|Matthew A. Brandmeyer, AICP
157 North Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1964
September 6, 2018 Planning & Development Committee Meeting Packet.
The Draft of the New Comprehensive Plan (edited for corrections) can be found here. Please visit the Comprehensive Plan Update page for more information. If you have any questions or comments regarding the draft plan, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 22, 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Planning & Development has scheduled a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event for all Madison County residents on Saturday, September 22nd from 7 AM – 3 PM at the Madison County Wood River Facility (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River). The deadline for registration is 8:00 am on Friday, September 21st. Click here for complete information and registration.
Fall Health Forum: Connecting the Dots Between Food, Health, and Air Quality
Join regional organizations on October 19th for a FREE educational gathering focusing on how the food we eat impacts not only our health, but also regional air and environmental quality. This year's theme is "Nourishing the Body & Community". View the event flyer here or register here. Participants are encouraged to bring an item for donation to a local food bank. Please click here for a list of healthy donation options.
Open House for Canteen-Cahokia Creek Watershed Planning
HeartLands Conservancy and Madison County will hold an open house event to inform the public about the Canteen-Cahokia Creek Watershed Plan on Tuesday, September 25 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Maryville Community Center. The Canteen-Cahokia Creek Watershed Plan strategically addresses stormwater-related issues in the area that drains to Canteen Creek and Cahokia Creek in Madison and St. Clair counties, and provides voluntary recommendations for water quality protection and flood mitigation efforts. The event is open to the public and is intended for residents of all or parts of the following municipalities: Caseyville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Glen Carbon, Hartford, Maryville, Pontoon Beach, South Roxana, and Troy. For more information, click here. To read the complete press release, click here.
Solarize Metro East Kicks Off 2018 Season
Solarize Metro East, a group solar purchasing program, is hosting free informational sessions for residents, farmers, businesses, and non-profits in Madison and St. Clair Counties. Offered by the Madison County Resource Management Program, and other local partners, program participants combine their buying power to secure significant discounts on the cost of solar panel installation. Attend a free Solar Power hour to learn the basics of solar power, its potential benefits to your household or organization, and how the solar group buy program works. Participants in the Power Hours also receive a free, no obligation site assessment from the installer.
|For more information, and to see a schedule of the Power Hour information sessions, visit the Solarize Metro East website here.|
The Planning & Development Department provides the following programs and services to Madison County residents, businesses, and local governments: