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File #: RES. 2018-R103    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/13/2019
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. (As Amended)
Patrons: Kristen Larson, Kimberly Gray
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2018-R103 - Amended 20190408, 2. 20190408 Amendment of 2018-R103
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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. (As Amended)
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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 (i) a process for [preparing school] assessing with the staff of the School Board of the City of Richmond the impact [statements for new developments in the city of Richmond] of development projects of a scale defined by the Director of Planning and Development Review and (ii) a process to systematically assess the effects of [such] new developments in the city of Richmond 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 and any other relevant City agencies that the Chief Administrative Officer may request to assist, with the advice and comment of the staff of the School Board of the City of Richmond, to jointly develop a process to identify development impact on schools administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond. The Council hereby further requests that staff of the School Board of the City of Richmond...

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