Non-Binding City Policies (NCP)
RICHMOND NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN ACTION CHARTS
Non-Binding City Policy
The complete text of the Richmond Neighborhood Plan Action Charts is available for download as a PDF document.
WHEREAS, the Richmond Neighborhood Plan is a neighborhood-initiated plan covering the policy areas of business, cultural environment, housing, safety and crime prevention, and transportation; and
WHEREAS, Richmond Neighborhood households, businesses, institutions, public and non-profit corporation service providers, and community-based organizations and associations have participated in the Richmond Neighborhood's three year planning process and worked together to develop a shared vision of the neighborhood's future, identify public and private resources for implementation of the plan's goals and objectives, and coordinate strategies among implementors to achieve the neighborhood's envisioned future; and
WHEREAS, the Richmond Neighborhood Plan was reviewed by the following governmental agencies; Tri-Met, Multnomah County, Portland Public School District, #1, as well as the Portland agencies of; Portland Office of Transportation, Bureau of Environmental Services, Bureau of Planning, Fire Bureau, Metropolitan Human Relations Commission, Office of Neighborhood Associations, Bureau of Parks and Recreation, Police Bureau, and the Portland Development Commission; and
WHEREAS, the following private sector organizations have also been active in participating in the Plan's development and their future action agendas are reflected in the Richmond Neighborhood Plan; the Anti-Bigotry Coalition, Hawthorne Boulevard Business Association, Division Street Merchant's Association, Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Friends of Trees, Portland Housing Center, Portland Impact, Richmond area Parent Teacher Associations, Southeast Uplift, and SOLV (Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism); and
WHEREAS, the Portland Planning Commission directed staff to work with the Richmond Neighborhood to develop action charts that consist of projects, programs, and regulatory actions necessary for the implementation of the policies and objectives of the Richmond Neighborhood Plan, assign time frames for completion of these actions, and identify potential implementors committed to accomplishing the action; and
WHEREAS, the action chart implementation framework of 20 years is timed and phased to take into account the incremental achievement of plan policies and objectives within the limited resources available to identified voluntary plan implementors over time; and
WHEREAS, identification of an implementor for an action item in an action chart is an expression of interest and support with the understanding that circumstances may affect the implementation leader's ability and timing to take action;
WHEREAS, the vision statement, policies, and objectives of the Richmond Neighborhood Plan are consistent with and incorporated into the acknowledged Portland Comprehensive Plan; and
WHEREAS, the attainment of the vision statement, policies and objectives of the Richmond Neighborhood Plan are dependent upon the coordination of independent actions carried out by private interests, non-profit organizations, area institutions, public service providers and community-based associations over the 20 year period of the Richmond Neighborhood Plan;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the City Council adopts the action charts of the Richmond Neighborhood Plan which was adopted by the Council as Ordinance number 168280 on November 9, 1994.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the City Council authorized and directs the Bureau of Planning staff to make minor changes and corrections to the action charts in the Richmond Neighborhood Plan to correct typographical errors and to reflect changes in circumstances since the original drafting of an action such as an action having been completed or the establishment of a program which accomplishes the action but in a slightly different manner than is stated in the plan.
Resolution No. 35332 adopted by Council November 9, 1994.
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 28, 2004.