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Posted on: September 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Community Participation Team and Subcommittee Meetings Scheduled for Sept. 17

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**This release has been updated to reflect the correct Zoom link and meeting ID.**

The Community Participation Team (CPT) and its subcommittees will hold meetings on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 at 4 p.m. to continue their work on Engage 2045, the process to update the 2015 Comprehensive Plan entitled Toward 2035: Leading the Way. The CPT meeting will focus on preliminary results of the public engagement efforts and review of subcommittee assignments and work. Following the CPT meeting, the subcommittees will convene to discuss the preliminary results and to theme the open-ended responses to the goals questionnaire.

The meetings will be held electronically pursuant to the Continuity of Government Ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors on April 14, 2020 and readopted on Sept. 8, 2020. Meeting materials are available at The meetings will be accessible through a Zoom audio meeting.

For the Sept. 17 CPT and subcommittee meetings, please go to, or call 312-626-6799 and enter meeting ID: 921 5665 9380.

Citizen comments may be submitted via U.S. Mail to the Planning Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 8784, Williamsburg, VA 23187; by leaving a message on the Public Comment Hotline at 757-253-6750; or via electronic mail to Comments must be submitted no later than noon on the day of the meeting. Please provide your name and address for the public record.

The Comprehensive Plan is the County’s master plan for guiding future growth. It is reviewed every five years and is used to evaluate development proposals and guide the decisions of County departments over the next 20 years. As the update process continues, the CPT will provide County citizens and business community with many opportunities to participate in the process, including public meetings, online questionnaires and events.

For more information about the Comprehensive Plan update, call the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 and/or watch for updates at If you would like to leave a comment about the Comprehensive Plan that is not specific to the CPT meetings, please email or call 757-253-6685.

Media Contact:
Tammy Rosario, Community Development Assistant Director

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