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07 - Development ServicesDevelopment Services Development Services DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Development Services is dedicated to the shared vision of a well-planned Georgetown by working in partnership with the community, building on our heritage and providing service through a customer friendly process. The Development Services Division includes: (1) the Development Support Department encompassing Development Planning, Long Range Planning, and Division Administration/Facilitation; (2) the Development Process Team; and (3) the Inspection Services Department. DIVISION FINANCIAL SUMMARY: 98/99 Actual 99/00 99/00 Projected Budget Actual 00/01 01/02 Adopted Projected Base Development Support 381,316 423,938 405,124 514,585 Development Process Team 404,961 425,558 421,558 354,984 Inspection Services 484,938 498,748 475,604 504,707 514,585 354,984 499,607 TOTAL 1,271,215 1,348,244 1,302,286 1,374,276 1,369,176 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 119 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Employees - Full Time Equivalents 10 Inspection Services 24 Total Employees Total Budget $1,374,276 ielopment Support I uevrraxss team Personnel & Operations DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 120 ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 EvDS & MEANS Economic Development Policy End 1.00 Citizens of Georgetown experience a stable, self-sustaining economy with expanding job opportunities. Focus End 1.01 Existing undeveloped sites in Georgetown are put to beneficial use. Means (98-03) Support and assist in the development of the Rivery Tract and the entertainment district. (All Departments, Community Owned Utilities, Economic Development, Finance and Administration, Management Services, Parks and Recreation) Means (99-02) Provide support to the Main Street Program and other entities in identifying and classifying a Downtown Business District, to promote and enhance the unique character of the downtown Square. (Development Support, Development Process Team, Economic Development) Means (99-02) Working with the Economic Development Division, promote the Main Street Fagade Fund Renovation Program by completing four renovation projects. (All Departments, Community Owned Utilities, Economic Development) Focus End 1.07 The tourism industry in Georgetown is developed and promoted in a manner that compliments the City's unique character. Means (99-04) Aid in the Sponsorship of the Red Poppy Festival to help promote the unique character of Georgetown, especially its downtown historical district. (Development Support, All Divisions) Environmental & Resource Conservation Policy End 2.00 Georgetown's natural and physical resources are managed so citizens enjoy the benefits of economic and social development. Focus End 2.01 Sufficient, high quality water is available to meet the current and future needs of citizens and businesses in Georgetown. Priority is given to: 1) human consumption 2) businesses 3) recreation Means (99-05) Continue cooperative partnership with Chisolm Trail Utility District, including modifying service area boundaries and extending leases for Lake Georgetown property. (Development Support, Development Process Team, Community Owned Utilities, Parks and Recreation) Means (00-01) Assist in the development of a backflow prevention cross -connection program to protect the public water system from possible contaminants. (Inspection Services, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) Focus End 2.02 Wildlife is conserved. Means (99-04) Investigate the mitigation plan alternatives for the proposed listing of the Georgetown Salamander on the Endangered Species List. (Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 121 Growth and. Physical Development Policy End 3.00 Citizens, business owners and organizations enjoy the benefits of well-planned land usage in which conflicting needs are balanced. Means (98-04) Assist in location and design of City facilities identified in the citywide 10 -year plan to ensure that those facilities contribute to the health of the central business district, promote efficient and safe City operations, improve access by citizens and exemplify urban design standards. (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Community Services, Economic Development, Finance and Administration, Fire Services, Information Resources, Management Services) Means (99-03) Coordinate with the Bureau of the Census to insure a complete and accurate portrayal of Georgetown's population in the City's 2000 Census Program. (Development Support) Means (99-04) Solve common regional problems and concerns by continuing to build partnerships with area cities, other governmental entities and utility providers. (Development Process Team) Means (99-04) Assist Georgetown Independent School