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City of Wilmington looking to younger residents for input on growth

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On Wednesday groups will talk specifically about transportation from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. at The Husk on Front Street. On Wednesday groups will talk specifically about transportation from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. at The Husk on Front Street.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The city of Wilmington is focusing its planning on residents 40 and younger. The group makes up the biggest segment of the Port City's population, and they have been heard from the least when it comes to input on a long-term plan for growth.

City leaders are urging these Millennial's to share their thoughts during a series of meetings called "Planning on Tap." They're held in restaurants, bars and neighborhoods across the city.

"The decisions that are made now, will have a huge impact on what happens 5 years from now, 10 years from now, 20 years from now," Malissa Talbert with the City of Wilmington said.

On Wednesday groups will talk specifically about transportation from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. at The Husk on Front Street.

On Thursday groups will talk about "Creating a Place for Everyone" from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Jester's Café on Castle Street, and they are talking about "Opportunity and Prosperity" from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Goat and Compass on Fourth Street.

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