PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The City of Parkersburg has unveiled a five-year consolidated plan to the community, seeking feedback on how to improve the city.
This consolidated plan focuses on fixing the housing for the lower income communities, among other improvements to the city.
Community feedback, the city says, is "vital" to this new plan, and many public forums are planned for any resident to give their opinion on how to further better Parkersburg.
"We're going to engage the community," said Ryan Barber, Development Projects Administrator with the city. "A number of area service providers over a three-day period next week, so Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next week, we're going to be presenting about 15 different stakeholder meetings, each addressing different categories. Whether that's homeless services, housing providers, fair housing organizations..."
The first of these public meetings will be held on Tuesday, February 18 at the city building on the second floor in the Executive Conference Room.