(Screenshot via Wilmington 2028)
At 228 pages, the Wilmington 2028 plan isn’t exactly a quick read, but after many months of development, it’s worth checking out.
If you’ve been following the evolution of the city’s 10-year plan, it’s been a culmination of public forums, focus groups, surveys and interviews. The result — which still needs the approval of City Planning Commission, Wilmington City Council and the Delaware Office of State Planning and Coordination — includes recommendations for the next decade, with a focus on five goal areas:
- Strong and safe neighborhoods
- Healthy and thriving communities
- Robust local economy
- Connected city and region
- Sustainable and resilient city
Some of the recommendations include an investment in training and entrepreneurship opportunities; more opportunities for small businesses; support for kitchen incubators, co-working spaces, live-work spaces and light manufacturing spaces; and nurturing a creative environment to attract talent.
It also includes lots of colorful graphics and valuable data about the city.
Final feedback wanted on Wilmington 2028 strategic plan
There’s still time to be heard at a Wilmington 2028 public forum
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