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File #: 16-637    Name: ONE McKinney 2040 (Policy Direction)
Type: Agenda Item Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Work Session
On agenda: 6/20/2016 Final action:
Title: Discuss Policy Direction for the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Specifically Related to the Vision Statement and Guiding Principles
Attachments: 1. Presentation, 2. Guiding Principles
Related files: 16-747
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Title
Discuss Policy Direction for the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Specifically Related to the Vision Statement and Guiding Principles

Summary

COUNCIL GOAL: Direction for Strategic and Economic Growth

MEETING DATE: June 20, 2016

DEPARTMENT: Development Services - Planning Department

CONTACT: Jennifer Arnold, Planning Manager
Brian Lockley, AICP, CPM, Director of Planning


RECOMMENDED CITY COUNCIL ACTION:
* Discuss and obtain support for the recommended vision statement and guiding principle elements of the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

ITEM SUMMARY:
* The overall policy direction for the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan includes three important components:

1. A Vision Statement
2. A set of Guiding Principles
3. A Preferred Scenario

* The vision statement describes the future that is desired by the McKinney community in terms of its physical, social and economic conditions. It is an aspirational statement.

* The guiding principles should provide overall guidance across all plan components. They should explain the most important general principles that should be followed in order to achieve the vision described in the plan. Guiding principles apply at both the citywide and area level, and shape more detailed principles that apply to each element of the plan, such as mobility or community design.

* The preferred scenario is the graphic depiction of the future McKinney community as it would exist if the guiding principles and vision is realized. As with the guiding principles, the preferred scenario provides overall guidance for investors and decision-makers. By illustrating the general geographic development pattern the community hopes to achieve, the preferred scenario establishes the basic framework that is detailed in the strategies for individual areas.

* This level of overall policy direction forms the foundation upon which topical and geographic policies and recommendations are ...

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