Residents, ratepayers and people with an interest in Mansfield’s future have two weeks left to contribute to the Mansfield Shire 2040 Community Vision.
Mansfield Shire Mayor, Councillor Mark Holcombe said the Community Vision will not only shape and guide future Council planning and activity, but will also capture shared goals for the Shire and community to work towards.
“People can provide input in a way that works for them. There is a survey you can complete online; it takes about 10 minutes. There are several time-slots for two-hour community workshops on 27 and 28 July, in person and online, or a workshop can be organised specifically for your community group. We have also produced a discussion guide so that you can get your family or friends together to provide feedback before sending it to us,” Cr Holcombe said.
“All of the feedback and insights will be analysed and presented to a community panel of about 24 people in a deliberative workshop on Saturday, 31 July. In this deliberative forum, all of the information gathered is presented to the community panel, and panel members will explore and discuss what has been presented before they help to shape the Vision,” he said.
Cr Holcombe said “This is the first time such a comprehensive and inclusive process has been conducted in Mansfield, as such we are excited to see the development of this long-term vision that has been totally developed by the Community.”
Details of all the opportunities and further resources are available on the site
Councils across Victoria are required by the Victorian government to lead the development of these visions for their communities.
Social impact strategists, Spur: have been engaged to facilitate conversations across community to develop the final vision.