Community Development Administration

Provide leadership, policy direction, and support to the Community Development divisions in order to assist them in achieving goals and objectives.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Manage, administer, and support the Building and Safety, Admin, Housing & Human Services, and Planning divisions of the Community Development Department.


Assist City Administration with policy formulation and implementation of City Council direction.


Provide illustration and computerized graphic support to the divisions of the Community Development Department and other City departments upon request.


Prepare mid-year budget reviews.


Develop Fiscal Year budgets, including new fee schedules and revenue projections.


Coordinate activities and work with community business leaders to strengthen commercial corridors and assist businesses with recovery.


Complete special studies, as directed by City Council, that support Santa Barbara’s unique character by balancing the needs of residents, businesses, and the Santa Barbara community at large in order to create a vibrant City.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

Coordinate the annual budget preparation process for the department and ensure all budget submittal items are completed by the required deadlines.


Submit a mid-year and year-end Department Performance Plan report to City Administration by due date.


Execute annual records destruction requirements in coordination with the City Clerk's Office.


State Street Master Plan: Contract with a consultant to begin the State Street Master Plan by August 2022.


State Street Master Plan: Hold six or more community outreach events for members of the public to engage in the State Street Master Plan process and six or more public meetings by April 1, 2023.


State Street Master Plan: Complete a draft of the Urban Design Framework Plan for the State Street Master Plan, and present it to the State Street Advisory Committee and City Council for preliminary review by June 30, 2023.


State Street Master Plan: Identify the location of the State Street closure in coordination with the State Street Advisory Committee. Prepare a draft update to the Circulation Element of the General Plan based on the closure location for

Planning Commission review by June 30, 2023.


Economic Development: Assist the Downtown Organization and Coast Village Association to create community benefit improvement districts.


Economic Development: Implement plans to improve vibrancy downtown and engage with stakeholders in economic

recovery and revitalization efforts.


Economic Development: Coordinate with business organizations on economic development and business support.

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

OTHER PROGRAM MEASURES