Meeting at Barton Street playground to focus on master plan

Meeting at Barton Street playground to focus on master plan

PAWTUCKET - Residents of the Barton and Broad streets neighborhood are invited to meet with city planners next Tuesday, July 22, at 6 p.m. at the Barton Street playground at the corner of Barton and Broad streets as part of an ongoing series of workshops to discuss the city's new long-range master plan, known as the Comprehensive Community Plan.

The information and discussion sessions, held in conjunction with the Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation, will focus on improvements that could be made to the neighborhood to make it a better place to live and work.

Planners will present a neighborhood profile and seek feedback on topics ranging from enhancing open space and recreation to improving economic development. They'll address any questions or comments raised by those attending the meeting.

The series of workshops focuses on policies and actions the city can undertake in the different neighborhoods as well as throughout the city.

Beginning in 2016, the local plans will have a 20-year horizon and must be updated every 10 years. The new Pawtucket master plan will be completed in 2015.

Call the Department of Planning and Redevelopment at 401-724-5200 for more information.