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Beaverton civic plan city council 030111 forweb

  1. 1. Beaverton Civic Plan Civic Plan Study Session #2 March 1, 2011
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Telephone Survey Results </li></ul><ul><li>Updated Creek concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Committee recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. Telephone Survey <ul><li>Conducted by Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall (DHM) </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Sample of 400 Beaverton residents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General population and cell phone </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is your age? N = 400
  5. 5. How long have you lived in Beaverton? N = 400
  6. 6. Familiarity with the Beaverton Civic Plan N = 400
  7. 7. Overall, do you support or oppose creating an Urban Renewal District to accomplish the Central City Revitalization? N = 400
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Parking: Should the city invest in public parking lots and on-street parking in Central City? N = 400
  12. 12. Parking: Which statement comes closest to your view? N = 400
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Open Space: Should the city invest in small-scale plazas or open spaces throughout the Central City? <1% N = 400
  16. 16. Open Space: What is the best way to fund the creation of public spaces in the Central City? N = 400
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. Summary <ul><li>30% familiar with the Civic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>62% support Urban Renewal plan </li></ul>
  19. 19. Summary <ul><li>Canyon Road </li></ul><ul><ul><li>55% rank Canyon Road improvements high or medium priority for (January premiere event = 89%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>69% strongly or somewhat strongly support additional streets to relieve congestion on Canyon (January premiere event = 85%) </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Summary <ul><li>Parking: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>59% rank public parking lots high or medium priority (January premiere event = 83%) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Biking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>57% high or medium priority (January premiere event = 63%) </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Summary <ul><li>Creeks & Open Space: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60% rank new open space high or medium priority for the Central City (workshop = 94%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>31% support citywide bond for these types of improvements (workshop = 61%) </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Beaverton Creek Side Update <ul><li>Two funding opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oregon Lottery grant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro Nature in Neighborhoods funding </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Refining concept for area near the Round <ul><li>Refining drawings and cut/fill estimates to support the grant applications </li></ul><ul><li>Will be added to the Central City Strategy as further detail </li></ul>North
  24. 24. Refined Diagram: plaza, paths and flood control Rose Biggi Avenue Extension & Bridge The Round North Goodwill Hall Blvd Rose Biggi Ave
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. Implementation <ul><li>Completing the Draft Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Top Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>All strategies together, and by document (Central City, Land Use & Transportation, Housing) </li></ul>
  27. 27. Steering Committee <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>Provided an invaluable service and many volunteer hours </li></ul><ul><li>Final meeting was last night </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Winter, Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Maks </li></ul><ul><li>Diana Sullivan </li></ul><ul><li>John Somoza </li></ul><ul><li>Marc San Soucie </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Fagin </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Fryburg </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Heart </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Bowman </li></ul><ul><li>William Johnson </li></ul>
  28. 28. Steering Committee Recommendations <ul><li>Top Priority initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Matrix organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritized initiatives at the top </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full list by strategy document </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Will submit their recommendations formally with Public Hearing packet </li></ul>
  29. 29. Steering Committee Priority Discussion <ul><li>Initiatives that had strong resonance with the community </li></ul><ul><li>That are achievable in the short term and can have an immediate impact </li></ul><ul><li>Set in place the policies, code amendments or programs that lay a foundation for future actions or developments </li></ul><ul><li>Can leverage potential financing resources (i.e. external grants) </li></ul>
  30. 30. Top Priorities <ul><li>Canyon Road Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway Festival Street </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Renewal plan and adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Creeks, plazas, public art & amenities </li></ul>
  31. 31. Canyon Road Steps <ul><li>Work with ODOT to move from conceptual-level to pre-engineering and final design of Canyon Road facility </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt design standards and roadway cross sections for Canyon Road </li></ul><ul><li>Construct Canyon Road improvements </li></ul>
  32. 32. Broadway Festival Street Steps <ul><li>Initiate the Broadway Pedestrian district and festival street design </li></ul><ul><li>Construct Broadway pedestrian street improvements </li></ul>
  33. 33. Urban Renewal Plan Steps <ul><li>Create an Urban Renewal district for the Central City </li></ul><ul><li>Send to voters for approval </li></ul>
  34. 34. Creeks, plazas, public art & amenities <ul><li>Develop project details and apply for funding (Metro, Oregon Lottery, and other grants) </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate Creeks Master Plan with CWS </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire land and construct creek improvements, flooding management, and civic plaza in Creek Side District north of the Round </li></ul>
  35. 35. Priority Discussion <ul><li>Canyon Road Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway Festival Street </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Renewal plan and adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Creeks, plazas, public art & amenities </li></ul>
  36. 36. Forthcoming: Draft Implementation Matrix <ul><li>Columns: </li></ul><ul><li>Priority </li></ul><ul><li>Phasing (4-year blocks) </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy steps </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Category (i.e. construction, code update) </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Potential Funding Sources </li></ul>
  37. 37. Some considerations <ul><li>The matrix and workplan will need to remain a “live” document after adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Staff will update with cost estimates, timelines, etc. based on priorities </li></ul>
  38. 38. Next Steps <ul><li>Submit draft matrix to City Council and Planning Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Working with Visioning Advisory Committee to relate to Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Confirm with Steering Committee & receive final recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Revise Strategy documents based on comment log </li></ul>
  39. 39. Upcoming Dates <ul><li>Civic Plan Team will update and reprint strategy drafts </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday March 23rd, Planning Commission Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday March 29th, City Council Public Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday April 12th, City Council Resolution: Adoption of Civic Plan Strategies and Implementation Plan </li></ul>

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