Open House

Thursday, November 8
4:30-6:00 p.m.

Community Center
912 East Main Street

If you weren’t able to attend, the meeting materials are available here for your review:

More than 60 participants attended the November 8 Open House to share their views on Battle Ground's future direction.

Charting a direction for the future of Battle Ground

The City of Battle Ground and community volunteers are embarking on a visioning process – called Battle Ground Roadmap – to chart the City’s future. More than 1,000 area residents have already gotten involved!

The Roadmap will reveal our preferred destination and how we can get there. A shared vision for the community’s future and an action plan will point the way to guide City policy, set priorities and align resources.

Battle Ground Vision and Action Plan Brand Dev - Battle Ground Roadmap (Navigators) Logo

Battle Ground Roadmap Navigators

The Navigators citizen advisory group will advise the City and consultant team on community engagement and the community’s future direction. The advisory group’s assignment includes taking steps to ensure broad community participation. Members come from City boards and commissions, the business community, school district, faith community, youth and senior programs, community services and citizens-at-large. City Council members will also be invited to attend.

Navigators members include:

Max Ault

Mike Brown

Josie Calderon

Elizabeth Cerveny

Tim Gaughan

Denise Hays

Ryan Kurtz

Stacy Kysar

Ryan Moor

Rick Sawczuk

Tim Schauer

Kevin Tapani

Navigators Advisory Group Schedule

June 27
Meeting #1
- Orientation
- Visioning
- Stakeholder Interviews
- Public Involvement Plan
- Economic/Demographic Analysis
- S-W-O-C Assessment

July 17
Meeting #2
- Vision Statement
- Future Scenarios
- Community Survey

July 20-21
Harvest Days
- Community Survey

August 7
National Night Out
- Community Survey

September 18
Meeting #3
- Results of Community Survey
- Branding

October 16
Meeting #4
- Draft Community Vision

November 8
Open House
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Community Center, 912 East Main Street

November 13
Meeting #5
- Review Open House community feedback
- Refine Vision & Action Plan

December 3
City Council Presentation
7:00 p.m.
Battle Ground City Hall, Council Chambers

Battle Ground Roadmap Navigators
National visioning expert Steven Ames leads the Navigators' June 27 orientation session.
Navigators work to develop the four "Future Directions" to test in the community survey.

We’re Pulling Over and Asking for Direction

The Navigators are looking into the future and asking community members to help chart Battle Ground’s future. Several distinct directions are possible.

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Future Direction 1
“Town & Country”

Battle Ground will be an authentic and unique community supported by a diverse economy that offers a full range of in-town services and amenities serving north county, featuring a traditional downtown district with shops and cafes – all maintaining a commitment to Battle Ground’s rural, small town heritage and history.

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Future Direction 2
“Family-Friendly Enclave”

Battle Ground will be the go-to place in the region, attracting young families, offering an assortment of affordable to executive housing, top-notch schools, superior parks and recreational amenities, gathering places, and multi-use trails providing activities for all ages.

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Future Direction 3
“Gateway to Outdoor Adventure”

Battle Ground will be the launch pad for outdoor activities through interconnected recreational amenities highlighting the area’s natural resources and wetland features. Reflecting this identity, our community will have a growing recreation sector with adventure and agritourism, new businesses based on recreational products, and outdoor educational programs.

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Future Direction 4
“Future Forward”

Battle Ground will be a job-generating innovation center with a robust and pace-setting construction industry and trades joined by an infusion of tech startups, cutting edge schools, “green” businesses and products, and a cool, artisanal factor added by new wines, brews, specialty products and local arts and entertainment “crafted in Battle Ground.”

Roadmap Focus Areas

Community leaders identified these five areas for Battle Ground Roadmap visioning.

Battle Ground Roadmap
Community Survey

The City of Battle Ground is embarking on a community-wide visioning process to chart our future. Several distinct directions are possible. In a community survey, we asked what you, the people who live, work, shop and visit here, thought of each one. Here are the results from that survey...

Recent Battle Ground Roadmap News

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