Draft General Plan 2045 Vision Statement
The Planning Commission launched a visioning survey to collect input from the public regarding the direction of the City. The visioning survey results were presented at the September 18th, 2018 and a vision statement drafted for City Council consideration October 23, 2018.
The proposed draft vision statement for the City of Mt. Shasta in 2045 is:
In 2045, the City of Mt. Shasta is a diverse, innovative, and walkable small town surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty that is easily accessible from a vibrant downtown full of strong locally-owned businesses. The City prides itself int he ability of its residents to connect with each other and the City’s capacity to support local industry and provide cutting edge infrastructure while preserving the rich, natural environment.
The Planning Department is looking for your feedback on the draft vision. Please feel free to contact the Planning Department with your comments and attend the City Council meeting October 23, 2018 beginning at 5:30PM at 1315 Nixon Rd.
Why is this important?
The General Plan is the guiding document for the growth of the City of Mt. Shasta. The public’s input and participation in this process ensures that the City of Mt. Shasta is shaped into a community that serves everyone. The vision is the first step to developing a plan for the future that fits the needs and wants of all residents. There will be many opportunities in the General Plan revision process to give feedback to be included in the plan.
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General Plan Scoping Sessions
The General Scope is an outline document for the required and desired topics that the plan will touch on. The Planning Commission hosted three scoping session to discuss various topics that could be and are required to be included in the General Plan. Recordings of the meetings can be found in our live-stream archive.
Building Resilient Communities
The City of Mt. Shasta collaborated with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Association of Bay Area Governments, Environmental Protection Agency, and Federal Emergency Management Agency to host a two-day workshop on building community resiliency. The workshops focused on determining values of the Mt. Shasta region and how to plan for future hazards.
General Plan Steering Committee
The City of Mt. Shasta Planning Commission has been charged to oversee the General Plan process for the next three years. The Planning Commission is a City Council appointed committee made up of seven members. The members are a mixture of city and non-city residents. The Planning Commission meet every third Tuesday of the month. Every Planning Commission meeting is open to the public. Planning Commission meeting information is readily made available to the public on the “Agendas and Minutes” page.
The Planning Commission will work directly with City Staff to construct public engagement events and draft a plan based on community needs.