Thank you to everyone who participated in our public engagement efforts. We are now in the final steps of the Town Center North Overlay Public Engagement Project. Below you can read about the four strategies our consultant from Calvin, Giordano & Associates created based on the public feedback received throughout the last year of outreach.
Town Center North Overlay Strategy Options Scorecard
At the end of the Town Center North Overlay Public Engagement Project, the City must decide what it wants to achieve (policy goals) with regards to the future of the TCNO and how to achieve it (regulatory implementation). Weighing the public input and the elements of the vision, the project team has compiled four (4) policy and regulatory strategies and provided a neutral basis for evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Scoring Factors: Get to Know the Scorecard
This scorecard is designed to facilitate a side-by-side review and evaluation of several potential courses of regulatory action available to the City of Sunny Isles Beach, with the factors involved in each potential decision concisely and objectively presented. These strategies are broad concepts, not designed to encapsulate every detail of the processes needed to achieve a strategy. To allow for an “apples to apples” comparison, four criteria, important to residents, business owners, landowners, developers, staff, and the City, were scored on a simple scale of 1 to 5.
Strategy Options Scored
Each strategy option has been scored using the four criteria referenced above.
Additional Resources and Information
- History of the Town Center North Overlay
- Map of Town Center North and Town Center South Boundary Lines
- Comprehensive Plan
- Town Center North Overlay Digital Workshop
- Re-envisioning the Town Center North Overlay Executive Summary
- Watch Virtual City Commission Workshop: Town Center North District Update – June 4, 2020
- Town Center North Overlay Final Report
Silvia Vargas ~ Calvin, Giordano & Associates
Silvia Vargas is a professional planner with more than 26 years of experience throughout the U.S. and abroad. After starting as a public sector planner in the Florida Keys, Silvia’s subsequent private practice spans planning projects at every scale, in urban, suburban and rural contexts. She has directed some 24 region-wide, county and municipal comprehensive plans, many of which have received national or state awards for planning excellence from the American Planning Association and other professional organizations. Silvia has also led numerous community visioning and strategic planning processes, parks and open space plans, regulatory codes and design standards, university campus master plans, community revitalization processes, and placemaking initiatives. Silvia is a skilled Project Manager and an imaginative facilitator who specializes in designing creative public engagement processes. Her background and experience give her great competence and sensitivity toward the challenges of collaborating with diverse stakeholders in the planning process.