Public Lands begin at Claridge Nursery (Green Dots). 1 st Wayne County Courthouse. Union Encampment. Abandoned Railroad. Waynesborough Park. Neuse MST Route-- .
Public Lands begin at Claridge Nursery (Green Dots)
1st Wayne County
Q: WHY WAS THE LITTLE RIVER ROUTE OVERLOOKED?A: SOME JOCO STAKEHOLDERS WERE EXCLUDED FROM THE PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT AND PLANNING PROCESS4.1 Trail System Overview “The MST for Johnston County will consist of a mainline running primarily along the east bank of the Neuse River. Various town trails are included in this plan that connect the MST to the Town of Clayton, the Town of Smithfield, and possibly to the Town of Selma (depending on the Town of Selma\'s interest in connecting to the system).”On January 9, 2006 the Selma Town Council approved a Resolution of Support for the MST route through Selma, Pine Level and down Little River. This resolution and two similar resolutions from Pine Level and Goldsboro were all e-mailed, and also sent regular mail to Darrel McBane, State Trails Coordinator at NC Parks & Recreation, and Chuck Flink at Greenways Inc.. On February 4 Darrel McBane from NC Parks & Recreation attended the FMST Annual Conference in Greensboro where the Little River MST Route plan, and the three resolutions of support, were presented to him. These resolutions were received by State officials and consultants well in advance of the first MST public involvement meetings held in February, yet Selma and Pine Level were excluded from all the Greenways Inc. stakeholder meetings.
At a minimum, public involvement must be "proactive and provide complete information, timely public notice, full public access to key decisions, and opportunities for early and continuing involvement" (23 CFR § 450.212 (a)), and must provide for: