Comprehensive Plan Process 2007 - 2009

City of Mitchellville

 

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April 14, 2009

The Land Use portion of the draft is completed. P&Z will be going over transportation at the May meeting.

September 5, 2008

The draft plan is in the works and will be presented to the Planning & Zoning Commission at their October 14 meeting. A draft will be made available on the web as well. Please feel free to come to these important meetings and have your voice heard.

June 12, 2008

The Planning & Zoning Commission has completed the draft future land use map. We started working on transportation issues at the June 10 meeting, concentrating on truck routes. We will be working on residential streets at the July 15 meeting and finishing up with trails, mass transit, and other issues at our August meeting. The sub-committees will be meeting one last time on June 26th at 7 PM at City Hall. All citizens are encouraged to attend and give their input on this important process.

May 14, 2008

The sub-committees have met two times each to this point. We need at least one more meeting to wrap up their parts, utilities may need an additional meeting. The draft future land use map has been completed by the Planning & Zoning Commission and we are now moving on to transportation planning. We will be working on economic development over the summer as well. The draft plan will be presented in the Fall and the parts will be worked out in the Planning & Zoning Commission meetings with the plan going to council for final approval at the end of the year.

January 24, 2008

The sub-committees have a meeting set for Thursday, February 7th at 7 PM at the Community Center to start on their respective parts. You can download the committee assignments and rosters below. Planning and Zoning will be looking at a future land use map including annexation areas at its February 12th meeting. That will be at 8 PM at City Hall.

Calendar (Revised 12/07) Committee Rosters (01/08)
   

December 20, 2007

We will have a kick off for the Comprehensive Plan Meetings for all Committee members and others on Tuesday, January 15th, 2008 at 7 PM at the Mitchellville Community Center. Sub-Committees will organize, set meeting times, and and go through the outline for the different parts of the plan.

November 29, 2007

We are moving up the process for working on the Comprehensive Plan to try and get it finished in 2008. More of the facilitation will be done by the members of the committees. We have already started meetings on Land Use with the Planning & Zoning Commission. We will have an organizational meeting on January 8th for all those in the committees and set up a revised calendar.

October 9, 2007

We had our town hall meeting on September 18 and have come up with underlying goals and principles. The following is our schedule for the different parts of the plan. Planning and Zoning will start with Land Use at it's November meeting.

Comp Plan Schedule 2007-2009

September 4, 2007

There will be a town hall meeting on September 18th to refine and look at our goals and objectives in the wake of recent discussions regarding proposed development in the Northwest Section of the City. Please come and give your input. These goals and objectives will provide the outline as we moved forward in our planning process.

June 12, 2007

The City of Mitchellville is embarking on an important once every 20-30 year project; The drafting of a new Comprehensive Plan. The plan will address a variety of issues for the City about it's growth and development in the coming 20 years. They are broken down as follows: Economic Development, Land Use, Transportation, Utilities, Housing, Civic Facilities, and Parks, Recreation & Trails. Each of these areas will be given special attention and drafted by the people of Mitchellville. We strongly encourage the people of Mitchellville attend these meetings to have input into this important plan for Mitchellville's future.

The outline was prepared by Iowa State University and gives us a structure to go by for our plan.

Currently, we need citizens to serve on Housing and Utilities sub-committees. There is no formal application. Just contact City Hall 967-2935. Each Committee will meet between 2-4 times. We know everyone has a busy lifestyle so we will only need the commitment of 60-90 minutes for each meeting.

The Planning & Zoning Commission will be starting into the Land Use Map and Plan in the June meeting. Committee meetings will begin in late Summer and carry into the Fall.

All meetings will be posted. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall.