Below is a list of the draft chapters for the Mendota 2014 Comprehensive Plan. Please click on the chapter titles to download the most current PDF version of that draft chapter.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Discusses the role of the plan, Thrive MSP 2040 requirements and provides an outline of the plan for reference.
Chapter 2: Public Engagement
This chapter outlines the planning process, public participation methods and a summary of all feedback.
Chapter 3: Population and Growth Profile
This chapter focuses on describing recent and forecasted changes to the community including population trends, population projections and other growth indicators.
Chapter 4: Land Use and Development
Covers growth forecast, community designation, existing land use, and future land use.
Chapter 5: Downtown Development Strategy
This chapter provides review and a plan for continued reinvestment in Downtown Mendota.
Chapter 6: Parks and Trails
Summarizes the City’s parks and trail systems.
Chapter 7: Economic Competitiveness
Provides community context regarding key industries/centers of employment, redevelopment, education and workforce, business development, as well as economic information, monitoring and strategic initiatives.
Chapter 8: Water Resources
Details the existing conditions and future needs for the City’s wastewater, water supply and surface water systems.
Chapter 9: Resilience
Describes the City’s capacity to respond, adapt and thrive under changing conditions and covers the areas infrastructure & environment, energy infrastructure & environment, healthy communities, and economy & society.
Chapter 10: Transportation
Addresses the topics of transportation analysis zones, roadways, transit, bicycling and walking, aviation, and freight.
Chapter 11: Housing
Describes current housing conditions and projected housing needs.
Chapter 12: MNRRA
This chapter provides an overview of the Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area and related policies for growth and development.
Chapter 13: Implementation
Identifies the common tools and procedures by which the plan will be implemented and provides steps for successful implementation of the plan.
Appendix A: Survey Results
Appendix A contains the results of the community-wide survey.