Section 107-470; Res. 162-06; Expressing the City Council’ s commitment to a community visioning process and to implementing a community visioning plan; and authorizing a request for proposals for a consultant to assist the City in conducting a visioning process


Council Bill No. R 162-06

     A RESOLUTION

expressing the City Council’ s commitment to a community visioning process and to implementing a community visioning plan; and authorizing a request for proposals for a consultant to assist the City in conducting a visioning process.

    WHEREAS, the City Council has considered the benefits of having citizens of Columbia engage in a comprehensive visioning process to plan for Columbia’ s future; and

    WHEREAS, considerable public interest in a visioning process was expressed in a public forum conducted on May 8, 2006; and

    WHEREAS, the City Council is committed to proceeding with a community visioning process to generate a shared vision for the future; and

    WHEREAS, the Council is committed to the goal of adopting and implementing a vision plan; and

    WHEREAS, the Council recognizes the importance of having an experienced consultant assist the City in conducting the visioning process.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The City Council hereby expresses its commitment to proceeding with a community visioning process and to implementing the visioning plan developed from that process.

    SECTION 2.    The City Council directs the city manager to initiate a request for proposals process for a consultant to assist with the visioning process.

    ADOPTED this 17th day of July, 2006.