District in locating new school sites. (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Parks and Recreation) Means (99-05) Coordinate a Geographical Information System task force to improve the City's property addressing policies and procedures. (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Finance and Administration, Fire Services, Information Resources, Management Services, Police Services) Means (00-03) Analyze 2000 Census data as it becomes available. (Development Support, Management Services) Means (00-05) Through comprehensive efforts with Georgetown Independent School District and Community Owned Utilities, assist in utility and traffic flow issues related to the location of new school sites and provide other utility and conservation solutions as necessary. (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Parks and Recreation) Historic Preservation Policy End 5.00 Prehistoric and historic resources are preserved, protected and promoted for the benefit of the citizens of Georgetown. Means (98-01) Support private efforts to renovate the Shotgun House. (Inspection Services, Management Services) Means (99-04) Provide support and assistance to the Downtown Business District Design Committee for the creation of a downtown business district. (Development Support, Economic Development, Management Services) Housing Policy End 6.00 All citizens have access to safe and adequate housing opportunities. Means (98-04) Assist Community Services in reviewing, adopting and implementing a Housing Plan Element. (Development Support, Community Services, Management Services) DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 122 ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 Public Information and Education Policy End 7.00 City owned, sponsored or managed public information and education services enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Georgetown. Focus End 7.01 Public education and information services meet the diverse needs and requirements of citizens. Means (99-01) Participate in the City public information and awareness team. (Development Support, All Divisions) Means (00-05) Recruit volunteers through various service organizations and programs for City and community projects and services. (Development Process Team, Inspection Services, Community Services, Management Services, Parks & Recreation, Police Services) Means (00-05) Give notification to Councilmembers representing affected area, neighborhood associations representing affected area and the Georgetown Independent School District of filing of development applications with the City of Georgetown. (Development Process Team) Focus End 7.02 Public information is accessible to all citizens. Means (00-01) Increase the number of Town Hall meetings to provide for structured and public citizen input and feedback regarding municipal operations and issues. (All Departments, All Divisions) Public safety Policy End 8.00 Citizens of Georgetown feel safe and are well protected from crime and disorder, natural disasters and emergencies. Means (96-06) Assist Community Owned Utilities in the expansion of the "A Safe Place" Program to provide for the safety of youth by providing educational programs in area schools. (All Departments, Community Owned Utilities, Information Resources, Management Services, Parks and Recreation, Police Services) Means (99-01) Assist and support Community Services in developing implementation strategies for housing policies. (Development Support, Community Services) Means (99-01) Assist and support Community Services in identifying City -owned sites available for use in building affordable housing. (Development Support, Community Services, Management Services) Means (99-04) Investigate creation of a fire district within the downtown historic businesses to guide and enhance building codes and zoning. (All Departments, Fire Services, Management Services) Means (00-01) Assist in the update of the Emergency Operations Manual. (Development Support, All Divisions) DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 123 Focus End 8.01 The response times and service levels for emergency services are compatible in all parts of the City. Means (98-04) Assist in locating a future new site for Fire Station No. 1 as identified in the citywide 10 year plan, to ensure that this facility contributes to the safety of the central business district, provides for the efficient balance of fire protection to the citizens, and exemplifies urban design standards. (All Departments, Community Owned Utilities, Fire Services, Information Resources and Management Services Means (99-04) Assist Fire Services in conducting a comprehensive community analysis of the Insurance Services Office standards to determine community requirements for reduced insurance ratings. (Development Support, Inspection Services, Community Owned Utilities, Fire