flint master plan http://michiganradio.org en Flint has a new 'master plan', now the work begins http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-has-new-master-plan-now-work-begins <p>The Flint city council approved <a href="http://www.imagineflint.com/">a new master plan</a> for the city last night.&nbsp;</p><p>Now the question is how to pay for it.</p><p>City officials and Flint residents have spent the last two years coming up with the plan. The last one was drafted more than a half century ago and it envisioned a very different city than what Flint became.</p><p>The new plan calls for stabilizing neighborhoods hard hit by blight and creating new opportunity for business investment.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:49:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15030 at http://michiganradio.org Flint has a new 'master plan', now the work begins Flint may have a new 'master plan' by the end of this month http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-may-have-new-master-plan-end-month <p>By the end of this month, the city of Flint could have its first new master plan in more than 50 years.</p><p>A master plan is a guide for community leaders to chart a city&rsquo;s future economic development and neighborhood growth.&nbsp;</p><p>But Flint&rsquo;s current master plan was written in 1960, when the city&rsquo;s population was twice its current size.&nbsp;&nbsp; The plan also envisioned an economy that has long since disappeared from Flint.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:25:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 14736 at http://michiganradio.org Flint may have a new 'master plan' by the end of this month