The Town of Mendon is pleased to announce that Phase 2 of the Town of Mendon’s Master Plan is underway Please help us complete this final phase by again sharing your feedback. A community survey on the Phase 2 topics- Open Space & Recreation, Natural & Cultural Resources, Town Services & Facilities, and Transportation & Circulation – opened on March 10. Please take the survey at SurveyMonkey.Com/r/MendonMasterPlanFinalPhase or pick up a hard copy at Town Hall or the Taft Public Library.
The Master Plan is an important planning document. Upon completion, it will be used to guide municipal policies and investments for the next 10-20 years. While Mendon has completed various planning efforts over the years, the Master Plan will be a comprehensive, formal master planning process as defined under contemporary Massachusetts General Law.
Development of the Mendon Master Plan kicked off in May 2021, when the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) received funding through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) to complete Phase 1 of Mendon’s Master Plan. Mendon convened a Master Plan Steering Committee and brought on the CMRPC to help guide the effort. Phase 1, which thus far has included a substantial community engagement and visioning process, is focused on the development of three chapters -Economic Development, Land Use, and Population & Housing. In November 2021, CMRPC secured EOEEA grant funding for Phase 2 of Mendon’s Master Plan, enabling development of the full comprehensive Master Plan. Phase 2 will include additional community surveying and engagement, development of four final chapters, edits to all prior chapters per Board feedback, and creation of an online, interactive summary plan.
For more information, or for questions, visit MendonMasterPlan.Com.