Sustainable Community Development Forum

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission hosts a four-part series of Rural Workshops designed to address challenges and opportunities for our diverse communities located outside the metropolitan area. The events are free to MORPC members, but advance registration is required. This forum will feature evolving practices to create sustainable communities on or near waterways.


10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Workshops

  • Introductions and Welcome
  • Welcome from Licking County & Village of Buckeye Lake
  • Region Impact & Quality of life preservation
  • Village of Buckeye Lake Progress and Opportunities
  • State of Ohio Park Evolution
  • Economy, ecology, and equity in growth challenges

11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Lunch

12:05 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Strategic Updates

  • Welcome from Fairfield & Perry County
  • Strategic Updates and Resources
  • Sustainable Communities

1:15 -2:15 p.m. Ferry Boat Ride

Enjoy a boat ride aboard the “Queen of the Lake”, a completely restored ferry boat, with community leaders to view lake restoration and development progress. Seating is limited and guests must be registered in advance.


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For more information, please contact Eileen Leuby, MORPC-Membership Services Officer at

Other Upcoming Meetings

August 8, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

September 12, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

October 10, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

November 14, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

December 12, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

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