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    • Beaverton Civic Plan Civic Plan Study Session #2 March 1, 2011
    • Agenda
      • Telephone Survey Results
      • Updated Creek concepts
      • Steering Committee recommendations
      • Next steps
    • Telephone Survey
      • Conducted by Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall (DHM)
      • Phone Sample of 400 Beaverton residents
        • General population and cell phone
    • What is your age? N = 400
    • How long have you lived in Beaverton? N = 400
    • Familiarity with the Beaverton Civic Plan N = 400
    • Overall, do you support or oppose creating an Urban Renewal District to accomplish the Central City Revitalization? N = 400
    • Canyon Road: Would you say these improvements for the city should be a high priority, medium priority, low priority, or not a priority? N = 400
    • Constructing the improvements to Canyon Road, as described in the Civic Plan, is estimated to cost about $10 million. What is the best way to fund these improvements? N = 400
    • Do you support or oppose creating vehicle alternatives to Canyon Road, if they would reduce traffic congestion on Canyon Road and make the street more walkable? N = 400
    • Parking: Should the city invest in public parking lots and on-street parking in Central City? N = 400
    • Parking: Which statement comes closest to your view? N = 400
    • Biking: Should the city enhance Beaverton’s existing network of bike lanes to create a bike system on low-speed, low-traffic streets? N = 400
    • Biking: Which statement comes closest to your view? N = 400 1% Don’t know 18% I would personally benefit from new bike lanes, paths, and low-traffic bike routes and think that the city of Beaverton should make significant investments improving bicycle transportation 28% I do not ever see myself bicycling for everyday trips and do not think that the city of Beaverton should invest tax dollars for new bike lanes, paths and low-traffic bike routes 52% I probably won’t use them, but I would support new bike lanes, paths, and low-traffic bike routes to give residents alternative transportation options
    • Open Space: Should the city invest in small-scale plazas or open spaces throughout the Central City? <1% N = 400
    • Open Space: What is the best way to fund the creation of public spaces in the Central City? N = 400
    • What is your 1 st and 2 nd priority? *11% who answered “Don’t know” to top priority not asked for 2 nd priority 1st 2nd N = 400 3% 5% Establish taxpayer supported mechanisms to fund improvements 4% 6% Provide tax and funding incentives to private developers to build housing 20% 14% Invest in civic spaces for community events and festivals, such as parks and plazas 16% 17% Sponsor a small area planning process that focuses on employment land reinvestments 15% 20% Provide tax and funding incentives to private developers to build employment spaces 11% 5% 24% 5% Don’t know 8% Provide tax and funding incentives to private developers to build public parking facilities 17% Create an Urban Renewal District for the Central City
    • Summary
      • 30% familiar with the Civic Plan
      • 62% support Urban Renewal plan
    • Summary
      • Canyon Road
        • 55% rank Canyon Road improvements high or medium priority for (January premiere event = 89%)
        • 69% strongly or somewhat strongly support additional streets to relieve congestion on Canyon (January premiere event = 85%)
    • Summary
      • Parking:
        • 59% rank public parking lots high or medium priority (January premiere event = 83%)
      • Biking
        • 57% high or medium priority (January premiere event = 63%)
    • Summary
      • Creeks & Open Space:
        • 60% rank new open space high or medium priority for the Central City (workshop = 94%)
        • 31% support citywide bond for these types of improvements (workshop = 61%)
    • Beaverton Creek Side Update
      • Two funding opportunities:
        • Oregon Lottery grant
        • Metro Nature in Neighborhoods funding
    • Refining concept for area near the Round
      • Refining drawings and cut/fill estimates to support the grant applications
      • Will be added to the Central City Strategy as further detail
      North
    • Refined Diagram: plaza, paths and flood control Rose Biggi Avenue Extension & Bridge The Round North Goodwill Hall Blvd Rose Biggi Ave
    • Draft Cross Section New Building at the Round North side of the creek Bike/ped path Flood control & shaded creek bed Storm water detention and cooling
    • Implementation
      • Completing the Draft Matrix
      • Top Priorities
      • All strategies together, and by document (Central City, Land Use & Transportation, Housing)
    • Steering Committee
      • Thank you!
      • Provided an invaluable service and many volunteer hours
      • Final meeting was last night
      • Scott Winter, Chair
      • Dan Maks
      • Diana Sullivan
      • John Somoza
      • Marc San Soucie
      • Mark Fagin
      • Mark Fryburg
      • Michael Heart
      • Ray Bowman
      • William Johnson
    • Steering Committee Recommendations
      • Top Priority initiatives
      • Matrix organization
        • Prioritized initiatives at the top
        • Full list by strategy document
      • Will submit their recommendations formally with Public Hearing packet
    • Steering Committee Priority Discussion
      • Initiatives that had strong resonance with the community
      • That are achievable in the short term and can have an immediate impact
      • Set in place the policies, code amendments or programs that lay a foundation for future actions or developments
      • Can leverage potential financing resources (i.e. external grants)
    • Top Priorities
      • Canyon Road Improvements
      • Broadway Festival Street
      • Urban Renewal plan and adoption
      • Creeks, plazas, public art & amenities
    • Canyon Road Steps
      • Work with ODOT to move from conceptual-level to pre-engineering and final design of Canyon Road facility
      • Adopt design standards and roadway cross sections for Canyon Road
      • Construct Canyon Road improvements
    • Broadway Festival Street Steps
      • Initiate the Broadway Pedestrian district and festival street design
      • Construct Broadway pedestrian street improvements
    • Urban Renewal Plan Steps
      • Create an Urban Renewal district for the Central City
      • Send to voters for approval
    • Creeks, plazas, public art & amenities
      • Develop project details and apply for funding (Metro, Oregon Lottery, and other grants)
      • Initiate Creeks Master Plan with CWS
      • Acquire land and construct creek improvements, flooding management, and civic plaza in Creek Side District north of the Round
    • Priority Discussion
      • Canyon Road Improvements
      • Broadway Festival Street
      • Urban Renewal plan and adoption
      • Creeks, plazas, public art & amenities
    • Forthcoming: Draft Implementation Matrix
      • Columns:
      • Priority
      • Phasing (4-year blocks)
      • Keyword
      • Strategy steps
      • Resources
      • Category (i.e. construction, code update)
      • Estimated Cost
      • Potential Funding Sources
    • Some considerations
      • The matrix and workplan will need to remain a “live” document after adoption
      • Staff will update with cost estimates, timelines, etc. based on priorities
    • Next Steps
      • Submit draft matrix to City Council and Planning Commission
      • Working with Visioning Advisory Committee to relate to Vision
      • Confirm with Steering Committee & receive final recommendations
      • Revise Strategy documents based on comment log
    • Upcoming Dates
      • Civic Plan Team will update and reprint strategy drafts
      • Wednesday March 23rd, Planning Commission Presentation
      • Tuesday March 29th, City Council Public Hearing
      • Tuesday April 12th, City Council Resolution: Adoption of Civic Plan Strategies and Implementation Plan