Part 3: Public & Community Involvement

Hold Your First Public Meeting

An essential element of developing any byway is encouraging public involvement. The public especially includes interested citizens, property owners who will be affected by the byway, businesses with an interest in the byway, recreationists, Indian tribes, and local political leaders.

Public meetings are a necessary part of almost all byway planning work. Prepare well for the first meeting, as it sets the tone for further public participation. Aim at:

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