Monday, April 8, 2013
The Envision Main Street Alpharetta process takes its next step as consultants who have been surveying city residents online and using interactive public meetings reveal those residents' preferences.
What was your vision for Main Street Alpharetta? Tonight consultants for the city will reveal the findings of the Envision Main Street Alpharetta from comments made online and at interactive public meetings held last month. The consultants will conduct an informal open house from 6-7 p.m. at Alpharetta City Hall. This will be your chance to discuss the findings with them. These consultants also will make a formal presentation during tonight’s City Council Meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. "We hope that you will attend one or both of these opportunities to learn about the vision for the future of Main Street / Highway 9 that has been created through recent citizen design charettes and online surveys," said Assistant City Administrator …
Friday, January 27, 2012
LCI study reveals residents prefer passive recreation such as trails and greenways over ball fields and playgrounds.
Milton and Alpharetta residents had another chance Thursday night at Milton City Hall to tell the cities' planners how they want to see the Highway 9-Deerfield Parkway area develop in the next 10 to 20 years. The more than 500 residents who have taken part in the Georgia 9 Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) study so far have definite opinions on what should be done. The idea is to figure out "how do we shape our communities over the next five to 10 years in a way that's positive and meets the needs of the citizens," said Eric Bosman of Urban Collage, the consultant on the project. Bosman said the consultants quickly learned from local residents in October 2010 that "You can't treat Windward and Deerfield the same way you treat Highway 9." …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Milton, Alpharetta residents asked for opinions during the second of four public meetings on a Livable Centers Initiative study using a $100,000 grant to plan the highway.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Don't forget tonight's meeting on the future of GA 9 and the immediate area around it from Bethny Bend in Milton to Mayfield Road in Alpharetta. What will GA 9 look like? This second public meeting on a Livable Centers Initiative study at Milton City Hall is your chance to have a say on its future. Add your comments about what should be developed along GA 9 at the end of this article. The meeting begins at 6 p.m., said Milton Planner Michelle McIntosh-Ross. “We’ve had good public turnout and response from this process so far, and we hope to see many more people at this meeting, too,” said McIntosh-Ross. This is the second of four public meetings held as part of a planning study of the GA 9 area from Bethany Bend in Milton to Mayfield Road …