Objectives tagged with "Federal Agencies"

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 1

Stabilize and strengthen existing neighborhoods through placemaking improvements.

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Objective 1.2

Develop housing and employment in mixed-use transit-oriented neighborhoods near job centers, schools and other services.

Sub-Objectives

Objective 1.3

Initiate redevelopment activities along transit corridors that enhance ridership, promote livability, and develop community character.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.2

Provide technical assistance to local jurisdictions, such as model zoning overlays, for transit-oriented development.

Lead Organization: Federal Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV)

Time Frame: Short Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 2

Encourage an adequate supply of housing with a range of price, density, ownership, size and building types.

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Objective 2.1

Maintain an adequate supply of land with flexible zoning designations to meet the anticipated housing demand.

Sub-Objectives
2.1.4

Support rural communities and small towns to ensure long-term economic sustainability.

Lead Organization: Federal Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 2.3

Consider the needs of residents with low mobility and/or disabilities

Sub-Objectives
2.3.1

Research and analyze the needs of people with limited mobility, including identifying where they currently live, what types of housing products and community features they need, and ideal locations for improvements in order to increase self-sufficiency and integration with the community.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA) ; Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Paratransit and Specialized Services
    -Paratransit identified themselves as taking a lead role in the research and analysis of the needs of people with limited mobility.
    -The Mobility Training Center (MTC) includes programs like Seniors on the Go (SOTG) and disabled advocacy groups, the RTC will work with these groups to develop training programs for fixed route usage.
    -A "practice" house located in the MTC is used to work with the visually impaired on life skills.
    -A CCSD program has been developed to train teachers that work with special needs kids.
    -The RTC would be involved with the internal layout of the development of the live-work center for the Opportunity Village Community Living Centers, where anyone can live.
    -Fixed route planning has already been contacted about bus stop locations around the development project.

Objective 2.4

Develop low-income and workforce housing in neighborhoods across the region.

Sub-Objectives
2.4.5

Identify funding sources to support affordable housing to reach Energy Efficient and NetZero standards, and generate surplus.

Lead Organization: Non Profit and Community Organizations
Supporting Organizations: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) ; Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Federal Agencies ; Education and Research Partners
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
2.4.6

Pursue grants and other sources of funding such as HOME Investment Partnership funds to rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership, including performing energy upgrades on homes to meet local codes and home energy rating improvements.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    City of Henderson received Low-Income Housing Trust funds and Welfare Set-Aside funds from the NV Housing Div to provide affordable housing units (2017); City of Henderson using HUD HOME Investment Partnerships Program and Community Housing Development Organization. and HOME State funds to provide loan to Habitat For Humanity to build affordable housing units (2017); HOME Investment Partnership funds used to fund affordable properties throughout Southern Nevada; Nevada HAND utilized HOME, CDGB, and LIHTC for Boulder Pines affordable development

Objective 2.5

Educate and inform the population regarding housing choice, needs and rights

Sub-Objectives
2.5.2

Coordinate support services to interested homebuyers and first-time homeowners to prepare residents to establish credit, become financially stable, purchase homes, help ensure timely mortgage payments, maintenance of structure, and fulfillment of loan requirements.

Lead Organization: Non Profit and Community Organizations
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Community Services of Nevada offers homebuyers assistance and counseling; Home is Possible offers first-time homebuyers with financial assistance and requires homebuying education; HUD provides list of approved housing counseling agencies (including Nevada Partners, Community Services of Nevada, Financial Guidance Center, etc.)

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 3

Support access to healthcare, healthy food, parks and community services.

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Objective 3.3

Prioritize access to parks, trails, open space, recreational facilities, and opportunities for physical exercise.

Sub-Objectives
3.3.6

Provide superior access to the valley's natural environment (Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, Craig Ranch, and other parks) that includes welcome centers accessible to all Southern Nevadans.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 4

Improve neighborhood safety and protect residents from the harmful effects of pollution and hazardous materials.

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Objective 4.1

Increase safety of neighborhoods, parks and open spaces.

Sub-Objectives
4.1.3

Pursue the creation of community development organizations and community development efforts to ensure there are nonprofit organizations based in local neighborhoods working to build safety, community pride, and reinvestment projects.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 4.2

Develop policies to promote environmental health of housing.

