Polk County unveils a new 2050 development plan
Polk County planners will discuss on Tuesday proposed updates to its "Polk 2050" plan, guiding future development in unincorporated areas.
State of play: The county has seen significant growth since adopting its current "Polk 2030" comprehensive plan in 2006, which is prompting the update.
What they're saying: Bret VanderLune, planning and development manager for the county, tells Axios they want to create more focused environmental and economic development concepts.
- Planners have also added more details in how to better plan for the future of key corridors, like along Broadway Avenue and Northeast 14th Street, he said.
Talk about it: Tuesday night's event breaking down the proposed updates runs from 4:30pm-7:30pm at Polk County's Public Works Office.
What's ahead: The county's Zoning Commission will review public comments in coming weeks.
- The Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on the plan in late June.
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