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Immokalee Area Master Plan

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Published on January 16, 2009

Author: immokaleecra

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Slide 1: IMMOKALEE ¡The place to call home! Slide 2: The Immokalee Community Redevelopment Agency will ensure that “Our Home” is always welcoming to visitors and future families in an environment that provides worlds of opportunity for investment, enjoyment and a diversified quality of life. Mission IMMOKALEE!The place to call home! IMMOKALEE MASTER PLAN Required Major Activities : IMMOKALEE MASTER PLAN Required Major Activities Comprehensive Plan Amendment Master Plan Updates Transportation Plan Public Realm/Town Design Land Development Code Adoption Capital Improvement Plan Redevelopment Plan Immokalee Master Plan Implementation One Goal : One Goal Encourage future growth in Immokalee that will promote economic diversity and prosperity, while providing adequate infrastructure and services, protecting important natural resources, and promoting the creation of safe, affordable housing. The design of new development and the compatibility of land uses will be important considerations in protecting and enhancing quality of life in the community. Questions : Questions How will the Immokalee Master Plan activities impact the activities of the current MSTU? How would an expanded MSTU, partnered with the CRA, help implement the Immokalee Master Plan? Objective 1 : Objective 1 Promoting and diversifying the local economy. To enhance and diversify the Immokalee area economy by creating a positive business climate to increase employment opportunities and improve the quality of life for Immokalee residents. : To enhance and diversify the Immokalee area economy by creating a positive business climate to increase employment opportunities and improve the quality of life for Immokalee residents. Objective 1.1: To actively pursue, attract and retain new enterprise in the Immokalee community. : To actively pursue, attract and retain new enterprise in the Immokalee community. Objective 1.2: To promote and expand tourism and cultural opportunities in Immokalee as a means of diversifying the Immokalee economy and providing greater recreational and entertainment opportunities to residents and visitors. : To promote and expand tourism and cultural opportunities in Immokalee as a means of diversifying the Immokalee economy and providing greater recreational and entertainment opportunities to residents and visitors. Objective 1.3: To enhance and expand educational and cultural opportunities and facilities in Immokalee. : To enhance and expand educational and cultural opportunities and facilities in Immokalee. Objective 1.4: To promote and support development and redevelopment in the Immokalee area. Objective 1.5: To encourage the provision of a diversity of housing types and safe, standard, housing. : To encourage the provision of a diversity of housing types and safe, standard, housing. Objective 2 To provide, in a cost-effective manner, adequate public services and infrastructure in order to protect the public health, safety, and welfare, and serve the needs of the Immokalee community. : To provide, in a cost-effective manner, adequate public services and infrastructure in order to protect the public health, safety, and welfare, and serve the needs of the Immokalee community. Objective 3 Adequate public services… : Adequate public services… Parks and recreation. Transportation Storm water management Solid waste Telecommunications To provide a comprehensive system of parks and recreation facilities that supports active and passive recreational activities within the Immokalee area. : To provide a comprehensive system of parks and recreation facilities that supports active and passive recreational activities within the Immokalee area. Objective 3.1: Slide 15: To provide a network of roads, sidewalks, and bike paths to support future growth and to provide for the safe and convenient movement of pedestrians, non-motorized and motorized vehicles. Objective 3.2: To provide an efficient and economical solid waste management system that ensures public health and safety, and protects the environmental resources of the area. : To provide an efficient and economical solid waste management system that ensures public health and safety, and protects the environmental resources of the area. Objective 3.3: Objective 3.4: To improve storm water management and surface drainage in Immokalee. To protect natural resources through implementation of appropriate development standards. : To protect natural resources through implementation of appropriate development standards. Objective 4 To allow land uses that are appropriate to Immokalee, compatible with the existing community, and in furtherance of the objectives of this Master Plan. : To allow land uses that are appropriate to Immokalee, compatible with the existing community, and in furtherance of the objectives of this Master Plan. Objective 5 Land UsesOne Overlay : Land UsesOne Overlay Urban – Mixed Use District Urban – Industrial District To establish development design standards that are appropriate for Immokalee, reflect the unique character and cultural diversity of the residents, and encourage pedestrian-friendly urban form. : To establish development design standards that are appropriate for Immokalee, reflect the unique character and cultural diversity of the residents, and encourage pedestrian-friendly urban form. Objective 6 Pursue effective interlocal and intergovernmental coordination in order to provide a range of human services to Immokalee residents. : Pursue effective interlocal and intergovernmental coordination in order to provide a range of human services to Immokalee residents. Objective 7 Proposal : Proposal Expand the MSTU to cover the entire Immokalee Urban Designated Area. Expand the powers of the MSTU to include streets, drainage, and lighting. Partner with the CRA to combine funds and to seek other funding sources to address the needs identified by the Master Plan.

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