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Mitchell community planning event to be held Feb. 25

The city of Mitchell, as seen in 2017. (Luke Hagen / Republic)

The city of Mitchell is inviting the public to a "Community Visioning Launch Party" at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Mitchell Technical Institute Amphitheater.

The visioning and strategic planning process aims to use collaborative efforts of community organizations to identify goals for the next 10 years.

The Feb. 25 event will discuss the following questions:

• What should the Mitchell community become?

• What makes the city of Mitchell unique and special, and how can the city use these characteristics to prepare for the future?

• How will community stakeholder preferences fit into this vision?

• How should funds be invested and leveraged to build resiliency for the community?

According to the city, "the community vision will represent the whole community, reflect core community values address emerging trends and issues, imagine a preferred future, and promote local action. The Community Strategic Action Plan will direct efforts and resources toward a defined vision for the future employing a road map that is realistic, achievable and sustainable."