Imagine Durant was started in 2015 by business & community leaders when they saw a gap in planning for the growth that Durant was undertaking. Imagine Durant is a partnership for envisioning the future of Durant through creating community dialogues; focusing on health, education, the environment, the economy, culture, and community of Durant, followed by a phased plan of action. Imagine Durant will revision the community of Durant by focusing on partnership, civic engagement, and the alignment of goals and vision shared by the different voices of the community.
Imagine Durant is a community-based initiative for creating a unified vision for the future, and the strategies to make it happen.
In late 2015 Imagine Durant was awarded a planning grant from the National Park Service and started work on the Nowa Oka walking trail, a trail system that connects our entire community.
2016 projects included continued work on the trail and visioning, the Magnolia Farmers Market, and assisting the City with a Food Truck Ordinance.
2017 concluded the visioning process and the Vision, Strategic Direction, and Execution plan was created. Three main themes emerged for moving forward; Learning for All, A Healthy and Connected Culture, and A Vibrant and Thriving Community. To view the pan in its entirety head over to the OUR VISION tab.
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