Over 50 members of the Economic Development and Transportation/Infrastructure Task Forces met on Wednesday, March 22nd at Quincy University to review baseline analysis and mapping prepared by Development Strategies.
"It's time to adapt, and think differently about what grows and economy."
The presentation covered different ways to think about an economy, including:
We are currently in the first phase of the planning process, Understand, during which we will collecting data on the city and insights from the community to create a baseline understanding of Quincy’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges, as well as its goals and objectives. This phase will last through April 2017 and culminate with a public meeting, where members of the community will be able to hear about our findings and provide feedback on them.
We had a great turnout for our kick-off presentation to the Strategic Plan task forces on January 25th! Over 80 task force members gathered at John Wood Community College to learn about the strategic planning process and to share some initial thoughts on what defines Quincy. Check out their responses to the question: What three words best describe Quincy?
Thanks to Steve Eighinger and the Herald-Whig their coverage of the presentation:
Strategic plan signifies 'important time' for Quincy [Herald-Whig, 1/25/17]