Regional Plan for Sustainable Development - RhodeMap RI

Regional Plan for Sustainable Development - RhodeMap RI


Sustainable Rhode IslandFederal Partnership for Sustainable Communities Federal effort at “silo-busting” Supports environmental and economicsustainabilityDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandSIX LIVABILITY PRINCIPLES Provide more transportation choices. Promote equitable, affordable housing. Enhance economic competitiveness. Support existing communities. Coordinate and leverage federalpolicies and investment. Value communities and neighborhoods.DIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandSustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Nationally competitive $1.9 Million from HUD over three years Regional Plan for Sustainable DevelopmentDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable CommunitiesCONSORTIUM Manages and governs grantactivities 19 members with ability to expand Seven State agencies Nine municipalities Three non-profit organizationsDIVISION OF PLANNING


Sustainable Rhode IslandECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Develop one economicdevelopment strategy for RhodeIsland. Establish a vision and principlesand framework for decisions onfuture investments. Expedited data gathering to becompleted in February 2013.Matt DuckeJef NickersonDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandTECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ANDCAPACITY BUILDING Determine the technical andcapacity needs of RhodeIsland’s municipalities. Develop strategies, tools, andworkshops to meet needs. Three phased approachGrowSmart RIDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandAustin PostPUBLIC PARTICIPATION ANDCOMMUNICATIONS Public participation andcommunications plan Engage and educate a broad rangeof Rhode Island residents. In-person and virtual participationstrategies.DIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandAustin PostSOCIAL EQUITY Ensure planning processes andoutcomes are equitable. Social Equity Advisory Committeemanagement and facilitation. Community outreach and review ofproducts.DIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandDATA AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES Identify data and developperformance measures andindicators for the Regional Plan forSustainable Development. Existing State Guide Plan elementsand new plans. Bring together state’s data in ashared and accessible format.DIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandIMPLEMENTATION Prioritized goals and strategies Detailed implementation workplans – more than a matrix. Executive summary of theproject: Regional Plan forSustainable DevelopmentTown of MiddletownDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandINTEGRATED APPROACHTransportation Water Land UseEconomicDevelopmentHousingRegional Plan for Sustainable DevelopmentDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandAPPROVAL AND ADOPTION PROCESSConsortiumCommitteesSEACConsortiumTechnicalCommitteeStatePlanningCouncilDIVISION OF PLANNING

Sustainable Rhode IslandPROJECT SCHEDULEYear 1Community engagement and RFP development.Year 2Year 3Development of plans, public participation andcapacity building.Plan adoption, capacity-building andimplementation.DIVISION OF PLANNING

HUD Sustainable CommunitiesFor More Information or to Get Involved Melanie Jewett Army, AICPSupervising Planner222-6183 or Chris Witt, Principal Planner222-5759 or chris.witt@doa.ri.govDIVISION OF PLANNING

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