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2009 Community Development Goals & Acomplishments

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2009 Community Development Goals & Acomplishments

  1. 1. Accomplishments for fy08-09<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & Inspections<br />
  2. 2. Unified Agencies<br />Merged Community Development and Capital Projects into a single department, eliminating a Director position, and providing for the better utilization of resources. This will allow us to engineer more projects on a timely basis.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & Inspections<br />
  3. 3. Improved Organization<br />Restructured the Developers’ Regulatory Committee so that it is co-chaired and administered by the Community Development Department. This restructuring has created a medium in which developer issues can be objectively evaluated and positive change implemented that benefits the city as well as the developer community.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  4. 4. Achieved Efficiency<br />Implemented residential digital archiving and digital permit files. This procedural change has eliminated countless paper files, has created a permanent archiving for pertinent documents, has significantly improved the quality of record keeping, and has greatly reduced the amount of sensitive “identity theft” type information accessibility.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  5. 5. Reacted Successfully<br />Developed Hurricane Ike damage assessment and incident maps that have proven valuable in our efforts at seeking reimbursement from FEMA.<br />Helped man the EOC, and Inspectors performed over 330 field damage assessments.<br />Staff helped man Food POD’s to help deliver food and water to those in need.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & Inspections<br />
  6. 6. Utilized Technology<br />Developed a ITSP plan that will significantly improve our ability to manage our assets such as water, sewer, drainage, and roadways.<br />Enhanced GIS data on the City of Conroe website to include data downloads for the City Limits, Planning Area, and ETJ.<br />Provided numerous links from the City of Conroe website to agencies and other organizations involved with engineering, floodplain, and building processes.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & Inspections<br />
  7. 7. Promoted Forward Thinking<br />Established a Green Committee to accelerate sustainable practices throughout Conroe; the city will demonstrate leadership through internal policies, modeling, and external education.<br />Land-Reforestation/Tree Planting; Infill Development<br />Air-City Operations & External Operations<br />Waste-Examine Recycling Feasibility; Reduce Landfill % <br />Water-Proactive Role in Water Conservation through Partnerships<br />Energy-Improve Residential and Commercial Efficiency; Establish LEED-Based Menu<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & Inspections<br />
  8. 8. Institutionalize Planning<br />Readopted the 2003 Floodplain Management Plan to satisfy FEMA NFIP-Community Rating System Class 7 requirements<br />Comprehensive Plan-General updates; Improve coordination of implementation internally and externally<br />Transportation-Create draft version of 2009 Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan<br />Development-Continued, efficient process from pre-dev through construction<br />Annexations-Improvements in feasibility process for determining next annexations<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  9. 9. Constructed Capital Improvements<br /><ul><li> Ed Kharbat Drive Phase 2
  10. 10. Elevated Storage Tank
  11. 11. Ground Storage Tank
  12. 12. Downtown Revitalization </li></ul> Phase 9<br /><ul><li>Gladstell Improvements
  13. 13. Conroe Park North Sections Four & Five (Inspection only)</li></ul>Downtown Phase 9<br />Ed Kharbat Drive Phase 2<br />Ground Storage Tank<br />Elevated Storage Tank<br />Gladstell Paving improvements<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  14. 14. Increased Infrastructure Value<br />Water Total Value <br /><ul><li>Water well #4 & Elevated Storage Tank $2,811,750
  15. 15. Water well #5 & Ground Storage Tank $1,771,942 </li></ul>Sewer<br /><ul><li>FM 1488 (relocation) $100,000</li></ul>Roads<br /><ul><li>Gladstell Street Widening $2,837,579
  16. 16. Ed Kharbat Drive Phase 2 (S. Loop 336 to Foster Rd) $3,607,426
  17. 17. Shady Oaks Drive $176,000
  18. 18. Conroe Park North Sections 4 & 5 $1,685,057 (Inspections Only)</li></ul>Downtown Revitalization<br /><ul><li>Downtown Phase 9 $477,680</li></ul> Total Value : $ 13,467,434<br />Ground Storage Tank<br />Downtown Revitalization Phase 9<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  19. 19. Designing Quality Projects<br />Water Total Value Status <br />Water Well #21 & Ground Storage Tank $2,750,000 Pending<br />Water Well #22 & Ground Storage Tank $2,750,000 Pending <br />League Line West Annexation Bella Vita $663,000 Complete<br />League Line Longmire waterline $822,000 Pending<br />Sewer<br />League Line Longmire Gravity Main $2,000,000 Pending<br />League Line West Annexation Bella Vita $ 662,000 Complete<br />Conroe Mobile Estates $20,000 Complete<br />Alligator Creek Rehabilitation $3,000,000 Complete<br />Roads<br />Dugan Area Street Rehabilitation $1,991,000 Pending<br />Crighton Road $19,000,000 Pending<br />Longmire Road Phase 3 $8,024,000 Pending<br />League Line Road Phase 2 $6,946,000 Pending<br />Drainage<br />Dugan Area $307,000 Pending<br />Avenue E./1st Street $277,400 Complete<br />Chambers/McMillan $294,410 Complete<br />Reaves / S. 5th $120,968 Complete<br />Downtown Revitalization<br />Downtown Phase 10 $810,000 Pending<br />Longmire Road Phase 3<br />Surveying<br />League Line Road Phase 2<br />Surveying<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  20. 20. Sharing Project Cost<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />
  21. 21. Projects Values <br /><ul><li>Crighton Road Expansion $19,000,000
  22. 22. League Line Road Phase 2 - Thoroughfare $6,946,000
  23. 23. Longmire Road Phase 3 - Thoroughfare $7,232,000
  24. 24. Drennan Road-Street $2,000,000
  25. 25. Plantation Drive-Street $4,050,000
  26. 26. Shadow Lakes Waterline $700,000
  27. 27. FM 830 Waterline $500,000</li></ul>Only projects selected by Council will be designed and constructed.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />Capital ProjectsGoals & Objectives 09/10<br />
  28. 28. Community DevelopmentGoals & Objectives 09/10<br />Document the City of Conroe’s geospatial model by September 30, 2010.<br />Convert the City Control Manual to a digital format available on the website by June 30, 2010.<br />Implement a commercial digital archiving process in the Building Department by December 31, 2009.<br />Improve the process of prosecuting illegal building and construction practices by June 30, 2010.<br />Re-establish and improve the CRS program so that our citizens will obtain flood insurance discounts by June 30, 2010.<br />Adopt an updated Thoroughfare Plan by December 31, 2009.<br />Clarify the annexation process and document timelines by December 31, 2009.<br />COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT<br />Capital Projects, Engineering, Geospatial Services, Permits & inspections<br />

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