The City of Morganton kicked off a new Parks and Recreation Master Plan process in April 2017 led by Toole Design Group and The Landplan Group South. Check this page for news and updates as the plan progresses.

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Announcements

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Parks and Recreation Master Plan Calendar

Date, 2017 Event
Monday
Feb. 27
Presentation at Council Workshop
8:15 am - 4 pm,  Morganton City Hall
Tuesday
April 4
Steering Committee Meeting
5:30 - 7:00 pm, Collett Street Recreation Center
Saturday
June 3
Pop-Up on the Greenway
9:00 am - noon, Catawba River Greenway River Village Boardwalk
Thursday
June 8
Public Input Meeting
6:00 pm, Mountain View Recreation Center
Tuesday
July 4
Pop-Up at the Independence Day Celebration
5:00 pm until  
Thursday
Aug. 3
Public Input Meeting
6:00 pm, Collett Street Recreation Center

 

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Articles

Morganton Parks and Recreation director updates community on projects, 4/19/2017, The News Herald

Give your input about our parks and recreation programs, 5/2/2017

Parks and Recreation holding public input meeting for Master Plan, 6/2/2017

Input meeting held for future recreation masterplan, 6/9/2017, The News Herald

Public gives input on parks and recreation master plan, 6/15/2017

 

Photos

Steering Committee Meeting at Collett Street Recreation Center, 4/4/2017

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Parks and Recreation Director Rob Winkler, standing, talks with the Steering Committee during a meeting held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the Collett Street Recreation Center.

Two male steering committee members place stickers on the "Most Proud" list to choose their favorites.

Steering Committee members place stickers on the "Most Proud" list to choose their favorites.

Rob Winkler talks with a steering committee member

Parks and Recreation Director Rob Winkler talks with a steering committee member during a break.

 

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Public Input Meeting, 6/8/2017

The Parks and Recreation Department held a public input meeting June 8, 2017, at Mountain View Recreation to get feedback on the city's parks and recreation programs. About 75 people attended, answered questions, and shared their views with recreation staff and the consultants creating the plan.

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More than 70 people sit and listen to the presentation.

More than 70 people attended the June 8, 2017, public input meeting.

The audience participated in several live polls.

The audience participated in several live polls. Trails and greenways received the most votes as being the most important aspect of the current parks and recreation programs.

Attendees talk about what changes they'd like to see at a local park.

Attendees talk about what changes they'd like to see at a local park.

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