The City of Glencoe is investing in a Comprehensive Plan Study. The consulting firm for the project is Community Design Group/SEH/Moxie. The project will take about 9 -12 months to complete.
The Project Steering Committee for the Glencoe Comprehensive Plan is looking for additional members to serve on the Project Steering Committee. The deadline for community members to apply is December 31st.
Below is some basic information about the Project Steering Committee’s responsibilities and time commitments. The first meeting of the PSC took place on Thursday, November 19th via zoom.
Role of the Project Steering Committee
The Project Steering Committee (PSC) provides key insights, outreach to the community, information, and guidance to develop the City of Glencoe Comprehensive Plan.
The PSC is made up of members representing a cross-section of the Glencoe community including residents, business owners, commercial property owners, and civic organizations.
The PSC will help build community consensus around a vision for the City’s future and how to get there. The PSC will collaborate with the consultant team and with a range of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and civic leaders while actively engaging the broader Glencoe community to invite their participation in the plan’s engagement tools.
The work of the PSC will begin in mid-November 2020 and continue until completion of the plan, expected on or before October 2021.
Membership in the PSC includes the following responsibilities:
» Attend monthly meetings (the majority of meetings will be held online via Zoom or similar web conference).
» Review meeting packets and project information; oﬀer comments within the timeframes requested.
» Communicate and distribute project information to personal contacts and with the larger Glencoe community; coordinate opportunities for connecting with key stakeholders and community organizations.
»Work with fellow PSC members to review plan progress, identify issues, oﬀer potential solutions, and develop recommendations.
» Disseminate information related to public meetings and other outreach activities related to the Comprehensive Plan.
» On average, PSC members will be requested to dedicate about 8 hours per month toward the committee’s work.
» Monthly meetings: 2 hours per month.
» Review and markup of plan documents and materials: 2 to 3 hours per month.
» Gathering data and materials for the plan: 1 hour per month.
» Outreach to personal contacts and the larger community: 2 hours per month.
If interested in becoming a member of the Project Steering Committee. Please fill out the attached Board Interest Form and return to the City Offices before December 31st. You can also email the completed form to [email protected].PSC Interest Form
Please contact Assistant City Administrator, Lynn Neumann, if you have any questions about the Comprehensive Plan or the PSC.