The City of Westwood, Kansas 

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Westwood Master Plan Update

The City of Westwood has engaged Shockey Consulting Services, LLC to provide professional master planning services to assist the City in the adoption of a new Master Plan.

The plan, through its development, adoption, and implementation, will focus on establishing a clear vision for the future of Westwood and appropriate goals, strategies, and other activities to achieve that vision. 

This planning project for the City will address the following tasks:

  • Engage the community and stakeholders through a dynamic and compelling outreach strategy that includes both residents and the business community.
  • Establish a clear vision, shared by the Governing Body and the community’s residents and other stakeholders for the future of Westwood;
  • Incorporate a short-term Strategic Plan element to assist the Governing Body in its efforts to allocate city resources. As such, the plan will serve as a guide when developing the city’s annual budget, considering contracts, capital outlays, staffing levels, and other expenditures.
  • Satisfy the requirements of K.S.A. 12-747 for adoption of a long-term Comprehensive Plan.
Attached Document or FileWW_MasterPlan_RFP Request For Proposals - July 2015

July 13, 2017 City Council Adoption

The following version of the Westwood Comprehensive Plan, dated June 2017, will be considered at the July 13, 2017 Westwood City Council meeting for adoption.

The Comprehensive Land Use Plan reflects the results of an almost two-year planning process that involved many Westwood patrons and residents committing many hours to envisioning the future of the City. 

The Comprehensive Plan document is based on several Plan Themes that sets forth the city’s strategies for the future. These include the themes of: Character, Choice, and Collaboration.

June 5, 2017 PC Public Hearing

Revisions made to the Comprehensive Plan document based on Planning Commission discussion and direction.

The following version of the Westwood Comprehensive Plan, dated May 2017, will be considered for Public Hearing at the June 5, 2017 Westwood Planning Commission meeting

Planning Commission Draft - February 2017

Feb 17, 2017 version of a Draft-Comprehensive Plan document of the Westwood Master Plan reflecting the Planning Commission's suggested edits. 

This item will be reviewed  by the Planning Commission on Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 7:00 pm at City Hall.

Consultant Draft - Master Plan

The consultant's draft of the Master Plan - presented to the Planning Commission on Monday, November 7th, 2016 at 7:00 pm at City Hall.

 View of a copy of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan by downloading the following document: Land Use Plan

 View of a copy of the Strategic Action Plan by downloading the following document: Strategic Action Plan

Community Survey Results

Westwood residents, business owners, stakeholders, and interested people were invited to take a community survey for the Westwood Master Plan. Between March 1 to March 25, 2016, 212 people responded to the survey. Respondents were invited to participate online and paper copies of the survey were mailed to all Westwood residents. Completed paper surveys could be mailed or dropped off at city hall.

View of a copy of the survey results by downloading the following summary document: Survey Summary
 
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