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Strategic Goals & Objectives

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Committee Goals

Planning Commission (2022-23)
Goal# Goal Title Goal Type Goal Progress Goal Text Status Updates V2040 Strategies Objectives  
3 Lay the groundwork for a set of regulations and incentives to pair with the Transportation System Plan update that will facilitate revitalization of the US 101 / 20 corridors, including the City Center area. Ongoing Not Started 2020-21: Includes rework of zoning along the US 101/US 20 corridors to complement desired street improvements identified in the TSP. May include provisions to support additional density and mixed-use live work arrangements. Incentives to include development of an urban renewal funded building facade improvement program. Concept vetted with ODOT/DLCD staff, who indicated that project would be a good fit for TGM grant funding. Pre-app held in March but grant application was not filed due to pandemic related delays to the TSP update.2021-22: TGM grant application submitted 7/21, and City was informed that it received funding in 10/21. Scope of work is being developed with ODOT/DLCD TGM staff. Consultant to be under contract Feb/Mar 2022. A3 A4 A5 A6 F4 
473 Conduct business outreach and market analysis. Not Started
474 Recruit advisory committee. Not Started
475 Develop an adoption ready set of plan/code amendments and a framework for a business facade improvement program. Not Started
 
5 Initiate updates to Newport commercial / industrial buildable lands inventory. Ongoing Not Started 2020-21: Work on this project has not started and will likely not be started until the City completes the Transportation System Plan update (committed) and housing needs and buildable lands update (state mandated). 2021-22: Work on this element will follow the housing needs assessment and production strategy work. A1 A4 C3 
104 Initiate updates to Newport commercial / industrial buildable lands inventory. Not Started
 
6 Update off-street parking requirements in line with Parking Study or related recommendations adopted by the City Council. Ongoing Not Started 2020-21: Funding for installing meters along the Bayfront was deferred for a year due to the pandemic. Meter implementation will be a significant part of the Committees initial work. Committee recruitment has been delayed pending resolution of the funding issue. City capacity to adequately staff the committee is also a factor. Most objectives to carry forward, with meter installation targeted for spring/summer 2022 if funded.2021-22: City is recruiting volunteers to fill out the Parking Advisory Committee that will assist with this work. Applications are due by 11/30/21. Council will conduct interviews, possibly as early as 12/6/21. Committee to start work in January. A14 C1 C8 
105 Update off-street parking requirements in line with Parking Study or related recommendations adopted by the City Council. Not Started
 
9 Implement recommendations from the Homelessness Taskforce that rely upon revisions to City land use regulations. Ongoing Not Started 2020-21: Adopted ordinance allowing car camping by homeless persons (Ord. #2170). 2021-22: Housing Needs and Buildable Lands Study, mandated by HB 2003, will inform the City of the type and nature of housing needs of homeless individuals. Portion of Affordable Housing CET Funds could be used for supportive grants to non-profit organizations providing homeless services. Commission could explore adoption of transitional housing standards. A2 
108 Implement recommendations from the Homelessness Taskforce that rely upon revisions to the City land use regulations. Not Started
 
42 Implement Recommendations from US 101 Corridor Refinement Plan Ongoing Not Started 2021-22: Final draft of the plan completed in 11/21. An initial draft of code revisions implementing the Committees recommendations will be presented to the Commission at a work session in January. Commission to provide Council with a recommendation to initiate the island annexation process. That could occur as early as 12/13/21. A3 A14 
266 Pursue annexation of unincorporated "island properties" to normalize the city limits, if found to be feasible. Not Started
265 Revise commercial and industrial zoning as recommended by the code audit. Not Started
 
43 Initiate any Needed Refinements to Historic Nye Beach Design Review Overlay Ongoing Not Started 2021-22: Placeholder for future project at the request of the Commission. Nye Neighbors were recognized by the City Council as a Neighborhood Association with Resolution No. 3928 on 8/2/21. The group is looking into funding options so that they can undertake a grassroots, neighborhood scale, visioning effort. Nothing has progressed to the point where there would be a need to update the citys land use regulations. A6 F4 
353 Examine the feasibility of a neighborhood visioning process for Nye Beach as part of a review of any needed updates to the Design Review Overlay. Not Started
268 Initiate refinements to the Historic Nye Beach Design Review Overlay, as needed. Not Started
 
44 Initiate Newport Housing Needs and Buildable Lands Update Ongoing Not Started 2021-22: HB 2003 (2019) expanded the scope of the analysis, reframing the work as a housing capacity assessment with a separate housing production strategy requirement. DLCD is requiring that Newport initiate its update next fiscal year. Project expected to take 18 months, start to finish. Grant application submitted 6/21. Notice of grant award received 10/21. Grant agreement approved by Council and RFP to secure consulting services will close 12/3. Consultant likely to be under contract by the end of January. A2 A7 A9 A14 F4 
271 Develop an RFP, select consultants through a competitive selection process, and initiate work on the project. Not Started
476 Recruit advisory committee. Not Started
477 Complete the plan in line with agreed upon scope of work and adopt recommended ordinance changes. Not Started
 
45 Update the citys Erosion Control and Stormwater Management Standards for Private Development Current FY Not Started B1 B5 
478 Identify stormwater management options that include boilerplate systems for small scale development projects. Not Started
479 Develop standards that can reasonably be implemented at existing staffing levels. Not Started
480 Prepare an adoption ready set of revisions by the end of the fiscal year. Not Started
 
46 Support City Council Dark Sky Lighting Initiatives 2-5 Years Not Started B6 
481 Initiate project after City Council puts in place a plan for retrofitting street lights and lights at city facilities. Not Started
488 Develop outdoor lighting standards for new commercial and residential construction that conform to dark sky requirements. Not Started
489 Prepare informational materials to inform the public about the Citys requirements and where dark sky compliant fixtures can be purchased. Not Started
 
47 Update Commercial/Multi-Family Code to Include More Bike Racks and Covered Bike Storage Current FY Not Started A11 A15 
490 Identify best practices and provide Commission with options. Not Started
496 Coordinate changes with Parking Advisory Committee. Not Started
497 Prepare adoption ready set of amendments for Council consideration. Not Started
 
48 Identify Opportunities to Normalize City Limits 2-5 Years Not Started
499 Engage with ODOT to identify opportunities to annex US US 101 and US 20 rights-of-way in cases where the city limits border both sides of the road. Not Started
 
Planning Commission (2023-24)
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