Action Item Sorter

Priority Timing Staffing? Capital? Management? Planning? Regulatory? Ripe?
1.1.1.1 Concentrate growth Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030) Yes Yes Yes Yes No
1.1.2.1 Review zoning in light of plan goals and buildout potential Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
1.1.2.5 Planning staff Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.1.3.2 Improve design review process Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) No No No No Yes No
1.2.1.1 Key Centers Plan Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.2.1.2 Zoning to support Key Centers Plan Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.2.2.1 Redevelop Kelley's Corner Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
1.2.2.2 Concentrate town investments in Kelley's Corner Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
1.2.2.4 Kelley's Corner Association Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.3.2.1 Implement OSRP (Open Space portion) Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes No
1.3.2.2 Zoning to protect open space Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.3.2.3 Funding of open space protection Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.1.1.1 Monitor groundwater quantity and quality Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.1.3.1 Stormwater planning to support 2020 plan Highest Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
2.2.2.1 Transfer Station waste reduction Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.3.1.1 Renewable energy at transfer station Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes Yes
2.3.4.1 Encourage the growth of local businesses that can provide local shopping opportunities and employment. Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
2.3.6.4 Joint community and town effort to use less fossil fuels Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030) Yes
2.4.3.1 Protect existing agricultural land Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
3.1.1.2 Construct more sidewalks Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
3.2.1.1 Expand MinuteVan Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
4.1.1.1 Design and Build a community/senior center Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
4.2.2.2 New conservation lands with new development Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030)
5.1.1.1 Housing for seniors Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
5.1.1.2 Provide more transportation service for seniors. Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
5.2.1.1 Housing Plan Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
6.2.2.1 Updating educational standards and practices Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
6.4.1.1 Technology for delivering services Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
6.4.1.2 Form a technology committee Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
6.5.1.1 Explore efficiencies for public safety Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
7.1.1.1 Enhance commercial tax base Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) No
7.1.1.2 Encourage empty nesters to stay in Acton Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
7.1.1.5 Planning for long term obligations Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) No
7.1.2.1 Explore regionalization opportunities Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
7.2.1.1 Employment-oriented development Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030)
7.3.1.2 Streamline business permitting Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) No
7.4.1 Incentives to keep post-school-age households in town Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
5.3.2.3 Document the changing needs of a multicultural population Other Action Steps Short-Term (complete by 2015) No
1.1.2.3 Regional cooperation on development issues 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
1.1.3.1 Extend design guidelines 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) No No No Yes No
1.2.1.3 Town's financial participation in key center development 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes Yes
1.2.1.4 Village-specific sidewalk guidelines 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.2.3.1 West Acton ‒ Plan some growth 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
1.2.3.2 Concentrate investments in West Acton 2nd Highest Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
1.3.2.4 Other tools for protecting open space 2nd Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030) Yes
1.4.1.1 Identify historic features 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
1.5.1.2 Town gateways 2nd Highest Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
2.1.2.1 West Acton Village sewers 2nd Highest Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
2.1.2.2 Advanced package wastewater treatment 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.1.3.2 Limit impervious surfaces 2nd Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030) Yes

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