Do you have ideas that could make Davie County and the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina a more sustainable place to work, live, and get around? The Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Planning Project has established an online forum, “Piedmont Voice,” for each county in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina.
Help Shape the Future ~ The Davie County “MindMixer”
Join the Davie County MindMixer, an online conversation, and help shape a future where communities across the Piedmont Triad become more resilient through tough economic times by creating innovative solutions to sustainable development.
Strengths and Challenges of the Piedmont Triad ~ A Davie County Perspective
The Davie County Piedmont Voice MindMixer forum grew from topics discussed during a civic forum held at the Davie County Library on Tuesday, January 31st. Community leaders, activists and citizens from across Davie County attended the meeting and developed a preliminary consensus view of the strengths and challenges of the Piedmont Triad from a Davie County perspective.
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The Davie County MindMixer forum is up and running with two active topics of discussion. What are the strengths of the Piedmont Triad region? What are the challenges of the Piedmont Triad?
Regional strengths identified by Davie County participants include our quality workforce, excellent highway infrastructure, access to excellent healthcare, abundant higher education opportunities, productive farmland, recreational resources and small town charm.
Regional challenges identifies by Davie County participants include public transportation options, bike paths, abandoned job centers, and capitalizing on assets.
It’s Your Turn
Do you have a different take on strengths and challenges? Do you have a different list of priorities? Make your opinions count by becoming part of the ongoing conversation at the Davie County Sustainable Communities MindMixer forum.
To learn more about the MindMixer online conversation and why it matters, visit “How it Works.”
Cooperative Effort Funded by Regional Grant
The Piedmont Triad, which includes Davie County, has been awarded $1.6 Million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to create a regional plan intended to build economic competitiveness by connecting housing with good jobs, quality schools and transportation.
Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Planning Project
Davie County MindMixer Civic Forum
Mindmixer ~ How it Works
Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation
Article announcing the January 31st Civic Forum