The Regional Overview serves as an executive summary of the Regional Master Plan. As such it includes background information about the region, how it has
changed over time, and description of significant trends and issues that are at
work effecting its development. The significant trends and issues outline in the Regional Overview include:
Natural Hazards and Climate Change
The Regional Overview also includes a summary of public opinion and input gathered during the development of the plan and finally, a review of the key recommendations and actions that are presented in the subsequent chapters.