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File #: 21-0562    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/15/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion of The FY 2022 Proposed Long-Range Planning Interdepartmental Work Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-0562_Attachment 1 Draft FY 2022 Bar Chart, 2. 21-0562_Attachment 2 Draft FY 2022 Project Descriptions, 3. 21-0562_Presentation
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JANUARY 6, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR WILSON AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Discussion of The FY 2022 Proposed Long-Range Planning Interdepartmental Work Program.
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ISSUE: What planning work priorities should be established for FY 2022 and beyond?
RECOMMENDATION: That Council receive this report and provide guidance to staff on the Draft FY 2022 Long-Range Planning Interdepartmental Work Program.
BACKGROUND: Each year, City departments that conduct long-range planning and plan implementation jointly prepare a Long-Range Planning Interdepartmental Work Program for the upcoming fiscal year and beyond. The work program includes the completion of plans and studies underway, new plans scheduled to begin, and implementation of previously approved plans.
The draft Work Program, provided as Attachment 1, is presented for Planning Commission and City Council feedback and guidance early each calendar year to help inform development of the City Manager's Proposed Operating Budget as well as development of a final Work Program docketed for City Council approval in May. This annual review ensures coordination of work, staffing and financial resources, and the opportunity for Planning Commission and City Council to ensure alignment of proposed planning work across departments with the City's Strategic Plan.

DISCUSSION:

This section provides highlights of new and ongoing projects in the proposed FY 2022 work program, which can generally be categorized into the following themes:

* Continuing pandemic recovery work;
* Addressing stormwater capacity and flood mitigation;
* Ongoing mobility initiatives focused on transitway implementation;
* Planning for and implementation of major redevelopment sites;
* Housing Affordability;
* Parks and Cultural Resources; and
* Updates and...

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