Services, Management Services) Recreation and Cultural Affairs Policy End 9.00 Parks, open space, recreation facilities and services, and social and cultural activities contribute to an enhanced quality of life for the citizens of Georgetown. Focus End 9.02 Georgetown has a City wide open space system. Priority has been given to: 1) the tributaries of the San Gabriel River (e.g. Smith Branch, Pecan Branch, Berry Creek) 2) preservation of key open space views 3) enhancement of park and recreational facilities 4) promotion of environmental conservation and/ or protection 5) providing the City with a "land bank" 6) providing buffering from more intensive uses Means (00-01) Work with Parks and Recreation, Management Services and Community Owned Utilities to establish criteria and identify possible park sites for future development. (Development Process Team and Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services, Parks and Recreation) Transportation Policy End 10.00 Citizens and commercial goods move safely and efficiently throughout all parts of the City. Means (97-02) Identify, jointly with Fire Services, Police Services and Community Owned Utilities, traffic flows and emergency vehicle access to reduce accidents and improve traffic movement. (Development Process Team, Community Owned Utilities, Fire Services, Police Services) Means (97-05) Work with Williamson County, Management Services and Community Owned Utilities on alignment of the following roadways: (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) • Inner Loop Road, west of Interstate Highway 35 • D.B. Wood Road • Booty's Road • Remaining segments of Inner Loop Road, east of Interstate Highway 35 • County Road 115 124 ANNUAL OPERATING SERVICES NG PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 1 1 Means (97-05) Work with Williamson County, Management Services, and Community Owned Utilities on construction of the following bridges: (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) • Below the dam at Lake Georgetown • Between State Highway 29 and Williams Drive (including bridge crossings to improve traffic flow west of Interstate Highway 35) • Spring Valley Road bridge • Inner Loop bridge, between State Highway 29 and F.M. 971 Means (98-04) Work with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to obtain funding for the extension of State Highway 130. (Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) Means (98-04) Work with the Texas Department of Transportation to construct the remaining frontage roads along Interstate Highway 35 in the Georgetown area. (Development Process Team, Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) Means (99-01) Incorporate sidewalk policy and bike lane section designs into the Subdivision Regulations. (Development Support, Management Services) Means (99-02) Assist Community Owned Utilities in the design and construction of the Rivery Bridge. (Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Finance and Administration, Management Services) Means (99-04) Cooperate and coordinate with Williamson County Unified Road System and Community Owned Utilities to provide an organized transportation roadway system. (Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Finance and Administration) Means (99-04) Work with the Texas Department of Transportation, Community Owned Utilities, and Management Services on the early coordination of the following projects: (Development Support, City Manager's Office, Community Owned Utilities) • Widen Austin Avenue, from 6th Street to Williams Drive, including the two bridges spanning the North and South San Gabriel River • Widen Williams Drive, from Cedar Breaks Road to Del Webb Boulevard • Realign F.M. 1460 to F.M. 2243 at Austin Avenue • Widen 0.75 miles on Leander Road, west of Georgetown Independent School District property • Widen Highway 971 east of Business 35 to F.M. 1105 • Install traffic signal at Austin Avenue and Morrow Street • Widen and reverse the direction of entrance/ exit ramps on Interstate Highway 35 • Install traffic signal at Inner Loop and State Highway 29 • Install traffic signal at Inner Loop Road and F.M. 1460 Means (00-01) Assist in the construction of the new/ remodeled Airport Terminal Building. (Development Process Team, Inspection Services, Community Owned Utilities, Community Services, Finance and Administration, Information Resources, Management Services) DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 125 Urban Design Policy End 11.00 Georgetown's citizens and businesses enjoy an attractive community with a unique sense of place and a positive, identifiable image, at a cost which is consistent with other City social and economic priorities. Focus End 11.08 The City is well maintained and citizens enjoy a high standard of community urban design. Means (98-03) Work with Legal Services, the Building Standards Commission and Community