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.