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December 5, 2018

Community Workshop

A community workshop was held by Cecil County’s Department of Land Use and Development Services on December 5th, 2018, to gather public input on the development of the Green Infrastructure Plan.

Upon arrival, those in attendance were asked to visit a poster display and place 3 dots next to their top goals for developing the GI plan. Here’s a chart of those results:

 

 Bar chart Goals flip

 

After introductory and background presentations on the planning process, those in attendance were grouped together at tables and tasked with highlighting their top 3 benefits to developing the GI plan. Here’s a word cloud and bar chart of the results:

 Benefits top 3 wordcloud

GI Benefits Composite Group Table Results (sorted) bar FLIP

 

After the top benefits were established at each table, the groups were then asked to choose their top 3 goals for developing the GI plan. Here’s a chart of those results:

 

Copy of GI Goals Composite Group Table Results (sorted) 

 

Once the top 3 goals were established for each table, the groups were asked to choose one goal and write on poster paper some strategies that could be proposed for implementation. Each table then reported their top ideas to the rest of the groups. Below are all of the implementation strategies that were collected during this exercise:

 

table 5 horizonal small

 

After the discussions held during the group reporting exercise, and before the meeting concluded, attendants were asked to write down some implementation strategies the County could consider moving forward:

 

Table 4

 

After the workshop, staff from the Cecil County Department of Land Use and Development Services visited with other community groups and gathered additional feedback and guidance for developing the GI plan.

 

Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board, 1/10/19:

APAB comments

 

Cecil County Farm Bureau, 1/22/19:

farm Bureau Comments horizonal

 

Soil Conservation District Board, 2/19/19:

Soil Conservation Comments horizonal