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The Project Management Team (PMT) has been fielding questions regarding the current status and developments for Envision Coeur d'Alene during the stay-home order. Staff has shifted scheduled in-person workshops into virtual meetings in response to social distancing and gathering limits starting with the Community Advisory Committee's (CAC) meeting held on March 19, until further notice. The PMT will continue to provide public notice for CAC workshops. For those that wish to review the materials or watch the Zoom meeting, links to all available information for the project to date can be found by clicking the "Resources" link at the top of this page. Open surveys and results of past surveys are located on the "Participate" page.

 

Stay tuned to this location for project developments and ways to provide your feedback & input! We will continue to inform our subscribers and post to social media so our community is aware of opportunities to participate. Thank you for your continued interest in in Envision CDA!

 

 

Current Engagement Opportunities

Current engagement opportunities:

  • New surveys that can be found on the "Participate" page (link at top of page).
  • Be sure to check out the "Resouces" page to review current documents, existing conditions, map gallery, past meeting notes, and more.

Current Timeline

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Launch Event

Imagine Coeur d’Alene in 20 years...

What is your vision for your community? 

Join us on September 26th!

The City of Coeur d’Alene, in partnership with CDA 2030, is hosting a public kick-off and visioning workshop for the Coeur d’Alene Comprehensive Plan. On September 26th, please join us for an evening of community discussion about potential visions and ideas to address future growth in Coeur d’Alene over the next 20 years. The workshop is family friendly and light refreshments will be provided.

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Phase 1: Analyze Existing Policies and Conditions

This phase of the project includes review of existing documents for elements that should remain in the updated plan(s). Also, existing conditions for transportation and the region's economic climate will be completed to establish baseline results for future phases.

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Phase 2: Visioning

Second, the City and CDA 2030 will produce a clear, validated picture of the city's future embodied by a succinct vision statement. This phase will involve extensive community engagement.

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Phase 3: Planning

The third phase is the technical and analytical portion of the project, with consultant MIG focused on researching, modeling, mapping, and analyzing a number of topics including, but not limited to, the following: population growth, environmental sustainability and climate change, hazard mitigation, cultural and historical resources, and economics.

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Phase 4: Land Use Modeling, Mapping, and Economic Analysis

Fourth, the City and MIG will explore and develop land use concepts and alternatives based on theory, data, and community preferences. A land use plan (including a land use map) will be developed, and an economic analysis will be performed on that plan.

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Phase 5: Refinement

A draft citywide plan will be presented to the community, and ultimately the City Council and CDA 2030 Board of Directors, for review and approval.

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Approval and Publication

The final plan is scheduled to be approved and published by December 31, 2020.

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Envision Coeur d’Alene Implementation

Following completion and approval of the Comprehensive Plan update, implementation begins January 2021.