Bannock County residents can weigh in on the future direction of the county as planners being to update the county’s comprehensive plan.
“Bannock County 2040” will help guide future development and investment. According to County Engineer and Planning Director Jeremy Welch, the plan will look regionally to create positive, synergistic relationships with communities and stakeholders.
He said it would provide direction on future projects and public fund expenditures, where and how future development should take place, and help manage growth.
“The plan, when adopted, will serve as a tool for positive development and growth in Bannock County,” said Welch. “The community’s input is vital as we update our comprehensive plan. We encourage citizens in Bannock County to attend the open house on October 30 or use the website to provide feedback.”
The open house was scheduled for Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Wood River Room (2nd floor) of the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Building, at 1065 Cesar Chavez Street.
An interactive website is also open for public comment here.