Thrive 2040

The City of Johnston adopted its Comprehensive Plan, the Johnston Thrive 2040 Plan on November 2, 2020. The Comprehensive Plan is a long-range plan that will help define and guide the future of our community. If you are not sure what a Comprehensive Plan is, learn more here (PDF).

Public Input and Participation 


During the 18 month Thrive 2040 development process, a series of community engagement events were held in conjunction with two online surveys and an online mapping tool, which gathered general public input into issues and opportunities the comprehensive plan update could address. Over 400 people provided input via online surveys and interactive maps, conversations at community events (like Kites on the Green and community picnics), and focus group conversations with various stakeholder groups. A summary of that input can be found here (PDF)
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A summary of comments previously received, along with a brief description of how those items were addressed in the Thrive 2040 Plan, is available in the frequently asked questions found here (PDF)

Thrive 2040 Plan


The adopted Thrive 2040 Plan is now available to download in its entirety here (PDF)
Watch a series of short videos highlighting each chapter within the comprehensive plan, download the plan and maps. 

If you would like to discuss the Thrive 2040 Plan with a City Staff member, you may schedule an appointment by emailing thrive2040@cityofjohnston.com or call 515-727-7778.
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