File #: 13-223    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report of the City Manager Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/5/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2013 Final action: 9/17/2013
Title: SUBJECT: Woodland General Plan Update - Community Vision and Guiding Principles, Opportunities and Challenges Report, and Revised Schedule Recommendation for Action Staff recommends that the City Council: 1) Review and comment on the draft Community Vision and Guiding Principles (Attachment A); 2) Receive the Opportunities and Challenges Report (Attachment B) and provide comment comments for consideration and inclusion in the report; 3) Direct staff to utilize these as working documents along with the other General Plan background information in the next phase of the General Plan Update processes of developing the General Plan policies and land use scenarios; 4) Accept the revised General Plan Update schedule as outlined in this report. Staff Contact Ken Hiatt, Community Development Director; 530-661-5930; ken.hiatt@cityofwoodland.org
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Woodland Vision Brochure, 2. Opportunities and Challenges 9.10.13_LOW.pdf


STAFF REPORT

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL

DATE: September 17, 2013
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SUBJECT: Woodland General Plan Update - Community Vision and Guiding Principles, Opportunities and Challenges Report, and Revised Schedule

Recommendation for Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

1) Review and comment on the draft Community Vision and Guiding Principles (Attachment A);

2) Receive the Opportunities and Challenges Report (Attachment B) and provide comment comments for consideration and inclusion in the report;

3) Direct staff to utilize these as working documents along with the other General Plan background information in the next phase of the General Plan Update processes of developing the General Plan policies and land use scenarios;

4) Accept the revised General Plan Update schedule as outlined in this report.

Staff Contact

Ken Hiatt, Community Development Director; 530-661-5930; ken.hiatt@cityofwoodland.org
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Fiscal Impact

The proposed General Plan update is authorized for funding in the Capital Budget in FY 2013/14 in the amount of $917,000. An additional amount of $183,000 will be requested in the FY 2014/15 Capital Budget for a total of $1,100,000. The full fiscal impact associated with the General Plan Update is currently estimated at $1.1 million and is paid for with a combination of General Fund contributions and development impact fees.

Background

The purpose of this City Council agenda item is to provide an overview of the draft Community Vision and Guiding Principles, Opportunities and Challenges Report, and revised project schedule. The staff and consultant team will provide a summary of these three items and be available to answer questions of the Council and public.

Community Vision and Guiding Principles

A general plan is, in essence, a book of community values for a city. Many, if not most, communities begin their general plan process by defining a community-based visi...

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