Page Last Updated: April 4, 2017
A Comprehensive Plan is a document that identifies important local goals and objectives and guides future growth and development over the next twenty years. The plan also directs investments in City services such as transportation, water and sewer, and parks. Carver is planning today for a community that 15,500 people will call home in 2040!
This process will be led by joint meetings of the City Council and Planning Commission occurring on the Thursdays immediately prior to the Planning Commission meetings. This Joint Session will be held from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (followed by the Planning Commission meeting that will begin at 7:00 PM)/
Next Meeting of the Joint Session: Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 5:30-6:30 PM at the City Council Chambers – 109 Main St. E. – Carver, MN 55315 (The public is invited to attend.)
Can’t make the meetings but want to share comments? Please use the on-line submission form below.
What types of items are included in the Comprehensive Plan?
The Carver 2040 Comprehensive Plan will include planning for the following items:
- Locations for housing, commercial and industrial development (Future Land Use)
- Types of housing
- Roads, water, sanitary sewer, and drainage
- Parks and trails
- Economic development
- Protection of natural resources
- Annexation areas
What is the role of the Metropolitan Council?
Minnesota is unique in that planning follows a ten-year cycle that starts at the regional level with the Metropolitan Council developing a regional vision and development policies, which is entitled Thrive MSP 2040. Local communities build upon and personalize the regional goals and objectives through their local comprehensive planning process. This approach strengthens both local communities as well as the region. Once a draft of Carver’s Comprehensive Plan is completed, it will be submitted to other adjacent communities and the Metropolitan Council for review for consistency between plans prior to it being adopted by the City Council.
Share your comments here:
Resident Guide #1 (Summary of the first Joint Session from Thursday, March 16, 2017, please click here