Draft Village Center Master Plan Available for Review

There is still time to comment on the Draft Village Center Master Plan. If you didn’t have an opportunity to speak with members of the Master Plan Committee (MPC) during the Village Elections or haven’t checked out the information online, comments are being accepted through May 31.

Click on “read the full article” below, then click here to see the entire River Hill Village Center Master Plan.

Click on “read the full article” below, then click here to see the Executive Summary of the River Hill Village Center Master Plan.

The purpose of the Plan is to define the boundaries of the Village Center, provide a synopsis of current and future issues, and offer a framework for implementing near-term and long-term improvement options. The Plan also assesses the impact of future development in the surrounding area on the Village Center and offers proposals for better integrating the Village Center with future development along the adjacent Route 108 corridor.

The full draft and a shorter executive summary document are available for public comment through May 31. The documents can be accessed at the River Hill Village website at www.villageofriverhill.org and can be reviewed in printed form during normal business hours at Claret Hall.

The MPC wants to hear from you!
• What do you like most about the Master Plan?
• What areas need improvement?
• Do you have ideas that you would like to contribute?
• Do you have concerns or issues that you want the Master Plan to address?

Comments and suggestions for the Master Plan can be sent by leaving a comment at the bottom of this article, via email to the River Hill Village Manager, Susan Smith, at manager@villageofriverhill.org, or by completing a Master Plan comment form available at Claret Hall. The MPC will review all comments and present a final document for approval at a Board meeting during the summer. Once approved, the document will be submitted to the Columbia Association and the Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning to guide future development.

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