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File #: [20-0016]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2019 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 1/8/2020 Final action: 1/8/2020
Title: Charting Our Future - Consider Changes to Draft Focus Area Maps and Principles.
Attachments: 1. Draft Staff Presentation, 2. Staff Report, 3. Draft Focus Area Map for Approach Only, 4. Downtown - Removal Parcels along Spring Lane, 5. North 15-501 Proposed Changes, 6. Staff Presentation, 7. Planning Commission Recommendation, 8. Council Questions with Staff Response, 9. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO MAKE REVISIONS TO THE SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 DRAFT FOCUS AREA MAPS AND PRINCIPLES IN RESPONSE TO COMMUNITY INPUT (2020-01-08/R-3) as Amended


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Charting Our Future - Consider Changes to Draft Focus Area Maps and Principles.
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Staff:
Department:
Judy Johnson, Interim Director
Planning
Alisa Duffey Rogers, LUMO Project Manager


Overview: During Fall 2019, staff held community engagement opportunities on the draft Focus Area Maps and Principles and presented an update on engagement results to the Council in November. Tonight, staff will present suggested changes to the draft Focus Area Maps and Principles based on community input and the Town Council's Work Session on November 18, 2019.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council adopt the attached resolution authorizing the Town Manager to make changes to the September 5, 2019 draft Focus Area Maps and Principles.

Key Recommendations:
* For the North 15-501 Focus Area:
o Designate the American Legion Property as "Area subject to concurrent planning process;" and,
o Remove South Estes Public Housing Community from the Focus Area and retain the existing Land Use Category, which is Medium Density Residential.
* For Downtown Focus Area:
o Limit the building height on the north side of West Rosemary Street to four stories with no permitted core height;
o Limit core height to eight stories throughout Downtown;
o Limit height at the front setback line to three stories along West Franklin; and,
o Remove parcels along Spring Lane from the Focus Area.
* For Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd from I-40 to Hillsborough Street:
o At larger Bus Rapid Transit Stations, move buildings (development) closer to the street and between these BRT stations, buildings are pushed back with significant front yard landscaping.
* For South Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Focus Area:
o Increase building heights from Downtown to Hillsborough Street to permit an extension of Downtown northward along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.


Attachments:

* Resolution

* Draft Staff Presentation

* Staff Report

* Draft Focus Area Map for Approach Only

* Downtown - Removal of Parcels along...

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