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2019 Comprehensive Parks & Recreation Master Plan Approved and Adopted February 18, 2019

The Comprehensive Master Plan was approved and adopted at the Board of Commissioners meeting on February 18, 2019.  Click Here to view the final report


2019 Chatham County Parks and Recreation Master Plan Survey Final Findings   Click Here


McAdams facilitated a one-day visioning work session on September 12, 2018 with Parks and Recreation staff to defelop the deaprtment's vision and mission for the future.

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Upcoming Master Plan Meetings to Remember

  • September 12, 2018: Visioning meeting with staff

  • December 4, 2018: Draft recommendations presentation to staff

  • December 4, 2018: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Draft presentation to Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee at the Agriculture & Conference Center

  • December 11, 2018: Presentation to steering committee

  • December 11, 2018: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Public meeting presentation at the Agriculture & Conference Center

  • December 17, 2018: Master Plan presentation to go before the Board of Commissioners

  • January 22, 2019: Final Master Plan presentation to go before Board of Commissioners


Greenway/Trail Stakeholder Flyer:  Click Here

Specific groups have been invited to this meeting, but the general public is welcome to attend.  The meeting is designed to get input on trails and greenways as part of the planning process for the Comprehensive Parks & Recreation Master Plan under development. 


Trails/Greenways Stakeholders Meeting on June 20, 2018

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Comprehensive Plan Update as of May 17, 2018

Kick‐off Meeting

The project team has completed the project kick‐off meeting with staff along with site visits to existing parks owned and operated Chatham County Parks & Recreation.  

McAdams Presents the Master Plan Update and Input Session at the Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting on May 15, 2018.

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We had a great turnout for our last Open House at Silk Hope Elementary School on May 1, 2018.

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Another great turnout for our second Open House held at Chatham Central High School on April 26, 2018.

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First Open House on April 24, 2018 

We had great turnout at the first Open House for the public on April 24 at the Agriculture & Conference Center.

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Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan
group discussion with Chatham Health Alliance

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