Schedule and Status

Vision Statement Update


June 2017 Status: Contract Award in Process
July 2017 – Schedule of public involvement activities developed and published 
August  – October 2017 - Public Involvement Activities

Population Forecast


June 2017 Status: Technical Memoranda available here: Technical memorandum on population & Population Follow-Up Information
June 16, 2017 – Joint Planning Commission/County Council Hearing Notice 
On June 16, 2017 Planning Commission recommended a 2036 permanent population forecast of 19,423
July 11, 2017 - County Council review of Planning Commission recommendation
 

Land Capacity Analysis


July 2017 Status: Staff is crafting a draft methodology for Council review
July 2017 – Planning Commission/Council Briefing on Methodology
September 2017 – Draft report available for public review

Land Use Element


July 2017 Status: Not started
Urban Growth Areas – Eastsound and Lopez Village Planning Groups are working on recommendations
July –September – Public involvement activities
October – February 2018 – Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Rural & Resource Lands

 
July 2017 Status: Consultant Contract Award in Process
 August - September 2017 – Stakeholder interviews
September 2017 – Draft reports available for review
October – February 2018 Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Housing Element

 
July 2017 Status: County staff developing updated housing needs analysis
July 2017 – August 2017 – Stakeholder review
September 2017 – Draft report available for public review
October 2017 – February 2018 Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Transportation Element


July 2017 Status: Not started
Urban Growth Areas - Eastsound and Lopez Village Planning Groups are working on recommendations
October 2017 – February 2018 – Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Water Resources


July 2017 Status: HCS staff working with Water Resource Committee
October 2017 – February 2018 Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Capital Facilities and Utilities Element


July 2017 Status: Staff developing updating inventory & needs analysis
October 2017 – February 2018 – Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Parks, Recreation and Openspace Element


July 2017 Status: Updated Parks, Recreation and Openspace Element adopted October 2016.
Existing plan proposed to be adopted by reference.