Details for the future of Palm Bay up to 2040, and how to provide your input

“How do you envision the City of Palm Bay in the year 2040?”


The City of Palm Bay is undergoing a period of rapid change. The City’s population is growing, new developments are sprouting throughout the community, and local employment opportunities are continuing to diversify. With new opportunities for growth appearing everyday, the potential for the City of Palm Bay’s future is limitless. That is why the City is seeking ideas, perspectives, and expertise from the public to help determine what Palm Bay should look like in 2040.

The resulting vision will be used to help guide the comprehensive plan update in 2021 and 2022.  

The comprehensive plan is a long range plan that helps guide the future actions of a city or county through clearly stated goals, objectives, and policies. These policies inform local decision making and set the tone for future growth and development in the community. We are seeking public input to assist the team in the development of goals, objectives, and polices and to understand the community preferences and desires for the future of the City. 

All cities and counties in the state are required to have a comprehensive plan by Chapter 163, Florida Statutes and are required to update them at a minimum every seven years to ensure the plan meets current state requirements and changes in local conditions. 

Want to learn more about the project? Watch the video below!

YOUR INPUT IS IMPORTANT TO US!

Below are five opportunities for you to share ideas, perspectives, and expertise on what the City of Palm Bay should look like in the year 2040. You are strongly encouraged to try all five! 

Attend a Public Workshop

Please consider attending the upcoming public workshop for the Palm Bay 2040 Vision. 

When & Where

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

City of Palm Bay Council Chambers

(120 Malabar Road, Palm Bay, FL 32907)

To join the workshop virtually, click the Join Meeting button below on June 29th between 6:00 and 8:00 PM. Join Meeting

Post on the Idea Wall

Discussing your 2040 vision for the City of Palm Bay is easy! Simply click on the link below and start posting. Feel free to comment on other postings as well to keep the conversation flowing. START 24 Feb END 1 Dec Add Your Idea

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Participate in our Brief Survey

Community engagement is important to us. Please complete our brief survey which asks for your input on the future of Palm Bay. START 24 Feb END 1 Dec Take The Survey

Vision

Vote for your vision of Palm Bay in 2040

Cast your vote for the five (5) words and phrases which you feel best reflects your vision for the City of Palm Bay in 2040. START 24 Feb END 1 Dec Vote Now

Play our Capital Expenditure Game

Congratulations! In this game, the City of Palm Bay has chosen you to decide what Capital Expenditures should have their funding increased in the next 20 years. However, you can only select three capital expenditure projects. How would you spend the money?START 24 Feb END 1 Dec Let’s Play!

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