Meetings and Important Dates
Charrette:Where the Fate of Merrieweather Will Be
15 – 22, 2005
the skinny: The charrette will begin on
Saturday, October 15 at 1 pm (registration starts
at 12:30 pm) at Wilde Lake High School
in Columbia. This first day will be a public workshop,
where groups of Howard County residents will have
the chance to express their vision for downtown
Columbia, including Merriweather. During the following
week, planners will be working in the Spear Center
at the General Growth Headquarters in Columbia,
distilling citizen input and refining the plan.
On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Howard County
citizens will have a chance to observe the planners
work at 6:30 pm each day. Finally, on Saturday,
October 22 at 2 pm, the final plan will be released.
Howard County residents are encouraged to preregister
by e-mailing their name and contact information
see the home page for details.