Owned Utilities for the enforcement of nuisance codes and ordinances and for the removal of sub -standard structures. (Inspection Services, Community Owned Utilities, Fire Services, Management Services) Means (99-01) Work with all divisions to implement the automation of code enforcement complaint tracking system, including web site access, to provide more aggressive identification and correction of violations. (Inspection Services, All Divisions) Means (99-03) Develop policies and programs which implement the Urban Design Plan, including property maintenance, Subdivision Regulations, and Zoning Ordinance update, including a sunset review of these ordinances. (Development Support, Development Process Team, Management Services) Utilities/Energy Policy End 12.00 City owned, sponsored or managed utilities provide safe, adequate and reliable services to all customers. Means (98-04) Assist in location, design and construction of a new Municipal Service Center, as identified in the citywide ten year plan, to promote efficient and safe city operations, improve access by citizens, and exemplify urban design standards. (All Departments, Community Owned Utilities, Finance and Administration, Information Resources, Management Services) Focus End 12.01 Customers of the City's electric utility have a range of choices with respect to rates, service levels and power supply options. Means (99-04) Work with Georgetown Independent School District (GISD), Verizon, Cox Communications, Information Resources, and Community Owned Utilities to develop a telecommunication infrastructure throughout the City with local franchisees and other governmental agencies. (Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Information Resources, Management Services) Focus End 12.02 City water and wastewater customers in all certified areas receive services, which exceed state and federal standards. Means (95-01) Assist Community Owned Utilities in the construction of the Pecan Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant facility. (Development Support, Community Owned Utilities, Finance and Administration, Information Resources, Management Services) Means (97-02) Assist Community Owned Utilities in the expansion of the wastewater collection system to provide wastewater service opportunities to residents in the Booty's Road and Cedar Breaks/ Williams Drive areas (including: Turtle Bend and Oakcrest Subdivisions). (Development Process Team, Community Owned Utilities, Management Services) DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 126 ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 Means (99-04) Work with Community Owned Utilities to implement and enforce the annual testing of the Cross -Connection Control Regulations for water quality through plumbing codes and ordinances. (Inspection Services, Community Owned Utilities) Focus End 12.03 The City's stormwater drainage system efficiently and effectively protects the health and safety of Georgetown's residents and minimizes the negative effects of standing water and urban runoff. Means (96-01) Assist Community Owned Utilities in reducing stormwater runoff impact on the San Gabriel River by constructing detention and retention ponds and filter beds, installing and replacing curbs and gutters in the Old Town area, and construction of drainage facilities. (Development Process Team, Community Owned Utilities) • Texas Department of Transportation Retaining Wall • San Gabriel Parks dam and retaining walls • 4th to 9th between Elm and Ash Streets Means (00-05) In cooperation with Community Owned Utilities, maintain an on-going Regional Stormwater Plan consistent with State and Federal guidelines. (Development Process Team, Inspection Services, Community Owned Utilities) Facilities and Services Policy End 13.00 The City provides for the safety of its citizens and supports the responsive delivery of coordinated services by the City and other public agencies. Focus End 13.02 The City has a high level of employee satisfaction and retention. Means (98-04) Continue ongoing recruitment efforts to ensure diversity in the applicant pool and compatibility with core values for every City position. (All Departments, All Divisions) Means (99-01) Assist in a citywide competitive fee analysis for all fees and present recommended changes to City Council. (All Departments, All Divisions) Means (99-03) Develop and implement individualized career development and citywide succession plans. (All Departments, All Divisions) For an explanation of the Ends & Means, seepages one and two in the City Summary section. