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File #: 09-0844    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Department Matters
File created: 6/17/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/30/2009 Final action: 6/30/2009
Title: Development Services Department submitting a five-year review of the 2004 General Plan, providing a review of the assumptions of the plan, population, and job growth trends, and providing an opportunity to discuss desired amendments and program directives; and further, to confirm the 12-month action plans set forth in prior General Plan Implementation workshops on biological resources, agriculture, and Economic Development. (Cont'd 6/22/09, Spec. Mtg.)
Attachments: 1. 5-Year Review Report, 2. BOS Presentation 062209.pdf, 3. June 22 2009 Update - Cons Action Plan.pdf, 4. Diagram submitted by J. Brunello
Related files: 10-0270, 11-0346, 08-0642
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Development Services Department submitting a five-year review of the 2004 General Plan, providing a review of the assumptions of the plan, population, and job growth trends, and providing an opportunity to discuss desired amendments and program directives; and further, to confirm the 12-month action plans set forth in prior General Plan Implementation workshops on biological resources, agriculture, and Economic Development. (Cont'd 6/22/09, Spec. Mtg.)
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Development Services Department submitting five-year review of the 2004 General Plan providing a review of the assumptions of the plan, population, and job growth trends; provide an opportunity to discuss desired amendments and program directives; and to confirm the 12-month action plans set forth in prior General Plan Implementation workshops on biological resources, agriculture, and economic development.

Request for Board Direction

Staff requests that the Board confirm the following:

1. The assumptions made with the adoption of the 2004 General Plan are still valid;

2. Staff should monitor trends in the timber industry, water supply, and housing and employment growth rates for changes that could effect the General Plan assumptions;

3. The priorities for General Plan implementation and amendment are:

o Development Services Department
o Zoning Ordinance update
o Gabbro soils/rare plant issues
o Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan, Phase 1
· Agriculture Department
o Update Agricultural Districts
o Grazing land/livestock industry provisions
· Economic Development
o Regulatory reform
§ Improve permit process
§ Zoning Ordinance update
§ ID resources to accelerate zoning ordinance update
§ Review fee schedule
§ Work with EDAC to identify other General Plan opportunities
o Transportation Infrastructure
§ Increase revenues/decrease project costs
§ Explore project funding
§ Align economic development opportunities with 20-year CIP
o Economic Development Tools
§ Brand and marketing ...

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