2018 City Council Goals & Work Plan

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The City Council identified 2018 goals for each of the City's programs and subprograms. In addition, the Council adopted a 2018 work plan with the following 41 items to be addressed this year:

City Council 2018 Work Plan

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Time Allotment (Regular Meeting, Study Session and/or Committee)
Quarter

Program/Issue
RM
SS
CMTE
1
2
3
4

Transportation

1
Transportation Master Plan
6
2

x
x
x
x
2
Neighborhood Traffic Safety Follow-Up
1
1

x


3
South Boulder Road Connectivity Update
1
1


x
x

  Utilities
             
4
Solid Waste Policy/ Renewal/Request for Proposals
1
0
x

x

5
2017/2018 Water, Sewer & Storm Rates
1
0
x



Public Safety and Justice







6
Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police Accreditation
1
0


x



Parks







7
1
1

x




Open Space and Trails 







8
Review & Direction on Coyote Run Landslide
2
0

x
9
Open Space Management Issues
1
0


x

Recreation







10
Recreation/Senior Center & Memory Square Expansion
4
1

x
x
x
x
11
Cost Recovery & Fee Structure for Recreation/Golf
1
1

x
x


12
Utilize DRCOG Tool on Aging/Identification of Services
1
0
x

Cultural Services







13
Museum Visitor Center Funding/Polling
2
0

x
x

 
Community Design







14
Commercial & Industrial Development Design Standards/Sign Code Update
6
2

x
x
x
x
15
Miners Cabins Relocation, Restoration & Final Location
1
0
x


16
Fiscal Model Overview
1
0
x



17
Wireless Code Update
1
0
x


18
Marijuana Restrictions/Tax
2
0

x

19
Review Building Permit Fees
1
0


x


20
Historic Preservation Funding Review
1
1


x
x
21
Amend RE Zoning to Address Non-Conformity Issue
2
0



x
22
Create O Zoning Standards or Rezone
1
0


x

23 Affordable Housing Strategies
2
1



x
24  Rewrite Planned Unit Development Review & Waiver Criteria   2  1        
25  Amend Height Calculation Requirement   2       x  

Economic Prosperity 




26
Economic Development Program Review
1
1

x
27
550 S McCaslin Redevelopment Discussion
2
0
x


28
Phillips 66/StorageTek Discussion on Interested Uses
2
0

x

29 Downtown Business Improvement District Mill Levy Election
1
1

x

30  Downtown Parking Analysis Review   1  1        

Administration and Support Services 



31
Develop City Strategic Plan
2
1

x

x
32
2019-2020 Biennial Budget Operating & Capital Budget
5
5

x
x
x
x
33
Discuss Paving Gap or Surplus & Updated Survey
1
1

x
x
34
Strategies for Community Engagement
3
3


x

35
2-Year Sustainability Work Plan
1
0

x



36
5-Year Staffing Plan Review
1
1

x
37
Biennial Ethics Training
0
1
x


38
Board & Commission Interviews/Appointments
1
0



x
39
Study Session Versus Special/Regular Meeting
1
0


x

40
TABOR Refund for Recreation Expansion Sales/Use Tax
1
0


x

41
Broadband Feasibility/Needs Assessment Study
2
0

x
x

Total Time Committed
68
25






Total Time Available (RM=2x3x12, SS=2x2x12)
72
48






Time Remaining For Contingencies
4
23





 

Description of Items

Transportation Program

1

Transportation Master Plan

Development of Transportation Master Plan to help provide long-term strategy and investment opportunities for improving community’s transportation infrastructure while City makes immediate safety improvements to local and neighborhood roads.

2

Neighborhood Traffic Follow-Up

Follow-up to neighborhood traffic safety issues.

3

South Boulder Road Connectivity Update

Update on alternatives and approval/advance of alternatives.

 

Utilities Program

4

Solid Waste Policy

Discuss solid waste policy topics and consider for renewal/Request for Proposal.

5

2017/2018 Water, Sewer & Storm Rates

Discuss and adopt 2017/2018 water, sewer and storm rates (including future Windy Gap financing scenarios).

 

Public Safety and Justice Program

6

Completion of Colorado Association of Chiefs (CACP)Accreditation

The accreditation process ensures that the Police Department is following contemporary law enforcement standards as adopted by the CACP and County Sheriffs of Colorado. This process also includes updates to Department Policies and Procedures.

 

Parks Program

7

Walkway Maintenance/ Management/Level of Service

Clarify responsibility for maintenance, management and level of service to provide on walkways and other public areas within subdivisions and rights-of-way and establish implementation strategy. Incorporate associated municipal codes for review and discussion.

 

Open Space and Trails Program

8

Coyote Run Landslide

Review and direction on the Coyote Run landslide.

9

Open Space Management Issues

Address management issues for open space properties (i.e. Harney Lastoka, Cottonwood, Mayhoffer, Dog Off Leash Areas).

 

Recreation Program

10

Recreation/Senior Center & Memory Square Expansion

Successful on-time and within current budget opening of facility and completion of strategic/operating plan that leverages off renovated/expanded physical facilities and meets needs of community. Discuss Recreation Board recommendations/programmatic issues.

11

Cost Recovery & Fee Structure for Recreation/Golf

Discuss cost recovery and fee structure for Recreation Center/Golf (also part of 2019-2020 budget process).