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 127 WHAT WE Do: The Development Process Team is a multi -disciplinary, semi -autonomous department made up of varied staff functions and responsibilities necessary to address the full range of issues that are encountered in the development process. The development process ranges from the subdivision of a vacant piece of property, to the construction of a new home or business, to the expansion of an existing business. Customers are able to find the answers they need in one location and from staff that represent all the disciplines that may be involved. The department provides sound, reasonable, and professional guidance to the Mayor and City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, City Manager, other City Divisions, property owners, developers, community organizations and local citizens regarding the physical growth and development of the City of Georgetown and surrounding areas. Advice provided by the department is based on the application of the City Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations, Century Plan, other City codes, regulations and plans, State statutory and regulatory requirements, and sound planning principles. WHAT WE ACCOMPLISHED IN 1999/00: • Hosted meetings with other governmental agencies, Georgetown Independent School District and area utility providers. • Assisted retail, electric distribution customers through the development process to enhance the City's competitive position as a utility provider. • Participated in the creation and implementation of a policy and procedure for addressing properties. • Assisted in the location and design of the City facilities identified in the citywide 10 -year plan to ensure that those facilities contribute to the health of the central business district, promote efficient and safe City operations, improve access by citizens and exemplify urban design standards. • Enhanced the parkland dedication process by coordinating commercial and subdivision projects with Parks and Recreation. 128 • Assisted Georgetown Independent School District in locating new school sites and with the development process of those sites for a middle school and an elementary school. • Conducted, with the Main Street Program, a charette to focus attention on downtown planning and solicit community ideas for improvements. • Provided support and assistance to the Main Street Program in the study of a need for the downtown business district. WHAT WE PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH IN 2000/01: • Host regular meetings with other governmental agencies, Georgetown Independent School District and area utility providers to create good working relationships and improve the communications between entities. • Provide continuous refinement to the Development Process to insure delivery of the highest level of customer service by rebuilding and reorganizing the Development Process Team. • Enhance the City's competitive position to obtain and retain retail electric distribution customers, assisting them throughout all stages of the development process. • Participate in the implementation of a policy and procedure for addressing properties. • Assist in location and design of City facilities identified in the citywide 10 -year plan to ensure that those facilities contribute to the health of the central business district, promote efficient and safe city operations, improve access by citizens and exemplify urban design standards. • Assist Georgetown Independent School Districtin locating new school sites. • Support and assist the new Economic Development Division and Main Street Program with the Historic Preservation Commission in preparation for the Commission being supported by the Development Services Process Team. • Implement the Downtown Business District as a new zoning district. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 2000/01 ADOPTED BUDGET AND 2001/02 PROJECTED BUDGET: 01/02 ACTUAL ACTUAL BUDGETED PROJECTED PROPOSED PERFORMANCE MEASURES FY 97/98 FY 98/99 FY 00 FY 00 FY 00 01 7/0 7/0 # Employees 1) Final decisions consistent with 298,298 Personnel 103,397 97,310 93,310 Operations staff recommendation 79% 95% 98% 90% 95% 2) Applications approved Employees: full time / part time FTE's * Percent change of 00/01 Proposed from 99/00 Projected Actual ** Percent change of 01/02 Projected Base from 00/01 Proposed administratively 14% 15% 15% 15% 15% 3) Final decisions on variances and map amendments consistent with staff recommendation 78% 90% 90% 85% 90% 4) Single family lots platted 900 936 913 420 500 5) Non -single family lots platted 30 27 45 35 40 6) Detailed Development Plans 15 50 50 41 50 2000/01 ADOPTED BUDGET AND 2001/02 PROJECTED BUDGET: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 00/01 01/02 99/00 Projected Base 98/99 99/00 Projected 7/0 Actual Budget Actual 42,214 (-54.8%) 7.25/0 7/0 7/0 # Employees 300,438 298,298 298,298 Personnel 103,397 97,310 93,310 Operations 1,126 29,950 29,950 Capital 404,961 425,558 421,558 Employees: full time / part time FTE's * Percent change of 00/01 Proposed from 99/00 Projected Actual ** Percent change of 01/02 Projected Base from 00/01 Proposed DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 00/01 01/02 Adopted Projected Base (% Change*) (% Change**) 7/0 7/0 312,770 (4.90/.) 