SNELLVILLE – On Friday, the City of Snellville rolled out several new online portals to keep citizens up-to-date on the progress being made on the city’s planned Towne Center and to encourage public feedback as the project moves forward.
Snellville’s new webpage, http://www.snellville.org/the-towne-center-snellville will serve as an online hub for Towne Center updates and residents can visit www.snellville.org/the-conversation to ask questions or provide feedback in real-time.
In addition, the city has launched new social media feeds on Facebook (www.fb.com/thetownecenter), Twitter (@TheTowneCenter), and Instagram (@TheTowneCenter) - all devoted to Towne Center updates.
“As we turn the Towne Center @Snellville proposal into a reality, citizen engagement remains our top priority. In addition to participating in our Town Hall meetings, we urge local residents and business owners to find us online and offer their feedback on new developments of this community-driven project,” Mayor Tom Witts said.
Snellville’s planning for the Towne Center began in 2007 and the city recently unveiled updated plans for the vision after soliciting input from citizens across the city.
Within the last year, the Snellville Mayor and Council have taken significant steps to make the Towne Center vision a reality.
The city rolled out their proposal for a re-location of the Elizabeth H. Williams library to a new state of the art facility that will include a City Market in the Towne Center. The library is proposed to be funded by 2016 Special Local Option Sales Tax dollars when approved by county leaders.
Late last year, the Council passed development code updates that were formed with citizen input that would guide the development standards of the Towne Center. This was the most vital step yet in moving the Towne Center plan forward. Code updates will continue in 2017.