Borough comprehensive plan consultants should be local, assembly members say
The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted down 2-3 a request for proposals (RFP) that would have allowed consultants to bid on assisting the borough in developing a comprehensive plan.
The comprehensive planning process is extensive and covers things such as updating zoning and land use, identifying and selecting state land for economic and community development, evaluating housing availability and affordability, the impact of tourism and other quality of life issues.
Developing a harbor master plan will also be included in the comprehensive plan.
Updating both plans is estimated to cost betwe...