City of Las Cruces Mountains of Opportunity

Transportation Policy Review Committee

The following agenda will be considered by the Transportation-Sustainability-Infrastructure Policy Review Committee at a meeting to be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held remotely via Zoom webinar:


Call to Order


Conflict of Interest


Acceptance of Agenda


Minutes for Approval - January 5, 2021



A. El Paseo Corridor District Development Ad Hoc Committee (Councilor Vasquez)


Future Discussion/Task Listing

A.  New Mexico Green Building Codes (Sustainability - March)
B.  Plastic Bag Ordinance (Sustainability)
C.  Transit Service (Transit)
D.  Code Revisions (Community Development - April)
     1.  Comprehensive update of Land Development Code, including Infill Development Policy,                  Plan, and Overlay District; Implement cluster residential development.
     2.  Amend municipal street design requirements and incorporate context-based street designs.
     3.  Design standard flexibility to make provision of attainable housing more financially feasible.
E.  Establish a street connectivity index and minimum connectivity requirements for new                       neighborhoods.
F.  Explore the feasibility of implementing a stormwater utility fee to recoup costs to manage                 stormwater. (Public Works)
G.  Provide incentives for development sites that are already served by water and wasterwater              infrastructure.
H.  Establish standards for arroyo development buffers to protect the natural drainageways from           encroachment.
I.  Continue to pursue safe routes to school, transportation alternatives, and other funding to                encourage active transportation.

Next Meeting - March 2, 2021



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Date Posted: 1/28/2021