Presentation on theme: "Volusia Smart Growth Implementation Committee Final Report August 2005."— Presentation transcript:
Volusia Smart Growth Implementation Committee Final Report August 2005
Smart Growth Road Show County Council County Council Charter Revision Commission Charter Revision Commission Volusia County School Board Volusia County School Board VCOG VCOG West Volusia Cities Summit West Volusia Cities Summit Tri-Cities Summit in Southeast Volusia Tri-Cities Summit in Southeast Volusia
Smart Growth Road Show Town of Ponce Inlet Town of Ponce Inlet DeLand City Commission Planning Workshop DeLand City Commission Planning Workshop Ormond Beach City Commission Ormond Beach City Commission New Smyrna Beach City Commission New Smyrna Beach City Commission Halifax Area Chamber Halifax Area Chamber League of Women Voters League of Women Voters Numerous Civic Groups Numerous Civic Groups VCOG Newly Elected Officials Seminar VCOG Newly Elected Officials Seminar Call In Radio Shows Call In Radio Shows
Qualified Resolutions of Support City of DeLand City of DeLand Orange City Orange City Ormond Beach Ormond Beach Daytona Beach Shores Daytona Beach Shores School Board School Board Halifax Area Chamber Halifax Area Chamber
Other Comments “We don’t want to hear anymore about Smart Growth” “We don’t want to hear anymore about Smart Growth” Edgewater City Council Member “Smart Growth is a Fraud!” “Smart Growth is a Fraud!” Volusia County Environmental PAC
Volusia County Council Accept and Endorse the Committee Report Accept and Endorse the Committee Report Set date for Council Workshop for further discussion Set date for Council Workshop for further discussion Direct key staff members to look at implementation strategies and timetable Direct key staff members to look at implementation strategies and timetable Council to receive regular reports on the progress of implementation. Council to receive regular reports on the progress of implementation. Council adopts amendments to Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. Council adopts amendments to Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. Council negotiates agreements with area cities. Council negotiates agreements with area cities. Council request that Charter Review Commission consider the Committee Report. Council request that Charter Review Commission consider the Committee Report.
SB 360 Begin Compliance with SB 360 Adopt Community VisionsAdopt Community Visions Negotiate agreement with School Board relating to school facilities planningNegotiate agreement with School Board relating to school facilities planning
Environmental Core Section 202.5.Natural resource planning areas. There hereby are established planning areas to protect natural resources of countywide significance. The natural resource planning areas consist of lands designated natural resource management area which are governed by the county comprehensive plan on the effective date of this section, regardless of past or future annexation. The county council may reduce the planning areas by ordinance. The county comprehensive plan in effect upon an annexation shall prevail over conflicting municipal plan or ordinance provisions within natural resource planning areas until: (1) the expiration of ten years; (2) an interlocal planning agreement after this section becomes effective; or (3) county council consent to a municipal plan amendment which conserves natural resources. All plan amendments within ten years following an annexation require consent unless such land is subject to an agreement satisfying this section.
Environmental Core Section 202.5.Natural resource planning areas. Within NRMA County Comprehensive Plan Trumps Cities except that: County May reduce NRMA area County and City may approve interlocal planning agreement County may consent to City Comp Plan Amendment Ten Years.
Charter Recommendation 2 Interlocal Planning Agreements. Volusia County, School Board, and each municipality shall adopt interlocal agreements addressing the following issues on or before January 1, 2008: a. Community Visions as authorized by law. b. Joint visions for unincorporated areas surrounding cities c. Potential future annexation areas d. Primary and Secondary Urban Service Areas e. Coordinated transportation levels of service f. Public school facilities planning In the event that agreements cannot be reached on any/each/all of these areas, then any/each/all of the six areas of Interlocal Planning Agreements outlined above will be decided by the Smart Growth Commission.
Charter Recommendation 3 Smart Growth Commission. Section 202.3 of the Charter shall be amended to re-authorize the Growth Management Commission as the Smart Growth Commission. It shall consists of seven members consisting of three members of the County Council approved by VCOG, three mayors selected by VCOG and approved by the Volusia County Council, and a member of the Volusia County School Board. The commission shall have the responsibility of resolving conflict in required interlocal planning agreements and in resolving conflicts of consistency among the county and municipalities in Comprehensive Plans.
Growth Management Commission Revisions Change jurisdiction from “consistency review” to something more Prohibit staff from serving on GMC Change number of members and eliminate weighted voting More of an alternative dispute resolution body
Implementation Volusia County Council Volusia County Council Charter Review Commission Charter Review Commission Volusia County School Board Volusia County School Board Volusia Council of Governments Volusia Council of Governments Area Cities Area Cities Citizens Citizens