Councilmember McDuffie’s Open Letter to Ward 5 Residents on Comprehensive Plan

Councilmember McDuffie’s Open Letter to Ward 5 Residents on Comprehensive Plan

Letter, Statement
Dear Ward 5 Residents The Comprehensive Plan serves as a guide for the District’s future growth and development. The Plan and the priorities it sets for our land use, housing, public services, infrastructure, transportation, environment, and capital investments are a reflection of the vision we have for our City. When the Comprehensive Plan was released, my staff and I hosted meetings for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners and civic association leaders and met with a wide array of residents and organizations across Ward 5. Beginning with the Comprehensive Plan’s Framework Element, approved in 2019, I drafted language that reflected constituent concerns and ideas to ensure that equity was prioritized. This Comprehensive Plan Amendment is complex and nuanced. My approach will not satisfy everyone, as the interests and desired outcomes vary significantly across…
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