The only location in TN and 1 of only 29 areas in the U.S., Shelby County will receive a $2.6M grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to develop a Mid-South Greenprint and Sustainability Plan. A lot of the credit for the award coming to the Memphis region goes to Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainabiliy and its new administrator, Paul Young.
The plan will address the critical need for long-term comprehensive land use planning in the region and demonstrate a citizen-based process. FfOR looks forward to being involved, and as planning gets going we'll keep you in-the-loop about meetings and chances to participate and share your ideas.
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