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File #: 21-186    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Work Session
File created: 1/20/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/3/2021 Final action:
Title: Comprehensive Plan Update - Draft Scope of Work
Attachments: 1. Att.A - 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update - Conceptual Scope of Work
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AGENDA DATE: 2/3/2021

Comprehensive Plan Update - Draft Scope of Work

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Work session on a draft scope of work for the upcoming Comprehensive Plan update.

ITEM TYPE: Regular Information Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Filardo, McCulley, Rapp, Falkenstein

PRESENTER (S): Rachel Falkenstein, Planning Manager

LEGAL REVIEW: Not Required

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: At a March 4, 2020 Board of Supervisors work session, staff brought forward the 2020-2023 Community Development (CDD) Work Program, which proposed a Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan) update and subsequent Zoning Ordinance update, with work beginning on the Comp Plan update in the fourth quarter of 2020. The Board shared their support for prioritizing the Comp Plan and Zoning Ordinance updates as part of the overall CDD work program.

As discussed during the March work session, the need for a Comp Plan update is prompted by the need to better align the Comp Plan with current County Values and Board Strategic Initiatives, including intentional incorporation of the topics of equity and inclusion, climate action planning, economic development, and infrastructure planning and investment. A desired outcome of the Comp Plan update is to produce a guiding document that provides a clearly articulated vision for Albemarle County, as well as a focused and prioritized approach towards realizing the vision. With significant community input, the Comp Plan update will identify the community's priorities for the upcoming Zoning Ordinance update, setting the stage for this important implementation project.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Mission: to enhance the well-being and quality of life of all community members through the provision of the highest level of public service consistent with the prudent use of public funds.

DISCUSSION: Staff is presenting a draft conceptual scope of work for the Comp Plan update that outlines a planning process ...

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