A vision for the proposed new Community Civic Campus is beginning to take shape, as officials approved a tentative site layout and selected an architecture firm to lead the design process.

On Monday, November 20, 2017, following final presentations by ELS and SmithGroupJJR, City Council approved (in a 5-0 vote) proceeding to next steps and hire SmithGroupJJR to serve as the Master Architect for the new Community Civic Campus project. The projects include new fire and police stations, a recreation center and library. City officials also settled on an open site design similar to a park which invites community members and residents to visit the facilities and amenities. Read the full article, featured on The Daily Journal which includes comments from City Manager Mike Futrell.