Sequim City Council took the first step toward a new downtown look Monday night.
Members unanimously approved that city staff advertise for proposals or submissions from consultants
on a new downtown plan.
The project had been budgeted at $15,000, but councilors increased the limit to $75,000 if needed.
The project is set to start July 19 with a completion date of Jan. 31, 2011, following this timetable:
_ Research/investigate other successful plans
_ Define geographic scope
_ Council approval of geographic scope/update
_ Develop study area map/graphics
_ Review existing city drafts from 2002 and 2008
_ Establish plan framework, policies, standards and recommendations
_ Community outreach through open houses and workshops
_ Planning Commission review sessions
_ Council review sessions
_ Community organization presentations
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