Time to speak up about township parks and recreation

FLINT TWP. — The board will hold two public hearings in the next few weeks in the process of updating its five-year Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The final hearing is scheduled for the township board’s regular meeting at 7 p.m. on February 16.

Meantime, as of January 11, the draft of the 2016-20 master plan is available for public inspection at the township offices, 1490 S. Dye Road, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, according to an online post by township clerk Kim Courts.

Comments on the plan should be directed to Doug Piggott, Rowe Professional Services Company at (800) 837-9131; by e-mail at Dpiggot@ Rowepsc.com; or, by mailing comments to Flint Township Parks and Recreation Plan Comments, c/o Rowe Professional Services Company, 540 S. Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502.

The comment period will end on February 16, 2016, prior to the final public hearing.

The first of two public hearings will be held by the Flint Township Recreation Committee at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 28 at the Flint Township offices. The second and final public hearing will be as part of the Flint Township Board meeting on Tuesday, February 16.

The public is welcome to attend either or both of the hearings. — R.S.

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