12

Utilize DRCOG Tool on Aging/ Identification of Services

Consider utilizing DRCOG tool on aging and identify services to address issues affecting seniors (affordable housing, transportation, recreation, cultural offerings and other services).

 

Cultural Services Program

13

Museum Visitor Center Funding/ Polling

Determine Council policy for funding and discuss polling with other potential ballot measures.

 

Community Design Program

14

Commercial & Industrial Development Design Standards/Sign Code Update

Improve ability of existing businesses and property owners to be successful by implementing “common sense” changes to City’s commercial and industrial design guidelines including updating City’s sign code.

15

Miners Cabins

Updates on miners cabins relocation, restoration and determination of final location.

16

Fiscal Model Overview

Review current model assumptions, purpose and role in development review.

17

Wireless Code Update

Complete update process to promote new wireless and comply with current state and federal requirements. 

18

Marijuana Restrictions/Tax

Review marijuana grow, testing, manufacturing restrictions & tax structure (continued from 2017 work plan)

19

Review Building Permit Fees

Conduct review and hold discussion on permit fee structure to verify amounts collected match costs to run program.

20

Historic Preservation Funding

Review Historic Preservation Funding Grant Program.

21

RE Zoning

Amend RE zoning to address extensive non-conformity issue in this zone district.

22

O Zoning

No standards currently exist for this district but two properties have this zoning. The City should either create standards or rezone to a category with existing standards.

23

Affordable Housing Strategies

Consider affordable housing strategies and possible opportunities (i.e. adopting transfer of development rights program to preserve affordable housing at mobile home park, affordable dwelling units, short term rental regulations).

24  Rewrite PUD Review & Waiver Criteria  Consolidate and update criteria.
25  Height Calculations  Amend height calculation requirements. Current regulations are difficult to interpret and enforce. 

 

Economic Prosperity Program

26

Economic Development Program

Explore City’s current efforts, goals/timeline, strategies to achieve goals (proactive, incentive package, primary employers, retail, labor pool, housing, retention or marketing), stakeholders involved and budget implications.

27

550 S McCaslin Redevelopment Discussion

Discuss future of property and interest in maintaining as commercial. Develop revised land use strategy for vacant Sam’s Club facility and surrounding properties which recognizes market realities and need for economic sustainability of community.

28

Phillips 66/StorageTek Discussion on Interested Uses

Discuss future of property and interest in maintaining as commercial.

29

Downtown Business Improvement District Mill Levy Election

Discuss City’s interest in seeking an election for the downtown Business Improvement District mill levy.

30  Downtown Parking  Discuss and receive direction on Louisville Revitalization Commission parking analysis and future actions to address downtown parking. 

 

 

 

Administration and Support Services Program

31

City Strategic Plan

Develop mission and vision for the City and create multi-year strategic plan that reflects City Council’s goals and aligns budget priorities and organizational and department goals to the adopted plan.

32

2019-2020 Biennial Operating & Capital Budget

Improving City’s program budgeting and financial planning processes leading to the adoption to the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 biennial budget consistent with City’s strategic priorities. See additional items for discussion below.

33

Paving

Discuss gap or surplus on paving based on Pavement Condition Index (PCI). Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) will also complete City-wide survey in Fall 2018 for updated Pavement Condition Index (PCI) inventory and scores. Staff will review new surface treatments in other communities to continue to identify optimal treatments.

34

Strategies for Community Engagement

Develop updated strategies for community engagement, including social media, technology and other.

35

2-Year Sustainability Work Plan

Implement 2-Year Work Plan for Sustainability Action Plan.

36

5-Year Staffing Plan

Assess and plan City’s staffing over next 5 years.

37

Biennial Ethics Training

The City Attorney will provide biennial ethics training as required by the Charter.

38

Board & Commission Interviews/Appointments

City Council will conduct interviews for Boards & Commissions and determine appointments.

39

Study Session Versus Special/Regular Meeting

Discussion/direction on study session versus special or regular meeting.

40

TABOR Refund for Recreation Expansion Sales/Use Tax

Issue refund or ballot question in 2018 for excess sales/use tax collected for operations/maintenance for recreation facilities expansion.

41

Broadband Feasibility/Needs Assessment Study

Conduct broadband feasibility/needs assessment study to explore broadband network and review results of study.

 

Other Items for Consideration

 

PUDs/Development Projects to be Submitted

Once an applicant has satisfied all submittal requirements and a proposal has been reviewed by the Planning Commission, staff will present these to City Council for consideration.

 

Consent Items

Staff processes numerous small/non-controversial issues by putting them on Council’s consent agenda for consideration. Council sometimes removes these items from the consent agenda and discusses them during the regular meeting.

 

Municipal Code Updates (see below)

Staff drafts and presents a number of updates for the Municipal Code as part of the City’s ongoing efficiency efforts (see below).

 

Open Space/Parks Enforcement

Revisions related to enforcement on open space and parks.

 

Bee Ordinance

Update to allow in non-residential zone districts.

 

Alarm Ordinance

Explore alarm program that allows officers to respond only to necessary alarms after verification.

 

2018 Building Codes

Adopt 2018 Building Codes with amendments. City policy has been to adopt every other three-year cycle. Currently under 2012 and skipped 2015 codes.

 

Public Art Policy

Adopt public art policy for art donations/placement.

 

Unanticipated Issues

Each year numerous issues arise that could not have been reasonably foreseen that require Council consideration.