Prince Fredrick, MD –  Jan. 31 On behalf of the Calvert County Planning Commission, the Department of Community Planning and Building (CPB) will hold the third round of public meetings aimed at updating the county’s Comprehensive Plan. Five workshops will be held in February, March, and April, each focused on a different key issue.

Citizens are encouraged to attend the workshops and take an active role in this process. All workshops will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, located at 115 J.W. Williams Road. Mark your calendars and plan to participate in the following workshop schedule: 

Monday, Feb. 6, Building B, Room 104, Providing an Efficient and Multi-Modal Transportation System

Wednesday, Feb. 22, Building A, Room 119, Supporting Options in Community Character

Thursday, March 9, Building A, Room 119, Strengthening Economic Vitality and Tourism

Monday, March 27, Building B, Room 104, Fostering Communities with Multi-Generational Opportunities

Thursday, April 6, Building A, Room 119, Preserving Rural Character and Directing Growth to Existing Population Centers

A snow date of Monday, Feb. 27 has been reserved in case the first two workshops need to be postponed due to inclement weather. The workshop will be held in Building A, Room 119.

Two weeks prior to each workshop, background information will be made available online for review. The material for the first workshop “Providing an Efficient and Multi-Modal Transportation System” provides background information, summarizes major ideas and suggests strategies. These documents will be posted online at www.co.cal.md.us/FutureCalvert.

Doors will open 30 minutes before each workshop for an open house. Maps, graphs and other information will be on display. Staff will be available to answer questions during the open house and after the workshop. To share your ideas, view presentations and read the summary of the Fall 2016 workshops, visit the FutureCalvert webpage. Residents can also share their vision for Calvert County’s future by taking a few moments to complete a survey using the online tool.