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Community engagement is critical to ensure CLEAR Plans reflect the diverse perspectives, needs, interests, and watersheds within Wayne County. CLEAR activities employed innovative public outreach strategies to engage the full array of community stakeholders as outlined in the Public Engagement PlanInformation on CLEAR activities including events and meeting summaries is provided below.

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Public Events

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Public Event #3
Thursday, November 18th, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Online discussion of potential resilience-building actions to include in the Wayne region CLEAR plan. Includes presentation of final CLEAR vision, impact scenarios, and resilience scenarios. See recording on this page.
Comment Period: please share your input on the actions  discussed using our comment box by Nov. 24th.


Wayne County CLEAR Public Webinar 2

Wayne County CLEAR Public Webinar 2

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Public Webinar #2 - Live Discussion
Thursday, September 23rd @ 5:00pm 
Online discussion on how to turn risks into opportunities for shoreline communities. Participants heard about the outcomes of public survey #1 and the risk assessment for shoreline communities in Wayne County. They discussed needs and opportunities for increasing resilience to identified risks.

Public Survey #1

June 10th - July 8th 
This survey invited the public to share how their community is being affected by changing lake conditions. The survey was advertised through email distribution lists, local media channels, social media, and flyers. An offline SMS survey was also made available.

Public Presentation #1

June 10th 5:00pm - Live Webinar Survey Launch 

Live Presentation about the CLEAR initiative and public engagement opportunities including public survey #1. 

Wayne County CLEAR Public Webinar #1

Wayne County CLEAR Public Webinar #1

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Steering Committee Meetings

SC Meeting #7

December 16, 2021


Agenda: Review of Actions Matrix and Demonstration profiles for draft CLEAR plan. 

SC Meeting #6

November 10, 2021


Agenda: Discussion of proposed resilience actions and demonstration profiles for the CLEAR plan. 

SC Meeting #5

October 21, 2021


Agenda: Discussion of resilience scenarios, potential strategies and actions, draft vision and guiding principles. 

SC Meeting #4

September 2, 2021


Agenda:  Introduction to risk assessment results and needs and opportunities exercise to identify resilience goals and ways to achieve them in the near, mid-, and long-term.

SC Meeting #3

 July 2, 2021


Agenda:  The committee advised on the qualitative elements of the Risk Assessment. 

SC Meeting #2

May 27, 2021


Agenda: The committee continued the discussion of assets to create a draft list to inform the risk assessment and discussed plans for the first public engagement opportunity. 

SC Virtual Look & Listen Tour

May 20, 2021


Agenda: With the help of hi-definition maps, the committee took a birds-eye tour of the shoreline, noting important economic, community, and natural features located in shoreline risk areas. These were added to an existing list to create a first draft for review and comment. 

SC Kick-off Meeting

April 29, 2021


Agenda: The kick-off meeting provided an overview of the CLEAR initiative including scope, schedule, deliverables, roles & responsibilities, and immediate next steps.

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