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Rac 2nd Reading

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Rac 2nd Reading

  1. 1. City Commission LU-05-09 The Mellgren Group Regional Activity Center (RAC) designation (SECOND READING)
  2. 2. Request <ul><li>LAND USE AMENDMENT </li></ul><ul><li>To designate a Regional Activity Center (RAC) in the area of the expanded Community Redevelopment Area (CRA). </li></ul><ul><li>PROPERTY INFORMATION </li></ul><ul><li>ZONING: Various zoning districts </li></ul><ul><li>LAND USE DESIGNATION: Various land use </li></ul><ul><li>designations </li></ul><ul><li>PROPOSED LAND USE </li></ul><ul><li>DESIGNATION: Regional Activity Center </li></ul>
  3. 3. Existing Land Use Designations
  4. 4. Proposed Land Use
  5. 5. Land Use Amendment <ul><li>RAC land use plan map designation is intended is to allow redevelopment to begin as outlined in the recently adopted CRA Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>This land use plan map amendment will provide the needed flexibility to permit increased development on certain sites without the need to process site specific land use plan amendments. </li></ul><ul><li>The Regional Activity Center is proposed to contain the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7,529 dwelling units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2,357,000 s.f. of industrial use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6,298,475 s.f. of commercial use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>600,000 s.f. of employment center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>265,000 s.f. of transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>349,000 s.f. of community facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>640 hotel rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>39.3 acres of parks and recreation facilities (minimum) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.9 acres of utilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.7 acres of conservation (minimum) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Land Use Amendment <ul><li>The City and SFWMD worked together to develop policy language to be inserted upon adoption of the RAC amendment that ensures that the City will not over commit its available water supplies through pending development. </li></ul><ul><li>Using language that has been proposed for its 10-year Water Supply Plan (DCA#09-RWSP1), the new RAC policy language firmly commits the City to resolving its expired Consumptive Use Permit (CUP) issues with the SFWMD in a timely manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Staff is currently reviewing the draft Consumptive Use Permit provided by SFWMD. </li></ul><ul><li>The City has agreed to modify new Policy 1.8 from adopted 10-year Water Supply Plan and incorporate the revised Policy into the Regional Activity Center amendment (DCA #09-2AR). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Previous Action <ul><li>BROWARD COUNTY COMMISSION ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>December 8, 2009 the Broward County Commission heard this item. </li></ul><ul><li>BROWARD COUNTY PLANNING COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION </li></ul><ul><li>December 3, 2009 the Broward County Planning Council recommended approval. </li></ul><ul><li>CITY COMMISSION PREVIOUS ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>May 12, 2009 City Commission approved utilizing Broward County Planning Council’s GIS calculations in lieu of the City’s to determining number of acres in each land use category w/i the RAC. </li></ul><ul><li>March 24, 2009 - City Commission approved the request on first reading for transmittal to Broward County Planning Council applicable State agencies. </li></ul><ul><li>LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY RECOMMENDATION </li></ul><ul><li>March 18, 2009 - Local Planning Agency recommended approval. </li></ul><ul><li>STAFF RECOMMENDATION </li></ul><ul><li>Approve. </li></ul>

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