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Kick off presentation 5 23-17

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This presentation kicked-off the start of the Town of Scarborough's Comprehensive Plan 2018 Update.

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Kick off presentation 5 23-17

  1. 1. Comprehensive Plan Scarborough, ME M ay 2 3 , 2 0 1 7
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONS
  3. 3. MEET THE Team Team Leaders Planning Urban Design Public Outreach Graphic Design Becky TimmonsBrian Wright Sandrine Thibault Matt Noonkester Laura clemmons Resiliency Climate adaptation transportation Rich chellman
  4. 4. Where we Work
  5. 5. OUR APPROACH
  6. 6. Building on a Firm Foundation 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 Scarborough Comprehensive Plan Oak hill pedestrian plan SLAWG Action Plan Complete streets policy Affordable housing needs assessment Growth & services report 2000 Red brook watershed management plan Town-wide transportation study Energy plan Sedco vision plan Dunstan Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy
  7. 7. Holistic Planning Model Recognizing Connections Innovative Solutions
  8. 8. What is a comprehensive Plan?
  9. 9. Comprehensive plan •  A long range policy document •  Establishes a vision for the City •  Provides policy guidance for growth, development & Conservation •  Contains action items directed at the City to implement the vision.
  10. 10. elements of your updated comprehensive plan •  Conservation & growth •  Economy & jobs •  Natural systems & resiliency •  Sustainability – environmental & fiscal •  Mobility, health & safety •  Built environment & urban design A systems-based approach
  11. 11. RelevantData
  12. 12. RelevantData
  13. 13. RelevantData
  14. 14. FINDINGINSIGHTS
  15. 15. Creating your Plan
  16. 16. Hub and spoke approach LRPC & Staff Elected Officials Town Committees Private Sector Special Interest Groups Community Groups Residents Thought Leaders •  Conservation Commission •  Energy committee •  Transportation committee •  Park and conservation land board •  Scarborough housing alliance •  Planning board •  Historic preservation committee •  Community services and rec board •  Coastal waters and harbor committee •  Sedco •  And more…
  17. 17. Current vision •  … continues to be one of the fastest growing municipalities in Maine. •  … will have a robust and diverse local economy. •  … continues to have one of the most productive and diverse ecosystems on the NE coastline. •  … will maintain marine uses, both commercial and recreational. •  … continue to identify and preserve historic homes, settlements and sites. •  ... continue to identify and designate “growth” areas and “limited growth areas”. •  ... will include housing that meets the needs of a wide range of household types. •  ... will proactively grow the capacity and types of movement of goods, services and people through and around Town. SCARBOROUGH
  18. 18. Area of interest – oak hill Oak Hill will continue to evolve as mixed use area that functions as Scarborough’s community center.
  19. 19. Area of interest – dunstan Dunstan is an attractive mixed-use community center that provides a range of goods and services to meet the day-to-day needs of residents of the area as well as commuters and tourists.
  20. 20. OUTREACH & Engagement
  21. 21. Stay connected
  22. 22. TPUDC Planapalooza! Engagement that is actually Engaging The
  23. 23. Outreach & Engagement Success Stories
  24. 24. Save the dates
  25. 25. milestones Summer September Fall/winter March/april Springnow 2017 2018
  26. 26. Wrapping it Up
  27. 27. Keeping our plans off the “Million Dollar Shelf” It’s easy to Implement A Plan everyone reads
  28. 28. The Essence of scarborough
  29. 29. Something For Everyone!
  30. 30. Something For Everyone!
  31. 31. Something For Everyone!
  32. 32. Something For Everyone!
  33. 33. Something For Everyone!
  34. 34. What we’ve heard so far! •  More Housing affordability •  More Housing types •  Complete streets implementation •  Need for town center •  Need for overarching community-wide vision •  Great schools attract people here •  Lots of recreation opportunities •  Fastest growing town in the state •  Need for community center •  Lots of opportunity for more growth •  Transportation capacity issues – Route 1 •  Proximity to portland •  Great amount of land conservation •  Beautiful beaches •  Various identities/neighborhoods •  Plenty of capacity of water/sewer infrastructure
  35. 35. Let’s chat! Some things we need your input on: •  Special character •  Make sure you… •  Be careful not to...
  36. 36. Join the conversation online! town of scarborough Website: www.scarboroughmaine.org

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