FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2014
WILTON BEGINS COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE
Wilton, New York – Town of Wilton Supervisor Arthur Johnson is pleased to announce that the Town is kicking-off an update to its Comprehensive Plan. A volunteer Comprehensive Plan Committee has been tasked with guiding the update process and providing a draft updated comprehensive plan to the Town Board for consideration.
The Town’s current comprehensive plan was adopted in 2004. The comprehensive planning process provides the community with the opportunity to guide land use and development to meet the current and future needs of its residents with respect to public health, safety and welfare. The updated plan will update and refine the community vision, goals and recommendations to maintain and enhance the Town’s high quality of life.
The Town Board has appointed the following individuals to the Comprehensive Plan Committee:
Bob Barrett, Zoning Board
Michael Dobis, Planning Board
Joanne Klepetar, Town Board
Chris Ramsdill, Zoning Board
Ron Slone, Planning Board
Steven Streicher, Town Board
The following Town staff members are assisting in the update process:
Lucy Harlow, Secretary
Mark Mykins, Building Code Enforcement
Ryan K. Riper, PE, Director of Planning and Engineering
Assisting the Committee and Town as professional resources throughout the update process will be Town Attorney Mark Schachner, Esq of Miller, Mannix, Schachner & Hafner, LLC and Jaclyn Hakes, AICP, Director of Planning Services with MJ Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C.
“The Town of Wilton is a safe, family friendly community that offers a variety of housing, commercial and recreation opportunities for its residents. It is important to evaluate and update our current comprehensive plan to ensure the high quality of life we all enjoy remains into the future,” stated Supervisor Johnson.
There will be opportunities for the public to provide input throughout the process via written comments, public hearings and the Town website. Additional information and a meeting schedule can be found on the Town website at www.townofwilton.com