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Harrison getting closer to sustainability

The initial draft of the Integrated Community Sustainability Plan is available for Public review.

The Village of Harrison Hot Springs, in cooperation with community partners, is working on “Sustainable Harrison”, an Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) that will lead the community to a socially, culturally, economically, and environmentally sustainable future.

Andre Isakov, Community & Economic Development Officer for the village, says ICSP is a document that is written by the community to guide the community toward a desirable and sustainable future.  He also says it will be the community’s highest level policy document that gives direction to all future initiatives and provides a framework for community decision-making.

A Community Sustainability Action Team (CSAT) was formed in the spring and has been working since then to represent the community’s vision in the sustainability plan. Feedback from the community at large has been collected twice already – once at a public kick-off event in June and once via an on-line survey in August. There will be two more opportunities for the public to have a say before this document goes before the Village Council for adoption in October.

Following the receipt of the draft ICSP at the September 12 council meeting, the draft document will soon be available on the Village of Harrison Hot Springs website for the public to view and comment on. Also, the Village of Harrison Hot Springs will host a Public Open House on Wednesday, September 21 at Memorial Hall (located at 290 Esplanade Avenue) from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. to collect input on the Draft ICSP.

Isakov says the open house will be an opportunity for the public to come together and share their thoughts on the guiding document that will shape the future of Harrison Hot Springs.

 

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