NORWICH — The Norwich Local Planning Committee (LPC) for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) project will be holding their first in-person meeting this Thursday, May 12 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Norwich High School Cafeteria, located at 89 Midland Drive in Norwich.
LPC members will continue to discuss proposed projects for the $10 million in grant funding, and participate in a ranking activity to narrow down which projects are a priority. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide feedback and comments after the session.
The meeting is open to the public both in-person and via Zoom. Parking will be available in the high school gymnasium lot, and registration for the meeting can be found online at NorwichDRI.com.
Those who are unable or do not wish to attend in person can join the meeting virtually at bit.ly/NorwichDRILPC with the passcode 211860, or call-in number 1-646-876-9923.
Following the LPC meeting, there will also be the second DRI public workshop. The workshop will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Norwich High School Cafeteria, as well as online at bit.ly/NorwichPW with the passcode 880160, or the call-in number 1-646-876-9923.
The purpose of the public workshop is to inform the community on proposed projects, and attendees will also be given the opportunity to participate in an interactive session to give their opinions on the projects.
Those who attend the meeting via Zoom will be unable to provide verbal comments during the workshop, but are encouraged to use Zoom's chat feature to provide feedback. Additionally, an online survey is available at NorwichDRI.com, giving community members an additional way to provide feedback and opinions on proposed DRI projects.
More information on the DRI process, projects, upcoming meetings, and recordings of past meetings can be found at NorwichDRI.com.