The townships have issue each issued Requests for Proposals to complete an updated Master Plan for the island. They seek an update to the current plan based on community input including a series of meetings that would start in May with additional meetings in June, July and August. A public hearing on the plan would be in September.
The RFP calls for developing a user-friendly updated Master Plan in both hard copy and electronic form that includes graphics, diagrams, pictures, tables, appropriate narrative content and realistic implementation strategies that are appropriate and achievable. The current Master Plan was completed in 2017. A copy of it is available here: http://www.resilientmichigan.org/beaverisle_plan.asp
The deadline to complete the updated plan is October 1. Proposals are due on March 15. Copies of the RFPs are available here: https://wvbi.biccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/St.-James-Township-Master-Plan-RFP.pdf and here: https://wvbi.biccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Peaine-Township-Master-Plan-RFP.pdf.
A prior version of this report appeared on wvbi.net.