Action Item Sorter

Priority Timing Staffing? Capital? Management? Planning? Regulatory? Ripe?
2.1.4.1 Water education 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.1.4.2 Continue and expand on Acton Water District water conservation encouragement programs. 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.2.2.2 Private trash haulers - waste reduction 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.2.5 Composting 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.3.1 Unwanted electronics (e-waste) 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.3.2 Local hazardous waste days 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.3.2.1 Advice on energy reductions 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.3.3.1 Sustainability coordinator 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.3.3.3 Energy retrofits on public buildings 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.3.4.2 Organize web-based car pooling and ride sharing. 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
2.3.5.2 Promote energy-efficiency upgrade programs 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.3.6.2 Expand GAB role 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
2.4.2.5 Tree-clearing bylaw 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.4.3.2 Support new farming 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.4.3.4 Zoning to encourage agriculture 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
3.1.2.1 Planning for bicycle improvements 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
3.1.2.6 Multi-use path planning 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) No Yes
3.1.3.1 Pedestrian and bike maps 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
3.2.1.6 Consider ways to increase the amount of parking at the train station 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
4.1.2.1 Explore ideas for accomodating preschool children 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
4.1.3.1 One-stop reservations and calendar 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
4.2.1.1 Implement OSRP (Recreation portion) 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
4.2.1.4 Encourage contributions toward construction of playgrounds and/or parks in new developments. 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
4.2.3.2 Explore methods to maximize the use of existing playing fields and create new playing fields. 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
5.1.1.3 Inter-generational programs 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
5.1.1.4 Outreach to new seniors, especially across languages 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
5.1.2.3 Teen activities accessible without cars 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
5.1.2.5 Teens involved in town governance 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
5.2.1.2 Incentives for well-located affordable housing 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
5.2.1.4 Allow more dividing of existing lots for economical housing 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
5.3.1.1 Town space for cultural activities 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) No
5.4.1 Universal Design / Town facilities 2nd Highest Long-Term (complete by 2030)
6.1.1.1 Preserve and acquire open space 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
6.2.1.2 Support existing efforts to explore regionalization opportunities in the K-6 grades. 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
6.2.2.3 Enhance community education programs 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
6.3.1.1 Preventive maintenance of buildings and grounds 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
6.3.1.2 Evaluate underused buildings 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015)
6.3.1.3 Implement the Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
7.1.1.3 Fiscal balance between town and schools 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
7.1.1.4 Long-range capital plan 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes Yes
7.1.1.8 Consider utilizing public-private partnerships 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
7.1.3.1 Ensure Zoning takes in to account the impact of new development. 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
7.2.1.2 Actively recruit a small-scale movie theater to locate in Acton. 2nd Highest Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
7.2.1.3 New restaurants 2nd Highest New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030)
7.2.1.4 Balance regulatory burden between public benefits and business needs 2nd Highest Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes Yes Yes
7.3.1.1 Simplify sign bylaw 2nd Highest Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.1.2.2 New development bylaws Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
1.1.2.4 Legislation to increase local control over development Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
1.1.2.6 Index of developable parcels Short-Term (complete by 2015)
1.2.1.5 Encourage developer contributions of public space to town centers Medium-Term (complete by 2020)

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