North Huron’s strategic planning process, visit online.

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