Presentations and Meeting Notes
People from all over the 19 counties of the Flint Hills Frontiers region will be coming together on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Emporia, KS to build off of the work done during the many months of data collection and community meetings that started in 2012. Attendees will review information gathered by the planning team as well as see what visions, goals and action items their fellow Flint Hills residents came up with at the Community Vision Meetings held in March, April and May of this year. This will also be the time to start diving deeper on the 7 Issue Areas of the planning framework that have everything to do with the kinds of places, policies, programs, and projects that affect our lives, livelihoods and communities up and down the Flint Hills of Kansas and Oklahoma. To prepare for this exciting "meeting of the minds" those wishing to attend are encouraged to RSVP and look through the following materials:
Doors open at 9:30am for registration. The meeting will officially start at 10 am in the main offices of Emporia Unified School District #253 located at 1700 West 7th Street, Emporia, KS 66801.
The Stakeholder Kickoff meeting occurred November 27th at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan. Read or download the notes below.
View the issue areas presentation from the stakeholder kickoff meeting. This presentation outlines the issue areas and some trends affecting important issues in the flint hills.
Southern Flint Hills residents came together at the WahZhaZhi Cultural Center to discuss their vision and goals for the Flint Hills region on March 25, 2013. The resulting vision statements and goals are on the Flint Hills Forum. The following presentation outlines project, presents a case study, and shows some of the background research on issues that are impacting the Flint Hills.