Schedule and Status

Overall Public Participation Plan link here: Public Participation Plan
Vision Statement Update


June 2017 Status: Contract Award in Process
July 2017 – Schedule of public involvement activities developed and published 
October 2017 - Pop-Up Workshops and Studios
December 11, 2017 - Reports available for public comment and County Council review
December 15, 2017 - Planning Commission review of Vision Statement Reports
  

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
July 25, 2017 - Population Forecast adopted by Resolution 27-2017 
 

Land Capacity Analysis


July 2017 Status: Staff is crafting a draft methodology for Council review 
October 16, 2017 – Council Briefing on Land Capacity Analysis
October 20, 2017 -  Planning Commission Briefing on Land Capacity Analysis
October 16, 2017 - Draft Land Capacity Analysis Methodology available for review
Land Capacity Analysis Story Map

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
January - May 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
October - November 2017 - Additional stakeholder outreach 
December 11, 2017 - Report available for public comment, County Council Review of rural and resource lands analysis report
December 15, 2017 - Planning Commission Review of rural and resource lands analysis report
 January - May 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 
October 16, 2017 – Draft report available for public review
October 16, 2017 – Council Briefing on Housing Needs Assessment
October 20, 2017 - Planning Commission Briefing on Housing Needs Assessment

Transportation Element


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

Water Resources


July 2017 Status: HCS staff working with Water Resource Committee
January - May 2018 Planning Commission Workshops to update goals and policies

Capital Facilities and Utilities Element


July 2017 Status: Staff developing updating inventory & needs analysis
January - May 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.