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North Mecklenburg Residents Can Learn About Greenways at Mecklenburg Meeting

by | Apr 17, 2018 | Bottom Right Red Box, News

 
Residents of northern Mecklenburg County have a chance to learn about their future greenways at the Northern Towns Greenways for Mecklenburg Summit on April 30th in Cornelius.
The current Mecklenburg County Master Plan, approved in 2008, calls for 129 miles of paved greenway trails by 2018. There are currently 47 miles completed, with fewer than 10 miles of those trails in northern Mecklenburg County.
Roughly 76% of residents polled in Mecklenburg County list greenways as their top recreational priority. Return on investment for a completed portion of Little Sugar Creek Greenway in Midtown is estimated to be $10 in economic development for every $1 spent. Still, greenway construction lags behind the county’s own plans.
Want to learn more? Come to the summit:
WHO:  Greenways for Mecklenburg
WHAT: Northern Towns Summit
WHERE: D9 Brewing Company
Presenters include Greenways for Mecklenburg, City of Cornelius Park and Recreation Dept., Town of Huntersville, Town of Davidson, City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Dept.
For more info, contact: Melissa Brokaw, [email protected], 704-968-7705

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