The Milton Parks and Recreation will hold an open house at City Hall to get your ideas for the approximately one-acre park.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Public meeting on April 28 gives city residents a chance to voice their opinions.
Milton City Manager Chris Lagerbloom began Monday evenings City Hall meeting with an overview of the city's strategic plan. The plan, according to the city's Web site, is a three-year “road map” for city accomplishments. “We are going out into the community and soliciting feedback on where we are with respect to having put the plan together; whether we’re on track, off track, need to change directions,” said Lagerbloom. The public will be able to provide further input at a City Hall meeting that will be held Thursday, April 28 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. A Patriots Day proclamation was presented by council member Bill Lusk to the Sons of the American Revolution, of which Lusk is a member. Lusk read aloud the city of Milton’s Patriot Day …
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
A plan by Lew Oliver of Whole Town Solutions connects neighborhood streets and uses green space to move residents around.
The master plan for Crabapple redevelopment revealed at Milton City Hall Monday evening caters to pedestrian and even golf cart traffic while preserving Milton's historic architectural style. The public reaction seemed overwhelmingly positive. For the first time, residents were able to see how roads, businesses and neighborhoods would be laid out to support Lew Oliver’s vision of less commuter traffic and more accessibility for pedestrians and low-speed vehicles such as bikes and golf carts. One citizen went as far as to compliment Oliver during the question and answer portion of the meeting, “I would like to thank you and the city for what you’ve done,” he said, “ I think it’s very appealing.” According to Oliver, not everyone has been …
Friday, April 1, 2011
The Crabapple master plan was discussed in depth before its public unveiling on April 11.
Lew Oliver of Whole Town Solutions had plenty to say about the progress regarding Crabapple redevelopment including how helpful citizen involvement has been throughout the planning process. “People had a chance to have their voice in the design and there were a number of issues that came up,” said Oliver. One of those issues being a possibility of increased commuter traffic, which is not a desirable outcome for most residents. This is something Oliver kept in mind as he worked on the master plan. “We needed to improve the road system without widening because most people believe that widening roads only encourages increased commuter traffic. When you open something up you increase the ability for more traffic to flow, and so widening is not…
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Milton City Hall was packed Monday night with residents who voiced concerns and solutions for Crabapple redevelopment.
Milton residents wanted answers to traffic problems and accessibility in any plans for the Crabapple Crossroads community during a planning meeting held Monday night on future development of the Crabapple area. Lew Oliver of Whole Town Solution showed a presentation filled with sketches that he described as “possibilities of what can be done.” Citizen involvement has been encouraged throughout the design process and this was seen as several sketches in the presentation were actual submissions by concerned residents. The presentation also was filled with questions and answers. Traffic questions came up repeatedly. Robert and Millie Huckabay, owners of American Country Antiques on the corner of Mayfield and Mid Broadwell Road, said that …
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Citizens packed Milton City Hall to learn more about the redevelopment of the Crabapple Crossroads Community and how they can contribute their own ideas.
Milton residents gathered at City Hall Monday evening heard a city consultant say the Crabapple Crossroads community needs to keep its charm, history and character. Lew Oliver of Whole Town Solutions presented this vision while emphasizing the need for community input on the future of the Crabapple Crossroads Community as well as the Milton City Center. He told the local resident many opportuniti for the community. This includes creating a more pedestrian friendly environment. Oliver said that unlike big cities such as Atlanta that put drivers first, the ideal atmosphere for Crabapple would cater more to pedestrians, bicycles and even golf carts. A resounding theme throughout Oliver’s presentation was preservation and utilizing the natural…