GENEVA – The city of Geneva is seeking community input on the city’s future from residents, merchants and community stakeholders, officials announced in a news release.
The public is invited to two strategic plan community meetings at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Geneva fire department, 200 East Side Drive, Geneva and on Oct. 25 at the city hall council chambers, 109 James St., the release stated.
Each meeting is expected to last two hours to cover the topics of community and social needs, underutilized community assets, opportunities to grow and support local businesses and economic development priorities, the release stated.
Residents who are unable to attend either meeting can still offer feedback through the city’s online survey, which will be available through Oct. 27 on the city’s website at www.geneva.il.us, the release stated.
The Strategic Plan Advisory Committee is seeking input from the public on the current state of Geneva and what initiatives are needed to enhance quality of life for residents, the release stated.
The purpose of collecting the community feedback is to identify common themes and ideas for the City Council to assess when planning for Geneva’s future, the release stated.
A strategic plan is a valuable tool for city leaders to acknowledge areas of improvement within a community, ascertain resources to utilize and prioritize goals, the release stated.
More information about the community meetings is available by calling the Strategic Plan Advisory Committee at 630-232-7494.