On Monday, October 18, 2021, the Lake Alfred City Commission officially recognized October as National Community Planning Month Week. The proclamation was received by Community Development Director Amee Bailey.
WHEREAS, change is constant and affects all cities, towns, suburbs, counties, boroughs, townships, rural areas, and other places; and
WHEREAS, community planning and plans can help manage this change in a way that provides better choices for how people work and live; and
WHEREAS, community planning provides an opportunity for all residents to be meaningfully involved in making choices that determine the future of their community; and
WHEREAS, the full benefits of planning require public officials and citizens who understand, support, and demand excellence in planning and plan implementation; and
WHEREAS, the month of October is designated as National Community Planning Month throughout the United States of America and its territories, and
WHEREAS, the American Planning Association endorses the National Community Planning Month as an opportunity to highlight how planning is essential and how planners can lead to equitable and resilient communities.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED the City of Lake Alfred formally recognizes the month of October as:
NATIONAL COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunder set my hand and the City seal this 18th day of October 2021.
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