Input wanted for town planning


Updated info Tuesday April 29

In preparation for a Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Williamston, a Strategic Assessment Site Visit and various community meetings will be held on May 4 and 5 to obtain input from residents, businesses and community leaders. Community Meetings will be held at Williamston Town Hall and anyone interested in the future of Williamston is invited and encouraged to attend.

Residents of the Brookdale Community and the Mill Village Community are invited to offer input Monday (May 4) at 6:30 pm.

These meeting were originally scheduled to be in the Williamston Municipal Center (Tawn Hall) however Brookdale will be at the Caroline Community Center. The Williamston Mill meeting will be held at Calvary Baptist Church.

A community wide town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday (May 5) at 6:30 pm at the Municipal Center.

Other planned meetings include the following:

Monday, May 4:

8:30 am: Steering Committee Meeting

10 am: Driving & Walking Tour

12 pm: Lunch

1:30 pm: Elected Officials Roundtable

3 pm: Economic Development and Real Estate Roundtable

6:30 pm: Town Hall #1 Brookdale Community (At Caroline Community Center)

6:30 pm: Town Hall #2 Mill Village Community (At Calvary Baptist Church)

6:00 pm: Town Council Presentation

Schedule for Day Two on Tuesday, May 5:

9 am: Merchants/Retailers Roundtable

10:30 am: Community Champions and Influencers Roundtable (Pastors, Neighborhood Leaders)

12 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm: Town and County Staff Roundtable

2:30 pm: Arts, Culture, and Tourism Roundtable

5:00 pm: Steering Committee Debrief

6:30 pm: Community Meeting at Town Hall

In February Williamston Town Council approved $75,000 in funding for a comprehensive Master Plan and an additional $25,000 for implementation of the plan. Representatives of Arnett Muldrow will be gathering information and creating the Master Plan for the town.

Funding approved for Comprehensive Plan