Register Now: In-person, virtual Blueprint Brunswick 2040 community meetings start next week

11.06.2020

Register Now: In-person, virtual Blueprint Brunswick 2040 community meetings start next week

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Spots are still available to attend one of several community meetings coming up over the next two weeks to share your ideas for Brunswick County’s next 20 years. 

This November, Brunswick County will host virtual and live in-person sessions at county parks to discuss its Blueprint Brunswick 2040 project and hear your thoughts. Individuals must register in advance as space is limited due to COVID-19 precautions.

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.

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.

Individuals can register for any of these community meetings. Three hour-long sessions are scheduled for each date at the following parks:

Tuesday, Nov. 10
  • Location: Ocean Isle Beach Park
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Calabash Senior Center
Wednesday, Nov. 11
  • Location: Smithville Park
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Southport Senior Center
Thursday, Nov. 12
  • Location: Lockwood Folly Park
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Supply Senior Center
Tuesday, Nov. 17
  • Location: Leland Park
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Leland Senior Center
Wednesday, Nov. 18
  • Location: Waccamaw Park
  • Times: 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m.
  • Alternative Location (if necessary): Waccamaw Building

Alternative locations have also been selected in the event of inclement weather or other issues. Any changes to location will be posted online and communicated to registered attendees.

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.

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