312,770 (0.0%) 42,214 (-54.8%) 42,214 (0.0%) 0 (-100.0%) 0 (N/A) 354,984 (-15.801.) 354,984 (0.0%) 129 WHAT WE Do: Development Support includes the Division's Administrative Staff which encompasses the Division Chief/Team Facilitator, the Division's Administrative Assistant, the Chief Development Planner, Chief Long Range Planner and Long Range Planner, along with the Development Account Specialist and the Division Receptionist. The Department is responsible for providing technical planning support to the Development Process Team to enable them to focus on development process review and approval. The Department promotes the long-term health and prosperity of the community through the preparation and recommendation for adoption of plans and ordinances designed to guide future growth and development of the City and surrounding region. In addition, the Department supports and facilitates the Development Process Team, by ensuring all necessary linkages exist between the Development Process Team, which functions as a semi -autonomous work team, and the traditional organizational structure. For example, the Development Support Department provides technical/administrative support for budget development, performance evaluation, employee training and development, and ordinance revision. The Development Support Staff serve as "enablers" who increase the Team's ability to function smoothly by minimizing administrative distractions from the responsibilities of serving customers in the development process. WHAT WE ACCOMPLISHED IN 1999/00: • Worked with Community Owned Utilities to develop a transportation improvement strategy for the community through preparation of a detailed improvement plan for individual road segments, including an analysis of existing and future traffic levels, identification of long term improvements and cost estimates. 130 • Addressed the implications of recent changes in the State's annexation statutes. • Prepared a revised ordinance covering manufactured housing. • Assisted Community Services in the completion of the Housing Plan Element of the Century Plan. • Assisted the Development Process Team in the transition and acclimation of new staff members to the team due to turnover. • Assisted with the City's 2000 Census effort in coordination with the Bureau of the Census by completing boundary and annexation surveys to report the current incorporated area of Georgetown. • Developed policies and programs that implement the Urban Design Plan, including Subdivision Regulations and Zoning Ordinance update. • Worked with Williamson County and Texas Department of Transportation on planning and construction of strategic roadway projects. WHAT WE PLAN To ACCOMPLISH IN 2000/01: • Analyze and distribute the 2000 Census results received from the Census Bureau. • Conduct sunset review of the urban design revisions to the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations and propose modifications as necessary. • Assist the Development Process Team in the transition and acclimation of new staff members to the team due to turnover. • Work with Williamson County and Texas Department of Transportation on planning and construction of strategic roadway projects. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 2000/01 ADOPTED BUDGET AND 2001/02 PROJECTED BUDGET: 99/00 00/01 01/02 98/99 99/00 Projected Adopted Projected Base - Actual Budget Actual (% Change*) (% Change**) 6/0.5 7/0 7/0 # Employees 7/0 7/0 269,691 320,090 302,076 Personnel 353,515 (17.o%) 353,515 (0.0%) 107,625 103,848 103,048 Operations 161,070 (56.3%) 161,070 (0.0%) 4,000 0 0 Capital 0 (N/A) 0 (N/A) 381,316 423,938 405,124 514,585 (27.0%) 514,585 (0.0%) Employees: full time / part time FTE's * Percent change of 00/01 Proposed from 99/00 Projected Actual ** Percent change of 01/02 Projected Base from 00/01 Proposed DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 131 WHAT WE DO: Inspection Services provides building construction inspection, utility infrastructure inspection, and code enforcement. This department ensures direct coordination and linkage between plan review, permits and on-site inspection. Inspection Services ensures that the construction phase of the development process meets the expectations of the City's customers and provides for administration and enforcement of applicable City codes and ordinances. Specific Department responsibilities include: • Issue permits for any building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical (HVAC) work occurring within the City limits. • Issue permits for City water, sewer and/or electrical system connections in the extra territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). • Provide field inspections for all utility infrastructure