This project will develop new campus institution zoning procedures and standards, and identify infrastructure investments that could facilitate institutional employment growth. This committee will advise staff on multiple aspects of the project, potentially including approaches to public outreach, framework concepts, and details of code development.
Advisory Committee Scope of Work
The Institutional Zoning Advisory Committee will offer guidance to City staff in the following areas:
- Review existing conditions and selection of preferred alternative zoning and impact mitigation packages.
- Offer guidance on core community concerns: campus edges, transitions, and off-site impacts.
- Offer guidance to institutions on specific development activity and zoning standards on their campuses.
- Guide content of the zoning code rewrite.
This group will meet 4 to 5 times between the fall of 2013 through the summer of 2014. Group members will also be expected to review draft materials provided by staff. Total time commitment is 4 to 6 hours monthly. Members may decide to hold additional meeting for the full committee or subcommittee(s).
Member Qualifications and Skills
Community members who are interested in serving on the Institutional Zoning Advisory Committee should consider the following qualifications or skills:
- Experience with college or hospital campus planning or development.
- Experience with community/neighborhood discussions of institutional campus-related issues.
- Understanding of development and design codes and related principles.
- Ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse perspectives and experience.
- Ability to commit 4 to 6 hours every month during business hours, plus preparation for monthly meetings and attendance at community involvement events.
Applications will be reviewed by Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) staff. Final appointment to the advisory committee will be made by the BPS Director.
BPS will work to ensure diversity of members, including but not limited to, field experts, neighborhood groups, business and institutional associations, persons with disabilities, communities of color and interest groups.
To apply to be a member of the Institutional Zoning Advisory Committee, please complete the online form by Friday, November 22, 2013, 5:00 p.m.
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