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  • City of Plantation Midtown District Conceptual Plan

    Implementation Update

    City Council

    Presentation

    February 22, 2017

  • Purpose of Presentation

    The purpose of this presentation is to:

    1. Review key concepts from the Midtown Plan Update;

    2. Develop consensus on Plan recommendations; and

    3. Provide guidance on Plan implementation.

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  • The Midtown Plan Update Concepts

    • Safe Neighborhood District – maintain designation with updated data

    • Central Midtown – Designated Activity Center/Entertainment District

    • Pedestrian Interconnectivity & Mobility

    • Potential Higher Density to create critical mass

    • Enhanced Design Criteria

    • Complete Streets

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  • Central Midtown – Designated Activity Center/Entertainment District

    Area Entertainment Plan and “Main Street”

    • Optimal use for Westfield Mall & future redevelopment potential

    • Optimal use for Pine Island Park

    • Potential Gathering Space (festival or event venue)

    • Amphitheater, band shell or open green space.

    • Consider Camden property green space.

    • Encourage outdoor dining

    • Consider night time activities

    • Induce a “Main Street” by realigning Federated Road.

    • Internal link between Fountains Shopping Center and Westfield Mall.

  • Village Green / Amphitheater

  • Pedestrian Interconnectivity and Mobility

    Central Midtown

    • Induce a “Main Street” by realigning Federated Road.

    • Internal link between Fountains Shopping Center and Westfield Mall.

    Crossing Broward Boulevard – Critical connection between Fashion Mall and Westfield Broward Mall:

    • At-grade crossing at 84th/82nd Avenue

    Pedestrian Activities

    • Wide sidewalks, kiosks & pedestrian attractions

    • Plazas, outdoor amenities & streetscape

    Peters Road and 10th Street Connection:

    • Auto/pedestrian route through private roadway.

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  • Public Amenities

  • Peters Road & 10th Street Connection

  • Increase in Density

    Increase density anywhere up to 50 dwelling units per acre?

    • Recent developments received average 50 du/acre (with use of flex units and dashed-line land use plan amendments).

    • Should City increase the overall density by utilizing density bonuses?

    • Should the City create a Midtown “Activity Center” land use designation?

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  • Design Criteria

    • Develop specific design criteria & architectural standards including but not limited to:

    • Incorporate into SPI-3 & B-7Q zoning districts

    • Architectural guidelines

    • Building heights

    • Landscape themes

    • Multi-modal pathways

    • Lighting standards

    • Wayfinding

    • Entry features

    • Signage/Banners

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  • The Midtown Plan Update Concepts

    • Safe Neighborhood District – maintain designation with updated data

    • Designated Activity Center/Entertainment District being focus of Central Midtown

    • Pedestrian Interconnectivity & Mobility

    • Potential Higher Density to create critical mass

    • Enhanced Design Criteria

    • Complete Streets Implementation (integrate in zoning code update)

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  • Next Steps

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    • Staff to initiate steps according to timeline with details on implementing the proposed concepts

    • Future presentations specifying implementation & plan execution actions

    • Projects/programs to be included in budget & capital plans

    • Updated regulations and design guidelines incorporated in future projects

    • Secure funding sources for plan implementation

  • Implementation Schedule

    Short Term (1-2 years)

    • Update Safe Neighborhood District Plan by ordinance to maintain designation

    • Analyze pedestrian corridors/greenways accessibility and make recommendations

    • Look at ways to enhance public amenities & streetscape & pocket parks

    • Evaluate and enhance B-7Q/B-3P design criteria (Zoning Code update)

    • Complete Streets Implementation (integrate in zoning code update)

    • Program improvements into the City’s Capital Improvements Budget

  • Implementation Schedule

    Intermediate Term (3-4 years)

    • Explore “Activity Center” Designation

    • “Main Street” feasibility study

    • Engage Westfield Broward Mall owners and create working committee

    • Initiate small area design studies (complete streets, roadway alignment, sidewalks, etc.)

    • Adoption of Special Area Entertainment Plan for Central Midtown

    • Consider adoption of bonus density provisions in the Zoning Code for better urban design and amenities.

  • Implementation Schedule

    Long Term (5+ years)

    • Facilitate additional development along Perimeter Road

    • Assess linkage of Peters Road to SW 10th Street

    • Analyze pedestrian & vehicle connectivity between the two malls (Broward Blvd)

    • Enhance New River Greenway

    • Consider parking alternatives