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Centennial Master Plan nears adoption

May 26, 2022

After two years of work involving ongoing direction from our resident Master Plan Steering Committee and feedback from thousands of other residents through town halls, virtual meetings, surveys, and focus groups, the City’s Centennial Master Plan is heading to the City Council for adoption on June 21. 
 
Like its predecessor, the City’s 1989 Master Plan, the Centennial Master Plan is a big picture document that focuses on creating a vision for key aspects of city management and city character.  Once the listening stages of the process drew to a close, various resident focus groups developed 127 potential action items.  Then, after multiple rounds of discussion involving Master Plan Steering Committee members and City staff, our project consultant, Gap Strategies, crafted 75 action items into Five Themes:
 
  • Affirming Sense of Place – goals organized around preserving the beauty, character, safety, and sense of cohesion in University Park.
  • Assuring Connectivity – goals related to streets, parking, trails, utilities, communication, and programs that allow residents to move freely, do their business, and connect.
  • Innovative Governance – goals to help the City government stay responsive and well-coordinated within the region, and to foster more ways that residents can help improve and direct their community.
  • Technological Integration – goals intended to provide University Park with vetted technological advancements that can improve city efficiency and quality of life, based on best practices from cutting edge cities.
  • Preparing for The Future – goals for the horizon, with the idea of beginning now to prepare for coming changes that can be readily identified, while building a culture of adaptability, resilience, and sustainability across City operations.

The plan recently received recommendations for approval from the Master Plan Steering Committee and the City’s Planning and Zoning Commission, making it ready for Council consideration on June 21. City staff is still reviewing the document below for its overall readability, but no substantive changes to content or direction are anticipated prior to Council adoption.
 
Centennial Master Plan   

 
City Council May 24 Master Plan Work Session