Series 110 2009 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 110-243; Res. 113-09A; Directing the Planning and Zoning Commission to prepare a new Comprehensive Plan; establishing a Comprehensive Plan Task Force to assist the Planning and Zoning Commission
Council Bill No.
R 113-09 A
directing the Planning and Zoning Commission to prepare a new Comprehensive Plan;
establishing a Comprehensive Plan Task Force to assist the Planning and Zoning Commission.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. The City Council hereby
directs the Planning and Zoning Commission
(hereafter Commission) to study and evaluate the existing Comprehensive Plan, to develop
work program for producing a new Comprehensive Plan, and to prepare a new Comprehensive
Plan as provided in Sec. 20-41 of the City of Columbia Code of Ordinances
SECTION 2. The City Council hereby
establishes a Comprehensive Plan Task Force
(hereafter Task Force) consisting of fifteen (15) members appointed by the City Council. The
Planning and Zoning Commission shall be given the opportunity to review the list of applicants
and provide comments to the City Council before the Council makes appointments to the Task
Force. Any citizen may be considered for membership, but in making appointments to the Task
Force, the City Council and Commission shall consider prior involvement in the
Columbia s Future visioning process, service on a city commission, professional credentials
participation in a civic, business, or professional organization as key qualifications for
membership. At least one (1) member shall be a member of the Columbia Vision Commission to
facilitate two-way communications between the Task Force and the Columbia Vision
SECTION 3. The Task Force shall advise
and assist the Commission and the City Council
on all phases of plan development, including citizen involvement, public education and outreach,
recruitment of volunteers and review of interim products as described in the Commission s
scope of work.
SECTION 4. The Commission and Task
Force shall convene meetings in accordance with
the Guidelines for Convening, Management, and Coordination of Citizen Dialogues, attached
hereto as Exhibit A, and as amended from time to time by the Columbia Vision Commission.
SECTION 5. The Commission and the
Task Force shall use the report
Imagine Columbia s
Future as a basic reference for evaluating the existing Comprehensive Plan and developing
vision statements, goals, objectives and policies in the new Comprehensive Plan.
SECTION 6. The Commission shall include
the following tasks in its development of a new
a. Review and evaluate the existing Comprehensive Plan, related
plans, and development
b. Review of data and data analysis to be used in the plan;
c. Identification of general issue areas;
d. Development of goals, objectives, and policies (the policy
e. Development of physical plans (maps and graphic exhibits);
f. Development of
growth management and smart growth principles and techniques;
g. Development of an implementation schedule for carrying
out the plan; and
h. Plan administration policies including uses of the Comprehensive
Plan, and procedures for
periodic monitoring and amendment of the plan.
SECTION 7. Content of the Comprehensive
Plan. At minimum, the Comprehensive Plan
shall include the following topical or functional areas:
a. Growth management planning;
b. Land use;
d. Community facilities and infrastructure;
g. Economic development;
h. Environmental management, preservation,
i. Parks and recreation;
j. Urban design and historic preservation;
k. Special areas, i.e., districts
or corridors needing special attention; and
l. Other development planning topic areas as deemed appropriate
by the City Council.
SECTION 8. The City Manager shall
provide the Commission and Task Force with
necessary staff support.
ADOPTED this 18th day of May, 2009.