Watch Vibrant NEO: A Vision and Framework for the Future of Northeast Ohio
NEOSCC BOARD APPROVES AND ENDORSES VIBRANT NEO 2040
On February 25, the Board of Directors of the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium (NEOSCC) voted to approve and endorse the Vibrant NEO 2040 Vision, Framework and Action Products. This marks the culmination of three years of work since being awarded a $4.25 M grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of the new federal Sustainable Communities Initiative. The Sustainable Communities Initiative is an interagency collaboration among HUD, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In their vote the NEOSCC Board resolved the following: NEOSCC’s Board of Directors accepts and adopts the Vibrant NEO 2040 Vision, Framework and Action Products as fulfilling the local objectives of the HUD grant award and further endorses for consideration by the region. It also resolves to make the Vibrant NEO 2040 objectives, recommendations, initiatives development strategies and action products available for use by metropolitan and local decision makers at their option and to advocate for the use of Vibrant NEO 2040 to create a more vibrant, resilient and sustainable Northeast Ohio.
Executive Summary Guidebook
Executive Summary Now Available
While the full Vibrant NEO 2040 report will be published in March, we have developed an executive summary of the Vision, Framework and Action Products. The Vibrant NEO Guidebook describes the Process, Objectives, Recommendations, Priority Initiatives and Indicators. The 20 page document include maps of each of the major vision themes and summaries of the Action Products.
An Initiative A Day Initiative 7.3: Improve regional quality of life and health by focusing on the interface between natural and human systems in the areas of flood mitigation, stormwater run-off, and clean beaches and the water quality of our lakes, rivers, and streams.
On February 25, the NEOSCC Board voted unanimously to approve and endorse the Vibrant NEO 2040 Vision, Framework and Action Products. We are sharing an “Initiative A Day” so you can gain a better understanding of the vision and framework! If you would like to read all of the Initiatives, you can download them here: Recommendation and Initiatives. You can access a pdf of the entire vision chapter here. The vision chapter contains all 41 initiatives, development strategies, indicators, and matrices that identify how the recommendations, initiatives and indicators all relate. Show your support for Vibrant NEO 2040 by adding your name to our Champions of Vibrant NEO 2040 list here. INITIATIVE 7.3: IMPROVE REGIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE AND HEALTH BY FOCUSING ON THE INTERFACE BETWEEN NATURAL AND HUMAN SYSTEMS IN THE AREAS OF FLOOD MITIGATION, STORMWATER RUN-OFF, AND CLEAN BEACHES AND THE WATER QUALITY OF OUR LAKES, RIVERS, AND STREAMS. WHAT [...]Read More »
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Click HERE and sign our petition to become a Vibrant NEO 2040 Champion and show your support for a more VIBRANT, RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE NORTHEAST OHIO! We are collecting signatures to demonstrate to community leaders that residents support the Vibrant NEO Vision, Framework and Action Products.
View the following slideshow to take a look at the Nine Vibrant NEO 2040 Recommendations:
What can I do today?
- Read the 20 page Vibrant NEO Guidebook here. This executive summary will give you an overview of the Vibrant NEO process highlighting the themes, recommendations and priority initiatives.