In adopting the Community Sustainability Element as part of its Comprehensive Plan, the City of Edmonds intended to provide a positive conceptual framework for coordinating and assessing the community's progress toward sustainability. For that to happen, there must be a tie between long-range comprehensive planning, mid-range strategic planning, and short-term implementation decisions embodied in budgeting and operations.
In particular, the Community Sustainability Element identifies a number of key principles to apply:
Clearly, strategic planning plays a critical role in identifying priorities and linking short-term and long-term decision-making. This portion of the City's website is devoted to strategic planning: the process, the goals and priorities, and their implementation.
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The City of Edmonds is updating its Comprehensive Plan in 2015. Find out more here...
Click here for information on the Neighborhood Plans for Westgate and Five Corners.