Posts tagged with "Community Action Plan"

Decatur City Commission accepts diversity plan without a vote

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2015

Decatur City Commissioners on Monday accepted a plan intended to make the city a more diverse place to live. But acceptance of the report didn’t translate into an outright endorsement of the entire plan. While “acceptance of the Better Together Community Action Plan” was on the agenda under action items, commissioners declined to take a formal […]

Decatur releases draft of diversity action plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 4, 2015

Decatur’s consultant has released a full draft of a plan intended to help Decatur become a more diverse and welcoming place. The plan was supposed to be released on Nov. 12, but the consultant – the Art of Community – instead released a list of more than 70 action items which were made available for […]

Commenting, community review period begins for diversity action items

Posted by Dena Mellick November 19, 2015

The period for community review and comments for the Better Together diversity action items has begun. The review period goes until Monday, November 30. A recent meeting to review a draft of the diversity plan revealed no plan had been created yet. Instead, a list of 71 action items were provided, created from input at previous […]

Decatur mayor bristles at questions about diversity plan, consultant ducks questions

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 17, 2015

A plan to make Decatur a more diverse and welcoming place will be up for consideration at the Dec. 7 City Commission meeting. The taxpayers paid $109,000 for that plan. But when Decaturish attempted to ask basic questions about it at the commission’s Nov. 16 meeting, like when a full draft will be available and […]

Meeting to review draft of diversity plan is big on diversity, short on draft

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 13, 2015

A community meeting to review and comment on a draft of a Community  Action Plan to make Decatur more diverse didn’t quite live up to its billing. There was a lot of talk about diversity, but no draft plan to speak of. Instead organizers handed out a list of about 70 different action items to […]

Decatur to present first draft of diversity plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 2, 2015

After months of meetings and input, the Decatur is getting ready to release its first draft of a plan to address dwindling diversity in the city. The first draft of the Community Action Plan will be unveiled on Nov. 12. There will be a community review from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Marriott Courtyard’s […]

(PHOTOS) – Decatur hosts diversity discussion

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 29, 2015

The city of Decatur is in the process of creating a “Community Action Plan” to address concerns about the city’s dwindling diversity. As part of the development of the plan, the city hosted a Community Action Planning Cafe Conversation at the Ebster Recreation Center on Saturday, Aug. 29. The city recently entered into a $109,000 agreement with […]

Decatur surveying residents about diversity

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 10, 2015

The city of Decatur is creating a plan to address the city’s dwindling diversity and wants feedback. Under the auspices of the Better Together campaign, the city is supporting the creation of a Community Action Plan that will tie together input from around the community about issues surrounding diversity. As part of the development of the plan, […]

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