How Will We Grow ? A Conversation with the Community

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The report, How Will We Grow? A Conversation with the Community, provided an introspective look, not only at development review, land use and infrastructure planning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Results of How Will We Grow?
Staff has since began working on and completed various recommendations from the report which include the following:
 
· Southwest County Tax Increment Finance (SWTIF) District / aka the   Southwest District
· Utility Master Planning, related amendments to Code of Ordinances and Facility  Investment Fee (utility impact fee) updates (Jan. 20, 2015 BCC presentation and Ord. 5-22)
· Impact Fee Study and New Fee Schedule adopted 2015
· Parks Master Plan (project beginning Summer 2016)
· All Things Housing - series of presentations in 2016 regarding housing  and affordability
· Millennials - annual Millennial Convention (MCon) to seek input on variety   of issues   from local young adults coordinated with Chamber and  Manatee Young Professionals.
· “Complete Streets” county engineering standards update 2016
·  MCAT transit adjustments and focus to major corridors in west county (2016)
·  Increase use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for its analytical abilities to aid decision making
·  Land Development Regulations Update
        o Reorganization of Land Development Code and other regulations in 2015
        o   Update of Public Works Engineering Standards Manuals - 2015
        o   “Urban Corridors” amendments to provide improved opportunities for  redevelopment         along the major corridors in southwest county – 2016.
        o   “Countywide” amendments to Comprehensive Plan – 2016
        o   Other amendments beginning in 2016
 
Contact: For more information, please contact John Osborne by phone at (941)748-4501 extension 6825 or by email at john.osborne@mymanatee.org. Thanks for your interest.
 

  

  

Downloadable Report

 

How Will We Grow? A Conversation with the Community (high resolution version)

How Will We Grow? A Conversation with the Community (lower resolution version)

Update: pages 69-70 have been replaced for document dated Jan. 15, 2013

Download pages 69-70

 

Maps from the Report (may be tough to read in report)

Future Thoroughfare Maps

Development (Concurrency) Maps

Maps of Alternatives

Maps of Infrastructure

Other Maps

 

 

ULI Panel Report