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APPENDIX D

Wilson County Quality Growth Action Plan

Wilson County Quality Growth – Action Plan – Community Education / Outreach Quarterly Milestones Objective: To develop a speakers/topics/events bureau for the purpose of educating elected officials, appointed officials and other stakeholder groups as interest and necessity dictates. Speakers will be arranged in a quarterly schedule for implementation by 12/31/10. Each of the topics will center around one or more of the 10 model principles of Quality Growth. They will be targeted to specific stakeholder groups. Work Group: Tom Brashear (convener), Magi Tilton, James Vaden, Vena Jones and Dwight Barnett

Implementation Steps / Milestones

7-9/10

Recruit a team liason from the other 2 Quality Growth committees (Community Design and Green Infrastructure) to the Community Outreach/ Education Committee (CO/E Committee) to ensure that the list of topics, speakers, and events address their needs.

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Prepare for implementation of a field trip to Permobil as an inaugural Quality Growth series education event. Audience will be elected and appointed government officials.

X

Discuss making use of the Community Partnering Contract provided by Cumberland River Compact to further efforts on this objective.

X

1012/10

Outline topics; find speakers/events that match the topics.

X

Develop a quarterly schedule of these topics and events.

X

Obtain tentative commitment from speakers for 2nd Quality Growth education event.

X

Hold Permobil field trip. Submit a press release or news article.

X

Finalize speakers, locations, arrangements, and times for 2nd Quality Growth education event. Topic: green living technologies – at the Homebuilders Expo.

X

Hold the 2nd Quality Growth continuing education event. (green living technologies – at the Homebuilders Expo). Audience will be homeowners, realtors, and the building community.

X

Secure additional speaker dates and arrangements for 3rd Quality Growth continuing education event.

X

Finalize speakers, locations, arrangements and times for the 3rd event (Planning Commission Workshop).

X

Hold the 3rd Quality Growth continuing education class. This will be the Planning Commission workshop focused on recommendations for changes to urban growth boundaries, update on multi-jurisdiction EPA water quality score card results and other topics of interest.

X

Secure additional speaker dates, commitments and arrangements for 4th Quality Growth continuing education event. Topic and audience to be decided.

X

Evaluate speakers and topics against current needs/interests in the community and adjust speakers/topics/events bureau accordingly.

X

Repeat cycle of year one with pertinent topics and speakers and field trips, etc. that match the need of the community while still remembering to maintain focus on the 10 model principles of quality growth.

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