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The Annual Status Report to the Community is being provided to the Mobile City Planning Commission for review

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Map for Mobile, the City’s comprehensive plan, lays out an exciting vision for Mobile’s long-term preservation, revitalization, and growth. Adopted in November 2015, the plan’s principles, goals, and policies aim to strengthen neighborhoods, improve mobility, promote economic development, protect our environment, and create a quality built environment. Less than three years since the plan was adopted, the City has been successful both in implementing dozens of specific recommendations of the plan, but more importantly, in affecting positive change in each of those areas. This report summarizes that progress. The summary will be presented to the Planning Commission at their next meeting…

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Come to the Open House July 16th

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View progress of the Plan! Take the opportunity to speak one-on-one with city staff, review the preliminary recommendations, and give feedback for the final plan. Plus, enjoy family-friendly activities, food, and entertainment! [line] [column type=”one-third” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] [/column][column type=”two-thirds” last=”true” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”]  You’re Invited! Come to review and provide feedback on preliminary recommendations for Mobile’s Comprehensive Plan. There will be a brief overview of the plan’s status and next steps at 5:30PM, but feel free to drop-in any time between 4:30 and 6:30 to review the draft plan recommendations and talk one-on-one with city staff and planning consultants. [/column] [column type=”two-thirds” fade_animation=”in”…

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Designing The Future Workshop Final Presentation

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On Thursday, May 21, The Map for Mobile planning team presented work-in-progress at the end of the four-day Designing The Future Workshop. This presentation highlights the plan principles derived from earlier community input, potential design solutions that reflect those principles, and polled participants on choices for future priorities. This work-in-progress and the additional input collected will serve as the foundation for Mobile’s plan which will be drafted over the coming weeks. If you missed the workshop or Thursday’s work-in-progress presentation, you can view a full video of the event below and comment at the bottom of this page. You can…

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Come to the Designing the Future Workshop May 18-21

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Help turn community ideas into a plan for Mobile! Take part in a multi-day design event that will build off of the Focus on the Future workshop held in March. [column type=”one-third” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hands-on Design workshop Come and draw your vision for Mobile’s future. May 18 (Monday) 6:30–8:30pm [/column] [column type=”one-third” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Open Design Studio Drop-in to talk with the planning team and see the work in progress. May 19-20 (Tues.-Weds.) 9am–6:30pm [/column] [column type=”one-third” last=”true” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Work-in-Progress Presentation See work completed during the week. May 21 (Thursday) 6:30–8:30pm [/column]   [column type=”two-thirds” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Attend one…

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Kickoff workshop shatters expectations

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Nearly 500 citizens filled the gymnasium of Government Street Baptist Church on March 30 to take part in Map for Mobile’s kick-off workshop. The Focus on the Future workshop introduced participants to the comprehensive plan process and generated ideas from the public on how to improve the city and its long-term growth without sacrificing its unique assets. Participants worked in small groups on two activities: 1) Brainstorming Ideas for the Future; and 2) Mapping Strong and Weak Places. If you missed the workshop but would like to contribute to this first round of information gathering, you can complete these same…

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