Lusk Community Council launched the final ‘Lusk Vision 2030: Lusk for Life’ Strategic Plan via
Virtual Public Information Meeting recently. Following months of independent research, analysis and listening to the people, Lusk Community Council is pleased to launch the final ‘Lusk Vision 2030: Lusk for Life’ Strategic Plan. A virtual public meeting was held online at 7pm on Thursday 26th August to launch the final Strategic Plan. The Plan presents a vision for how Lusk can develop with the best interests of the current and future citizens to the fore.‘Lusk Vision 2030: Lusk for Life’ is a unique community-led action plan for Lusk town commissioned by Lusk Community Council in late 2020, and undertaken by consultants AP+E architects in collaboration with Miriam Delaney and Tara Kennedy. The team listened to public concerns, designed strategies for future development, and provided action plans and recommendations for how proposals can be achieved by the community. The level of engagement from clubs, community groups, stakeholders and individuals demonstrated the huge appetite for positive change in the town. Key messages highlighted the need for better facilities for teenagers and children in Lusk, a need to expand and improve community facilities, build social cohesion, and a desire for an attractive and accessible town centre with retail, employment and recreation opportunities for residents.The report contains an overview ‘Lusk Vision 2030: Lusk for life’ map, which identifies and proposes key design projects. The design projects are accompanied by ‘action plans’ which set out the means to deliver results. The design strategies and proposals are positive, feasible and achievable, and aim for the best possible future for the citizens of Lusk. Finally, the report contains recommendations for action to mobilise community participation and political support in order to achieve success.Lusk Community Council looks forward to working with community stakeholders to implement the Lusk Vision 2030 Plan and recommendations over coming years.