Enhance Downtown Morris
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About The Project
Downtown Morris has strong regional attraction power with its vibrant mix of retail businesses, lively community events, and its accessibility to regional recreational amenities. The challenge for this project is to take a good downtown and make it better.
The downtown master planning process will include an initial assessment phase focused on understanding where Downtown Morris is today, and what opportunities are on the horizon. The second phase of the project will focus on development specific redevelopment and design solutions, and strategies to implement those solutions. And the final phase of the project will include a review process for the downtown master plan, followed by adoption of the plan by the City of Morris as a component of their Comprehensive Plan. The goal is to have a draft plan by Summer 2020.
The project is being led by the City of Morris, with support from the Morris Downtown Development Partnership and the Morris Retail Association.
Thank you to everyone who completed the Morris Downtown Resident/Consumer Survey! We had fantastic participation, receiving over 1,000 responses over six weeks. Double-thanks to all those who took the time to elaborate on their ideas and responses via the open comment section. We heard lots of great feedback about Downtown Morris that we will use… Continue reading Results Are In: Morris Downtown Survey Complete!
Reminder To Take The Survey! Thank you so much for all of your thoughtful responses to the Downtown Morris Resident/Consumer Survey! Given the outstanding number of responses from community members already, we will keep the survey open for a few more days! If you haven’t already, please take 10 minutes to share your thoughts and ideas… Continue reading Last Chance to Take The Survey! Closing 12/22
Share Your Ideas We want to hear from YOU. Take 10-12 minutes to share your thoughts and ideas by completing the Downtown Morris Survey (button below)! Survey Information: “The City of Morris and the Morris Downtown Development Partnership are currently updating the Downtown Morris Master Plan. The City and downtown’s business community seek your help… Continue reading Share Your Ideas: Take This Survey!
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