Laurel Park Plan

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Project review and presentation to Town Board in December 2011.

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Laurel Park Plan

  1. 1. Laurel Park Plan December 21, 2011 @ 7:00 pm 1
  2. 2. Agenda 1. Where We’ve Been 2. Community Input Overview 3. Goals, Action Items, Checklist 4. Future Land Use Map 5. Next Steps 6. QuestionsLaurel Park Plan 2
  3. 3. Where We’ve Been 1. Community Input 2. Presented to Council on 12/20 3. 9 meetings with Working Committee 4. Developed Goals 5. Developed Action Items 6. Developed Strategies and Checklist 7. Future Land Use MapLaurel Park Plan 3
  4. 4. Community Input Overview 1. 3 Community Input Sessions 2. Workshop with NAAG 3. SASA Visit & Photo Activity 4. Business Community Input 5. Project Website & Facebook 6. Online SurveyLaurel Park Plan 4
  5. 5. Community Input Overview Project Website & Facebook • laurelparkplan.wordpress.com • 2,293 hits • 25 approved blog comments • 381 “likes” on FacebookLaurel Park Plan 5
  6. 6. Community Input Overview Online Survey Community input received through November: • Completed surveys: 720 • Survey open from 9/28 to 11/10 • Job creation, blight elimination, healthy neighborhoods, public safety, recreation, river front improvements, and strong schools were common themesLaurel Park Plan 6
  7. 7. Goals, Action Items, Checklist Goals Working Committee Meetings: • 12/6/10 – Develop draft goals • 12/15/10 – Refined goal statements and began list of action items • 1/11/11 – Relate the action items to individual goal statements and begin ranking of 104 action itemsLaurel Park Plan 7
  8. 8. Goals, Action Items, Checklist Action Items Working Committee Meetings: • January – Begin ranking of 104 action items • February – Finalize ranking • March – Present collective rankingLaurel Park Plan 8
  9. 9. Goals, Action Items, Checklist Action Items A Planning Framework with 8 Core Strategies Emerges: • Right-Size City Infrastructure and Services • Central Core Designation • Shovel-Ready Sites • Riverfront Enhancements • Strong Neighborhoods, A Safe Community • Hospital Partnerships • Gateway Enhancements • Zoning Ordinance Re-WriteLaurel Park Plan 9
  10. 10. Goals, Action Items, Checklist Action Items The Planning Framework Supports the City Council Goals: 1. Neighborhood Revitalization and City Beautification 2. Recreation Offerings and Youth Activities 3. Public Safety 4. Enhancement of City Revenue Efforts 5. Organizational DevelopmentCity of Saginaw Master Plan 10
  11. 11. Goals, Action Items, Checklist Checklist A Master Plan Tool to Support Implementation: • When does the City start an Action Item? • What is the priority level of an Action Item? • Which body is responsible for initiating and approving an Action Item? • Which Department has follow-through on the Action Item? • How much does it cost to complete an Action Item and where does the funding come from?Laurel Park Plan 11
  12. 12. Existing Land Use MapLaurel Park Plan 12
  13. 13. Future Land Use Map New Future Land Uses: • Green Reserve Opportunity Area • Neighborhood Opportunity Area • Rural Opportunity Area • General Business • Urban Venture Area Future land use map not yet finalLaurel Park Plan 13
  14. 14. Next Steps 1. Work with staff to refine Checklist 2. Deliver draft Master Plan to Working Committee 3. Working Committee meeting on April 20 4. Finalize the draft document based on comments 5. Draft Master Plan approved for distribution and sent to neighboring jurisdictions 6. Adoption of Master PlanLaurel Park Plan 14

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