On Thursday. October 15th Western Michigan University is expected to select an infrastructure design firm to draft the expansion plans. They have been looking for a firm that has experience working with the public during intense periods of design/ planning activity. The loose time line there after looks like this:
Nov.- The first of three public input sessions.
Jan. 2016- Second public input session in regards to the works direction.
April 2016- Third public session to see final designs
September 2016- Construction planned to begin
June 2017- Construction planned to be finalized and parcels open to private sector.
Expect the charade of green-washing throughout the process.
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