In accordance with 13 CFR § 303.6(b)(2) notice is hereby given that the public, governments, and other interested parties are extended an opportunity to review and provide comments on proposed amendments to the Southside Planning District Commission’s 2020-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The proposed amendments mainly focus on the Strategic Direction and Performance Evaluation sections of the plan. This is part of the Commission’s dedication to conducting annual reviews of the CEDS to track progress and make minor amendments to strategies as conditions may warrant.

A digital copy of the draft CEDS can be found pdf here (11.35 MB) . A hard copy version is available for review at the Southside Planning District Commission office located 200 S. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA, during regular business hours.

The public comment period will last 30 days, running from June 5 through July 5, 2024. All public comments should be forwarded to Chad Neese, Senior Planner/GIS Specialist, by emailing or by calling 434-447-7101 extension 211.