Education Update March 2015

Education Update March 2015

Education Centers of Excellence and Lifelong Learning    The Education Committee met March 15 and discussed Fayette‘s goal of having a world class K-12 education system.  The committee broke into smaller work groups that were tasked to define what a “world class” education system looks like and what metrics should be considered to monitor...

Economy Update March 2016

Economy Update March 2016

Economy Growing a Prosperous and Dynamic Economy    The March Economy Committee meeting featured a presentation by Joan Young of the Fayette County Development Authority. She outlined key target markets: Aviation/Aerospace Advanced Manufacturing Data Processing Film/New Media Headquarters IT Young discussed incentives. She explained that FCDA currently...

Community Update March 2016

Community Update March 2016

Community Ensuring a Safe, Inclusive and Diverse Community The most recent Community Committee consisted of a group of young professionals businesses like Aventure Aviation to students with AVPRIDE. Their discussions focused on which types of extracurricular – non-school activities millennials need to have in Fayette County in order for them to want to...

Place Update March 2016

Place Update March 2016

  Place Building a place to Live, Interact and Enjoy    The January Place Committee broke out into three sub-committees focused on each goal. They are: * Develop additional quality-of-life amenities * Encourage housing and development that appeals to a broad population of all ages * Expand transportation infrastructure and mobility options All three...

Fayette Visioning Summit Details Successes, Next Steps

Fayette Visioning Summit Details Successes, Next Steps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2015 Fayette Visioning Summit Details Successes, Next Steps Fayetteville, GA (December 11, 2015) The Fayette Visioning Initiative held its first summit to highlight its successes in its first year of operation as well as present the plans for the future. The December 11th meeting was held at the Aberdeen Woods Conference...

Fayette Visioning Summit – Place Report

Fayette Visioning Summit – Place Report

~ The comments below were delivered by Vickie Butler, Place Committee Chair, at the Annual Summit ~ Fayette Visioning Summit December 11, 2015 Place Committee Report I am Vickie Butler with Keller Williams. I serve as the chair of the Place Committee and our focus is creating a sense of place in Fayette County that attracts people of all ages and backgrounds....