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Comprehensive Plan Update Community Open House #1 April 1, 2019


Freese and Nichols Team Members

Eddie Haas, AICP Nick Cecava, PE

Dan Sefko, FAICP

Erica Craycraft, AICP

Jessica Vassar, PE


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Comprehensive Planning Background


Comprehensive Plan Basics The plan is:

The plan is not:

 10-20 year vision

 Zoning ordinance

 Decision-making guide

 Rigid policy

 Land use guide

 Final answer

 Basis for City policy  Basis for zoning  Basis for CIP


Comprehensive Plan and Regulations Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Regulations

CIP and Impact Fees

Subdivision Regulations


Portland’s Planning History Strong history of comprehensive planning  1971, 1998, 2006, 2012

Guided development along the waterfront and key corridors Guided westward expansions and infrastructure planning


2012 Comprehensive Plan 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Baseline Analysis Vision Thoroughfares Parks & Open Space Summary Housing Public Facilities Future Land Use Community Image Implementation


2012-2018 Citizen Survey Highlights


What is your vision for Portland’s future?

Score 1 & 2 Most Desired

Aa a place that values quality education

67%

23%

As a place to raise a family

67%

21%

As a place that is close to good jobs

40%

As a sports and recreation destination

18%

As a tourist destination

9%

0%

1-Very desireable

31%

23%

24%

21%

18%

20%

40%

2-

3-

60%

4-

90%

6% 2% 4% 88%

20%

18%

17%

2%

7% 2%

5% 4%

17%

41%

34%

80%

71%

30%

100%

5-Not desireable


How would you rate Portland overall? % Satisfied or Very Satisfied 2018

2015

2012

Overall quality of City services

84%

80%

79%

Overall quality of life in the City

76%

88%

88%

Overall image of your community

72%

81%

83%

Appearance of your community

64%

72%

73%

Overall value that you receive for your tax dollars and fees

59%

56%

56%

How well the City is planning new development and redevelopment

49%

61%

54%

Quality of commercial/shopping areas

45%

63%

67%


What is your level of satisfaction with the following recreation services? % Satisfied or Very Satisfied 2018

2015

2012

Maintenance and appearance of community centers

83%

84%

88%

Maintenance of local parks

81%

74%

71%

Number of parks

77%

72%

76%

Quality of facilities such as picnic shelters/playgrounds

75%

64%

64%

Quality of outdoor athletic fields

73%

62%

69%

Availability of meeting space

67%

68%

79%

Outdoor swimming pools

66%

66%

71%

Youth athletic programs in your area

58%

64%

68%

Number of walking/biking trails

58%

47%

53%

Ease of registering for programs

46%

59%

63%

After-school programs

43%

56%

59%

Adult athletic programs in your area

42%

50%

53%


What is your level of support for the following development types? % Somewhat or Very Supportive 2018

2015

Restaurant development

94%

N/A

Retail development

94%

85%

Health care development

93%

N/A

Single family development

91%

75%

Office/professional development

90%

61%

Light industrial

47%

N/A

Multi-family development

47%

42%


Update Process


Update Process

12 MONTHS

6 JOINT WORKSHOPS

2 COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSES

METROQUEST ONLINE SURVEY

SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATES


Schedule

Task/Meeting

Date

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Website Social Media Updates

MetroQuest Survey Baseline Analysis Meeting 1: Joint Workshop

We are here

Feb 26, 2019

Vision Meeting 2: Open House

April 1, 2019

Future Land Use Thoroughfares Community Image Meeting 3: Joint Workshop

June TBD

Parks & Open Space Housing Public Facilities Meeting 4: Joint Workshop and Open House

Aug TBD

Implementation Meeting 5: Joint Workshop

Oct TBD

Revise Comprehensive Plan draft Meeting 6: Joint Public Hearing Final Comprehensive Plan deliverable

Dec TBD

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Baseline Analysis Chapter Review


Context • Previous planning efforts • Historical background • Relationship to the region • Physical factors • Industrial and port facilities

Source: Port of Corpus Christi 2017 Annual Report


Population Aransas Pass

Gregory

Ingleside

Portland

Robstown

Rockport

Sinton

Taft

25,000

20,000

15,000

10,000

5,000

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

2020


Age and Sex Distribution

Demographics

85 years and over 80 to 84 years

Seniors, retirees

75 to 79 years 70 to 74 years 65 to 69 years 60 to 64 years

Median Age 2000: 31.8

2.89 persons per household

2010: 35.6 2017: 35.8

55 to 59 years

Mature labor force

50 to 54 years 45 to 49 years 40 to 44 years 35 to 39 years

Prime labor force

30 to 34 years 25 to 29 years 20 to 24 years

High school, college,

15 to 19 years

new family

10 to 14 years

Young

5 to 9 years Under 5 years 10% Texas

5% Portland Female

0%

5% Portland Male

10%


Industry and Occupation Employment by Industry 21% 11% 11%

8% 7% 6% 6% 5% 3%

Manufacturing Professional, scientific, mgmt., admin., waste mgmt.

10% 9%

Construction

Retail trade

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, food Public administration

Finance, insurance, real estate Ag., forestry, fishing, hunting, mining Transportation, warehousing, utilities

Wholesale trade

2%

Other services

1%

Information

Educational, health care, social assist.

$62,141 median household income

Employment by Occupation


Vision Statement


Vision Statement Portland is a dynamic and safe community, dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for its citizens, supporting high moral values and ethical standards, and promoting excellence in education through high-quality economic development and orderly growth.


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Next Steps


Next Steps in the Process Consultant team to:  Continue working with Planning & Zoning Commission, City Council, and City Staff to develop draft plan  Incorporate input from tonight and from the online survey

Another Community Open House coming this fall  Provide feedback on draft recommendations


Tonight’s Activity  Visit the boards and add your comments  Take the online survey  Talk with neighbors, City Staff, and elected/appointed officials  Ask questions  Fill out a comment card


Thank You! TAKE THE ONLINE SURVEY: https://planportland2040.metroquest.com

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