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File #: 21-0713    Version: 1
Type: report Status: Filed
File created: 7/12/2021 In control: Finance Committee
Agenda date: 7/21/2021 Final action: 7/21/2021
Title: Community Planning & Development Department Services and Associated Funding Briefing
Community Planning & Development Department Services and Associated Funding Briefing

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Briefing only. No action requested.

Whether to receive a briefing regarding Community Planning & Development (CP&D) services and associated funding.

Staff Contact:
Leonard Bauer, CP&D Director, 360.753.8206

Leonard Bauer, CP&D Director
Suki Bell, Program & Planning Supervisor, CP&D
Jana Brown, Accounting Manager, Finance Department

Background and Analysis:
Each year various City departments provide presentations to the Finance Committee highlighting departmental services and the supporting funding.

The CP&D consists of six programs: Administration, Customer Service Center, Development Permit Services, Parking Services, Planning & Engineering and Strategic Projects. These programs serve the community to ensure smart growth, safe development, protected environments, strong economy and vibrant neighborhoods.

The CP&D provides a wide variety of services to the community, including long-range planning, land use and environmental review of development proposals, construction permitting and inspection, code enforcement, parking services, historic preservation, urban forestry, neighborhood programs, City Hall customer service and Citywide mail services. In addition, CP&D Administration supports the Housing and Economic Development programs in the City Manager's Office. All of CP&D's services require significant collaboration with other City departments and programs. Funding for CP&D services comes from two special accounts, known as the Development Services Fund and Parking Fund, as well as the General Fund and numerous Interfund Transfers.

Staff will present an overview of CP&D services, staffing, and associated funding.

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):
The CP&D programs are of strong interest to the entire community a...

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