Public input meetings start next week for Future Land Use Plan Update
What will Keller look like 10 years from now? More importantly, what do we want Keller to look like 10 years from now? That will be the question before Keller’s citizens and leadership in the months ahead as the city completes its first comprehensive update to its Future Land Use Plan in two decades.
The Future Land Use Plan is an important visionary document used as a foundation to the city’s planning of roads, zoning, infrastructure, services and amenities. Often referred to as the “FLUP,” the existing plan was last formally updated and adopted by City Council on Aug. 31, 1998.
Citizens will have numerous opportunities throughout this update to offer feedback to Keller’s city staff, the consultant team with Freese and Nichols Inc. that has been tasked with guiding us through this process, and members of Keller’s Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council. These will include an online survey, a series of public input meetings, information booths and feedback opportunities at upcoming special events, formal public hearings at Planning & Zoning and Keller City Council meetings, and Meetings in a Box available to the public designed to offer any group of citizens the tools they need to host their own meeting on this issue with their neighbors, friends, HOA or civic organizations, etc. and share critical feedback from that meeting with the city.
Place 6 Councilman Tag Green, chairman of the FLUP Task Force, has set a goal of 8,000 individual Keller citizens being involved in this process. Upcoming opportunities to share your vision for Keller include:
- April 4, 7-8 p.m. at Ridgeview Elementary School, 1601 Marshal Ridge Drive
- April 10, 7-8 p.m. at Hidden Lakes Elementary School, 900 Preston Lane
- April 12, 7-8 p.m. at Willis Lane Elementary School, 1620 Willis Lane
- April 14, noon-9 p.m. (Information and Public Input Booth) at the Keller Crawfish Krawl event on Olive Street in Old Town Keller
- April 16, 7-8 p.m. at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy.
- April 19, 7-8 p.m. at the Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Road
For more information and to stay updated on this process in the months ahead, please visit www.cityofkeller.com/FLUP.