Growth management is a critical component to current and long-range planning in communities. With additional residential and commercial development comes the need for extensions or expansions of utility and roadway infrastructure as well as more demand on existing City services such as police, fire, emergency medical services, waste collection and general administrative services. Growth that is coordinated amongst different City departments, utility providers, transportation providers, and developers is essential for long-term prosperity.
The goals in this section are focused on creating flexible development patterns, being proactive about infrastructure development, and providing efficient public safety services all in a fiscally responsible manner. In total there are 14 total strategies related to managed growth, seven of which are considered high priority for implementation.