Council to vote on revised 2030 comp planWoodbury planning officials are probably hoping the second time is charm when it comes to approving the city’s 2030 comprehensive growth plan.
By: Hank Long, Woodbury Bulletin
Woodbury planning officials are probably hoping the second time is charm when it comes to approving the city’s 2030 comprehensive growth plan.
On Wednesday, May 13, the Woodbury City Council will hold one final public hearing on a revised version of the city’s growth plan and will then likely vote to approve the plan, which will then be submitted to the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council.
The council actually voted to approve the comp plan last June, but was asked late last year by the Met Council to revise the comp plan to include more definitive information on its plans for the 580-acre Northeast Business Park. The Met Council then granted the city an extension to make revisions to the plan by May 29.
Since then, the city has completed an environmental analysis on the Northeast Business Park and has held a series of public meetings on the revisions to the comp plan.
The Woodbury Planning Commission voted May 4 to recommend approval of the revised comp plan.
The city has been working on the residential portion of its comprehensive growth plan update since 2007. The city focused on updated the commercial portion of its comp plan in much of 2006.
The Met Council requires each city and county in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area to update their respective comprehensive growth plans every 10 years. The comp plan serves as a city or county’s growth for the next 20 years.