Worthington City Council is engaging the community in a citizen-led comprehensive visioning process. City leadership recognizes that this is a moment in our history where it is important to consider the community’s vision for the years and generations to come. The City aspires to make decisions with the long-term interests and desires of residents in mind by engaging all stakeholders. The goal is to gain a thorough understanding of a broad cross-section of the community representing the will of the people. City Council Statement
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Community Visioning Committee
Worthington City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of 13 Worthington residents to serve on the Community Visioning Committee and lead a comprehensive community-wide visioning process. Council received over 50 applications from citizens wishing to serve. See the committee appointments and job duties here.
The Community Visioning Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 and Monday, October 28, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm in the Worthington Municipal Building, 2nd floor meeting room. The Visioning Committee is expected to meet the second Tuesday and fourth Monday of every month, as needed. Project materials will be posted online when they are available.
Visioning Consultant Selected
City Council has selected Poggemeyer Design Group (PDG) as the visioning consultant to work with Committee on this community-wide initiative. City Council received 10 applications and interviewed four finalists in the process.
Founded in 1968, PDG is a multi-disciplinary firm specializing in municipal planning, economic and community development, grants, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and surveying. PDG is an employee owned company with offices in Ohio, Michigan, Georgia and Nevada. Their mission statement reads" "It is our goal to service each client at the highest level, delivering innovative design, technical superiority and outstanding quality."
The Scope of Services and project timeline are being finalized with a project launch expected in August 2019. The entire Visioning initiative is expected to span several months and include multiple opportunities for input, feedback and engagement of Worthington citizens.