Sartell residents can help determine the future of their city by attending the “Community Trends and Visioning” meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 19 at Sartell City Hall.
Those who plan to attend should call Anita Rasmussen, Sartell planner and developer, at 320-258-7306 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Attn: Visioning” on your communication with Rasmussen.
The guest speaker for “Community Trends and Visioning” will be Minnesota Demographer Susan Brower, who will discuss trends and issues affecting Sartell and the state in general. Among those trends are these: current population projections and trends; consequences of an aging Baby-Boomer generation; the new “normal: and its implications for the future; health-care costs in Minnesota; and applying demographic information in local communities.
The meeting will be facilitated by John Shardlow of Stantec Inc. Shardlow will review existing input gathered by the City of Sartell and ask for additional ideas and suggestions on the following topics: housing and land-use policies, community health and sustainability, roadway priorities and intersection improvements, and quality-of-life needs and wants.
For several months, the City of Sartell has been soliciting questions, ideas and suggestions at six public meetings for its long-term comprehensive plan. The May 19 meeting is another chance for residents to give input before the city develops and considers approval of the plan.
The Pine Meadow Elementary Student Council clowns for the camera during an input session on what they’d like to see in a future Sartell. A visioning meeting for the public will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 19 at Sartell City Hall.
Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower will be the guest speaker at the “Trends, Visioning” meeting Monday, May 19 at Sartell City Hall.