"Ideas Forum" planned for Midtown Master Plan

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The next community event for the Midtown Master Plan is an "Ideas Forum" which is scheduled for Oct. 17, at the Trent Lott Center on The University of Southern Miss campus.

Midtown committee members and consultants are looking for input in redeveloping Midtown Hattiesburg into a walkable, workable and livable community.

The "Ideas Forum" is to give members of the community a chance to share ideas relating to any future challenges as well as possibilities.

City of Hattiesburg Director of Urban Development Patti Brantley said, "At the Ideas Forum, we hope to bring in the citizens, the business owners, the hospital, the clinic and University folk's to come in and give us ideas to revitalize this area."

The forum will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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