Realize Cedar: A new vision for Holt's 'downtown'
Welcome to the
future of Holt.
This is the
Realize Cedar page, which will have updated information about what
is happening with this important project.
Realize Cedar is
a vision that involves infrastructural improvements that will spark
a desirable upside: A lively, distinctive town center with unique
character and charm. A place where business and residents can blend
and mingle in harmony.
The plan started
last year, with a steering committee and the hiring of a
professional firm, McKenna Associates, to conduct an independent
study and garnering public opinion on how to create a sense of
The firm, with a steering committee, created a plan that was adopted
by the planning commission, and accepted by the board of trustees,
which can be seen at this link.
Concerns over changes in traffic patterns prompted a traffic study
by engineers Hubbell, Roth and Clark.
This study can be found here.
There are also frequently asked questions, and the
answers are here.
A video that shows what the vision looks like is
McKenna has a website dedicated to the project, which is
Node Preferred Development Concept
The corner of Veterans Drive and Cedar Street is an
example of the type of desired development possible in
Click here to see more.
Timeline - What's
In October, 2015
The Delhi Township Board of Trustees approved the use of McKenna
Associates to assemble a draft plan using a steering committee of
residents and business leaders, as well as community outreach
meetings at various locations.
On August 8,
2016, the Delhi Township Planning Commission recommended the Delhi
Township Board of Trustees release the Draft Plan to the public.
On August 16,
2016 the Delhi Township Board of Trustees released the draft plan to
On October 24,
2016 after a public hearing in front of the Delhi Township
Planning Commission, the plan was adopted.
On November 1,
2016 the Delhi Township Board of Trustees received and accepted the