Comprehensive Plan Update

Welcome to the 2022/2023 Maysville/Mason County Comprehensive Plan Update page!  Below you will find information relevant to the update process, including meeting dates, times, and locations.  This page will be updated on an as-needed basis.

Public Meetings

The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky on behalf of the Mason County Joint Planning Commission will conduct a follow-up focus group on Tuesday, January 17th during the following time and at the following location to solicit public input for determining the Comprehensive Plan themes to stand in for the cancelled focus group in December:

  • The Cox Building – 2 East Third Street in downtown Maysville – 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 


The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky on behalf of the Mason County Joint Planning Commission will conduct two focus groups on Tuesday, December 13th during the following times and at the following locations to solicit public input for determining the Comprehensive Plan themes:

  • Mays Lick Fire Hall – 5036 Salt Lick Circle in Mays Lick – Noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • The Cox Building – 2 East Third Street in downtown Maysville – 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  This focus group has been cancelled due to a family emergency and will be rescheduled for a future date/time.  We apologize for the short notice and any inconvenience this may cause.

If you cannot attend either of the two public meetings listed above, please click here and fill out the online survey.  Printed copies of the survey are available at the Mason County Public Library located at 218 East Third Street in downtown Maysville.  Please fill out the survey in either digital or paper formats by early January.

Planning Commission Meetings

The Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, October 11th at 5:30 p.m. in the Maysville Municipal Building to meet and discuss the Comprehensive Plan update process with CEDIK.

The Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, November 2nd at 5:30 p.m. in the Maysville Municipal Building to meet and discuss recommendations for the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee.

The Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 22nd at 5:30 p.m. in the Maysville Municipal Building to meet and discuss amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee.

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

At its November 2nd meeting, the Planning Commission approved the following list of steering committee members; the list is subject to change, and the approval of a small amount of additional members is anticipated at a subsequent meeting:

  • Debra Cotterill, Mayor, City of Maysville – government
  • Victor McKay, City of Maysville Board of Commissioners – government, public health
  • Owen McNeill, Judge/Executive, Mason County – government, economic development
  • Chris O’Hearn, Mason County Board of Commissioners – government, education
  • Jodi Ashby, Director, Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority – economic development
  • Kaci Compton, Executive Director, Maysville/Mason County Chamber of Commerce – business representative
  • Lori Ulrich, RECC Fleming/Mason Energy – economic development, community facilities
  • Bradley Day, Owner, Bradley's Boutique and Haberdashery – small business representative
  • Doug Wadley, Mill Manager, International Paper – large business representative
  • Ronnie Lawrence, Manager, Hinton Mills – agricultural business owner, farmer
  • Rick Lawrence – tourism
  • Blake Jones, District Planning Engineer, KYTC Department of Highways District 9 – transportation
  • Tammy White – river/rail transportation
  • Barb Clarke – historic preservation, culture, arts
  • CJ Hunter, Director, Kentucky Gateway Museum Center – history, culture
  • Mark Kachler, Owner, Kachler Real Estate Services, LLC – land use, housing
  • Lamont Johnson, Tom Browning Boys and Girls Club – housing and community facilities
  • Anita Boyd, FCS Program Senior Assistant, Mason County Extension Office – low-income families
  • Dr. Craig Denham, PrimaryPlus – healthcare
  • Maura Hartman, Mason County High School student
  • Taylor Watts, St. Patrick School student
  • Xandy Stewart, Secretary, Mason County Joint Planning Commission
  • Kirby Rosser, member, Mason County Joint Planning Commission


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