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File #: RES. 2018-R103    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: Finance and Economic Development Standing Committee
On agenda: 2/21/2019 Final action:
Title: To request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Director of Planning and Development Review to develop a process for preparing school impact statements for new developments in the city of Richmond.
Patrons: Kristen Larson
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2018-R103.pdf
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To request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Director of Planning and Development Review to develop a process for preparing school impact statements for new developments in the city of Richmond.
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WHEREAS, the Council believes that there has been a rise in development in the city of Richmond that has resulted in an increase in the population of the city of Richmond from 204,214 in 2010 to 222,853 in 2017; and
WHEREAS, this population growth has, in turn, generated a surge in enrollment at schools administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond; and
WHEREAS, the Council also believes that it is in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond and especially students of schools administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond that the Council request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Director of Planning and Development Review to develop a process for preparing school impact statements for new developments in the city of Richmond to systematically assess the effects of such developments on schools administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:
That the Council hereby requests that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Director of Planning and Development Review, with the advice and comment of the staff of the School Board of the City of Richmond, to develop a process for preparing school impact statements for new developments in the city of Richmond that systematically addresses how new developments may affect all of the following:
1. Enrollment for individual schools administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond and all such schools collectively.
2. Public transportation needs, including bus stops and infrastructure for pedestrians.
3. Traffic in the areas surrounding schools administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond, including vehicular access to such schools...

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