construction resulting from private development. • Provide field inspections for all construction activity occurring within the City or connecting to City utilities. • Review all residential building construction plans within the community. • Issue electrical licenses. • Enforcement of the City's construction codes, Zoning Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, Unsafe and Dangerous Buildings Ordinance, Floodplain Management Ordinance, and Housing Code. • Coordinate with Police Services, Fire Services and Development Process Team for property addressing throughout the City. • Provide support to the City's Building Standards Commission. WHAT WE ACCOMPLISHED IN 1999/00: • Continued implementation of the Energy Code and Rebate Program for energy conservation in construction, in coordination with Community Owned Utilities. • Assisted with the Code Enforcement Task Force, which revised the code enforcement process and created and implemented a one-stop calling point in order to provide a more aggressive means of identification and correction of violations. 132 • Assisted with the 911 Addressing Team to create and implement a new addressing policy for Georgetown and its extra -territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). • Updated the Georgetown Electrical Ordinance with various electrical licensing requirements and updated the use of the National Electrical Code from the 1993 Edition to the 1999 Edition, through local ordinance adoption. • Coordinated with Community Owned Utilities for the implementation of the Backflow Prevention Program for the protection of the City's water supply through building construction methods. • Initiated the review for updating of the residential and commercial building codes from the 1994 Standard Building Code to the 2000 International Building Code and the Residential One -Two Family Dwelling Code. • Initiated the removal of the Shoney's motel project by the direction of the Building Standards Commission with assistance of Community Owned Utilities. WHAT WE PLANT TO ACCOMPLISH IN 2000/01: • Continue review and updating of the residential and commercial building codes from the 1994 Standard Building Code to the 2000 International Building Code and the Residential One -Two Family Dwelling Code before the Building Standards Commission and the citizens. • Continue implementation of the enhanced code enforcement process with all internal divisions and external customers to provide a one-stop calling point in order to eliminate nuisance code violations. • Continue implementation of the new 911 Addressing policy with the Development Process Team, Williamson County, Fire Services and Police Services. • Continue working with Community Owned Utilities for the full citywide implementation of the Backflow Prevention process, for the protection of the public water supply. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 6) Code enforcement: ACTUAL ACTUAL BUDGETED PROJECTED PROPOSED PERFORMANCE MEASURES FY 97/98 FY 98/99 FY 00 FY 00 FY 00/01 1) Percentage of residential plans 90% 90% 95% c) Dangerous structures 94,887 (12.3%) 89,787 (-5.4%) reviewed and permits issued 504,707 (6.1%) 499,607 (-1.0%) removed * Percent change of 00/01 Proposed from 99/00 Projected Actual within 10 working days 85% 90% 97% 93% 97% 2) Percentage of commercial by property owner 10 14 10 16 10 plans reviewed and permits issued within 30 working days 80% 85% 90% 87% 90% 3) Percentage of inspections performed within a 2 working day period 70% 90% 96% 85% 90% 4) Residential permits issued 950 825 750 750 750 Construction cost $106,236,981 $91,164,918 $87,000,000 $90,000,000 $91,000,000 5) Commercial permits issued 30 30 35 35 30 Construction cost $39,000,000 $51,000,000 $42,000,000 $42,000,000 47,000,000 6) Code enforcement: 99/00 00/01 01/02 98/99 99/00 Projected a) Code violations investigated 1300 965 2000 2000 2400 b) Percentage of compliance 85% 90% 90% 90% 95% c) Dangerous structures 94,887 (12.3%) 89,787 (-5.4%) 484,938 498,748 475,604 504,707 (6.1%) 499,607 (-1.0%) removed * Percent change of 00/01 Proposed from 99/00 Projected Actual by City 5 3 5 4 7 by property owner 10 14 10 16 10 2000/01 ADOPTED BUDGET AND 2001/02 PROJECTED BUDGET: 99/00 00/01 01/02 98/99 99/00 Projected Adopted Projected Base Actual Budget Actual (% Change*) (% Change**) 9/1 9/1 9/1 # Employees 9/1 9/1 381,764 413,971 391,102 Personnel 409,820 (4.8%) 409,820 (0.0%) 103,174 84,777 84,502 Operations 94,887 (12.3%) 89,787 (-5.4%) 484,938 498,748 475,604 504,707 (6.1%) 499,607 (-1.0%) Employees: full time / part time FTE's * Percent change of 00/01 Proposed from 99/00 Projected Actual ** Percent change of 01/02 Projected Base from 00/01 Proposed DEVELOPMENT SERVICES ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN ELEMENT 2000/01 133 This page intentionally left blank. 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