Location updates: Three Blueprint Brunswick 2040 community meetings take place at alternative spots this week (Nov. 10-12)

11.10.2020

Location updates: Three Blueprint Brunswick 2040 community meetings take place at alternative spots this week (Nov. 10-12)

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – In anticipation of rainy weather conditions this week, Brunswick County will host their upcoming Blueprint Brunswick 2040 community meetings scheduled for this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at pre-selected alternative locations.

The following meetings will take place this week at new locations. The 6 p.m. sessions will only be available via live stream on the Brunswick County Facebook page.

Tuesday, Nov. 10
  • Location: Calabash Senior Center (formerly planned for Ocean Isle Beach Park) / 10050 Beach Dr SW, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 11
  • Location: Southport Senior Center (formerly planned for Smithville Park) / 1513 N. Howe St., Ste. 1, Southport, NC 28461
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 12
  • Location: Supply Senior Center (formerly planned for Lockwood Folly Park) / 101 Stone Chimney Drive, Supply, NC 28462
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.

Two more sets of community meetings will take place the following week in the Leland and Ash areas. These meetings are currently scheduled for the following locations and times. Brunswick County will communicate any changes to the locations if necessary due to weather or other circumstances.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
  • Location: Leland Community Park / 1490 Village Road NE, Leland, NC 28451
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Leland Senior Center
Wednesday, Nov. 18
  • Location: Waccamaw Park / 5855 Waccamaw School Rd. NW, Ash, NC 28420
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Waccamaw Building

Spots are still available to attend the meetings. Brunswick County is hosting virtual and live in-person sessions at county parks this week and next week to discuss its Blueprint Brunswick 2040 project and hear your thoughts on the future 20 years for Brunswick County.

Individuals must register in advance as space is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Register now at BlueprintBrunswick2040.com

Residents are not required to attend an in-person event and there are several opportunities to participate virtually. Additionally, Brunswick County will stream all sessions scheduled for 6 p.m. live online to watch from home.

All in-person meetings held in person are conducted in accordance with CDC guidelines for COVID-19 safety and with Governor Cooper’s Executive Orders. No meetings will exceed 25 people inside or 50 people outside.

Masks are required for all in attendance and staff will provide a mask to any registrant that does not have one. Hand sanitizer is available in multiple locations around each meeting venue. All registrants will receive a packet with sanitized materials to use and take home.

If you are unable or uncomfortable attending in-person meetings, you can participate online.

The Blueprint Brunswick 2040 Public Input Survey is also now open for submissions. The survey consists of 28 questions and takes about 20 minutes to complete. Access the survey and other resources and maps on the project at BlueprintBrunswick2040.com

Blueprint Brunswick 2040 is a 12-month initiative from the Brunswick County Planning and Parks and Recreation departments to craft two new plans: a Comprehensive Land Use Plan and a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Together, these two new plans will guide future growth, decisions and investments in infrastructure and serves withing the county.

This planning effort will cover the entire jurisdiction of Brunswick County outside municipal limits, and inclusive of participating municipalities.

Questions about Blueprint Brunswick 2040? Contact our team members to learn more:

See more information on the project any time at BlueprintBrunswick2040.com

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For media inquiries, contact the Public Information Officer at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov

County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits.

Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033