Background Documents


Comprehensive Plan Focus Group Notes

General Interest

PDFLivability Principles | En Español
Including commentary from July 2014 focus group meetings.

Southern Planning Area

PDFElected and Appointed Officials
Monday, September 22, 10-11:30 A.M.

PDFAdvocacy Organizations
Monday, September 22, 1-2 P.M.

PDFUtilities and Related Topics
Tuesday, September 23, 1-2 P.M.

PDFFarming
Tuesday, September 23, 3-4 P.M.

Central Planning Area

PDFElected and Appointed Officials
Wednesday, September 24, 10-11:30 A.M.

PDFChambers of Commerce
Wednesday, September 24, 1-2 P.M.

PDFTransportation
Wednesday, September 24, 3-4 P.M.

PDFDevelopers / Construction
Wednesday, September 24, 3-4 P.M.

PDFAdvocacy Organizations
Thursday, September 25, 9:30-11 A.M.

PDFUtilities and Water
Thursday, September 25, 1-3 P.M.

PDFParks and Environment
Thursday, September 25, 3-4:30 P.M.

Northern Planning Area

PDFElected and Appointed Officials
Friday, September 26, 10-11:30 A.M.

PDFFarming
Friday, September 26, 1-2 P.M.


Explainers

JPGPlanning Areas
Curious what areas are being considered and planned as a part of Viva Doña Ana? This map provides an overview.

PDFComprehensive Plan Growth Scenarios (18.6mb)
Dive more deeply into the workshops’ idea-testing approach.

PDFPlace Types Overview (3.0mb)
The Viva Doña Ana considers different areas of the county according to their “place type,” which reflects their character. This overview explains each.

PDFWhat About All the Work We’ve Already Done?
A great deal of community planning work, dating back to 2007, informs the Doña Ana process and the Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Code currently underway. This graphic explains how.

PDFComprehensive Plan: What and Why
Curious what the Comprehensive Plan is all about? This quick-read, in both English and Spanish, explains.

PDFComprehensive Plan Timeline
What got us to where we are today? What’s left to come?

PDFWhat is the Unified Development Code?
The UDC is one of our primary tools for implementing our Comprehensive Plan. Here’s how.


Presentations

Southern Planning Area

PDFSouthern Planning Area: Night 01 Presentation (8.5mb)
Delivered in Anthony by Susan Henderson of the PlaceMakers consulting team, Monday, September 22.

PDFSouthern Planning Area: Night 02 Presentation (8.0mb)
Delivered in Anthony by Susan Henderson of the PlaceMakers consulting team, Tuesday, September 23.

Central Planning Area

PDFCentral Planning Area: Night 01 Presentation
Delivered in Mesilla by Susan Henderson of the PlaceMakers consulting team, Wednesday, September 24.

General Interest

PDF“How Do We Know It’s Affordable?” (30.3mb)
Delivered June 28, 2013 to the county commission by CNT’s Scott Bernstein.


Foundational Efforts

PDFVision 2040 Regional Vision
The fundamentals of the Viva Doña Ana process took root in this expansive 2007-2012 community visioning effort.


Reports

PDF“Snapshot” Report (6.7mb)
A summary of regional data, presented May, 2013.

PDFMobile Workshops Summary Report (1.2mb)
Input collected throughout Doña Ana County, March, 2013.

PDFCamino Real Public Summit Public Partcipation Results (3mb)
Evolving topics from an early public discussion.


Maps

PDF“Codes on the Road” Meeting Locations (800 kb)
A county overview of all Codes on the Road meetings and their coverage areas.


Videos


Scott Bernstein Presentation | June 28, 2013