Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0892    Version: Name: CM - Strategic Vision Plan 2030
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/1/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/16/2022 Final action: 8/16/2022
Title: Recommendation to receive and file a presentation on the City of Long Beach Proposed Strategic Vision 2030 (Proposed Vision); and, provide direction to the City Manager on the Proposed Vision and/or adopt Proposed Vision. (Citywide)
Sponsors: City Manager
Attachments: 1. 080222-R-28sr&att, 2. 081622-R-20, 3. 081622-R-20-PowerPoint
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Recommendation to receive and file a presentation on the City of Long Beach Proposed Strategic Vision 2030 (Proposed Vision); and, provide direction to the City Manager on the Proposed Vision and/or adopt Proposed Vision. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
In early 2019, the Mayor and the City Council requested that a Strategic Plan for 2030 be developed. The focus of the Plan was to engage the community to identify actions that will address the challenges we will face decades from now, including climate change, housing affordability, education, jobs, infrastructure, transportation, and other key focus areas. After an assessment and identification of over 30 existing strategic plans and initiatives, the approach of the Plan evolved to design a Strategic Vision (Vision) that would encompass all plans.

In fall of 2019, an internal Strategic Vision Planning Committee was established to lead the development of the Long Beach Strategic Vision, and in early 2020, ARUP was contracted as the consultant to support the research and development of this Vision. In March 2020, the Vision document development process was placed on hold in light of the COVID-19 pandemic response and re-engaged in February 2021.

On May 11, 2021, a City Council study session was held to provide an update on the progress of the Vision including a high-level overview of project goals and themes, a review of the milestones achieved, a high-level synthesis of community and recent feedback, and upcoming engagement and future activities.

The Long Beach Strategic Vision 2030 has been developed utilizing community feedback and insights from the planning processes of more than 30 strategic plans across the City that were completed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic; this included more than 20,000 community member voices on topics including climate change, housing, public safety and violence prevention, education, infrastructure, transportation and much more. With an understanding that priorities may have shif...

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