Community meetings to discuss detailed planning phase of Tuscaloosa Forward | News
The City of Tuscaloosa will host four community meetings to gather citizen input regarding the detailed planning phase of the areas impacted by the April 27th storm. The community meetings will be held November 28th through December 1st from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will be structured as come-and-go events.
The initial development of the Tuscaloosa Forward Strategic Plan (Plan) established potential “Big Ideas,” guiding principles and key objectives for the overall recovery area. The next step in the planning process is the development of more detailed plans for the potential public infrastructure projects identified in the Plan.
After gathering input from the community, plans and plan alternatives will be developed for further public comment before being finalized and presented to the City Council.
City officials and consultant team professionals led by Almon Associates, Incorporated will be available to provide information and discuss public concerns at the meetings. Residents and business owners who have been heavily impacted by the April 27th storm in the four major areas are encouraged to attend their specific community meeting. Citizens unable to attend their specific meeting are welcome to attend a different meeting.
The community meetings will meet at the following locations:
Monday, November 28th
Tuscaloosa Magnet School
315 McFarland Boulevard East
McFarland Boulevard/15th Street Area
Tuesday, November 29th
Central High School
905 15th Street
Rosedale/10th Avenue Area
Wednesday, November 30th
Central High School905 15th Street
Forest Lake Area
Thursday, December 1st
Forest Lake United Methodist Church
1711 4th Avenue
Transportation will be provided for those that wish to attend the Alberta and Rosedale area meetings. Shuttle buses will begin running at 3:30 p.m. on November 28th from Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church located at 2015 5th Street East. On November 30th, shuttles buses will begin running at 3:30 p.m. from Rosedale Courts located at 2808 10th Avenue.
For more information about the community meetings, please call Almon Associates, Incorporated at (205) 349-2100. To learn more about Tuscaloosa Forward, please visit www.tuscaloosaforward.com.