Sub-Objectives
4.2.2

Encourage new development to incorporate project design features and guidance for building orientation to create areas for community interaction, maximize solar access, provide passive solar heating during cool seasons, and minimize heat gains during hot periods.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
4.2.3

Partner with Nevada Healthy Homes Partnership, EnergyFit Nevada, UNLV, state/county agencies, and EPA to provide education and technical assistance to improve health and comfort, especially to reduce mold and lead hazards and increase air quality standards in residential, office and commercial land uses.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 5

Promote resource-efficient land use and development practices.

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Objective 5.2

Minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources to reduce emissions and improve air quality to meet or exceed national ambient air quality standards and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Sub-Objectives
5.2.4

Promote natural spaces, particularly native trees, which are proven to counter poor air quality by absorbing greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and other pollutants.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term
5.2.5

Support transit and land-use improvements and amenities that make walking and biking short distances viable, to further reduce carbon emissions.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 5.5

Promote energy efficiency to reduce regional and local energy demand.

Sub-Objectives
5.5.3

Establish a regional Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program to assist commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners' access to affordable, long-term financing for smart energy upgrades to their buildings.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.5.6

Expand incentive programs to include retrofits for existing commercial and residential structures for both energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.5.7

Develop shared renewable energy and energy-efficient models for higher density neighborhoods and public spaces, such as solar charging stations and NetZero cooling stations.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 5.6

Increase supply of regionally generated solar energy.

Sub-Objectives
5.6.5

Incentivize utility-scale renewable energy projects

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Governor's Office of Energy incentives large-scale solar through its Renewable Energy Tax Abatement Program; Three large-scale projects received tax abatements in Clark County
5.6.6

Incentivize solar thermal on existing residential buildings measured by existing goals established by Southwest Gas for solar thermal installations.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Federal Agencies
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term
5.6.7

Promote the adoption of legislation to allow small distributed generation sale of power and point-of-sale regulations to allow homeowners the ability to sell power back to their respective service company.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 5.7

Develop guidelines for the preservation of view corridors, and protection and restoration of natural resources.

Sub-Objectives
5.7.1

Coordinate conservation and development of natural resources by establishing a regional entity that represents the views of the federal, state, and local agencies involved in these efforts, including private and non-profit agencies.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.7.2

Maintain the publicly available database to showcase the Region's network of park, trails and open space amenities.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Southern Nevada Health District hosts a parks/trail finder tool under the Neon to Nature banner (interactive online map and app); Clark County shares map of parks, trails, open spaces in county; Cities of Henderson, Las Vegas, and North Las Vegas also publish maps of their parks and trails
5.7.3

Implement the SNRPC Regional Open Space Plan to conserve areas for their value as open spaces and acquire public recreation access to public lands.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (NPS RTCA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.7.4

Incorporate xeriscaping and native/ adaptive landscaping from the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC) plant list into public agency design standards for trails, roadways, and other public rights-of-way.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    The RTC's Complete Streets Policy references xeriscaping and native/adaptive landscaping from the SNRPC plant list.
5.7.5

Create incentives to encourage use of native plant materials in meeting the landscape code through outreach programs for developers, designers, engineers and contractors.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 1

Develop a modern transit system that is integrated with vibrant neighborhood and employment centers, better connecting people to their destinations.

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Objective 1.1

Work with the Regional Transportation Commission and other partners to develop a comprehensive transit master plan, which focuses on enhanced services that supplement existing routes.

Sub-Objectives
1.1.1

Pursue light rail and improved transit options in low and moderate income areas, including improvements to make walking and biking pleasant, safe and viable transportation options.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Long Term
4 Notes on this sub-objective
  • FAST
    -FAST will take a support role in the implementation of this objective.
    -Partnerships are in development with ride share companies (Uber and Lyft) to close the "one mile gap" to/from public transit.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    MPO-Planning along with MPO-Engineering will take a lead role for the implementation of this objective.
  • General Management and Finance
    This topic is currently being discussed.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC's "On Board" study underway - will identify potential high capacity transit corridors; RTC exploring light rail along Maryland Parkway corridor; Bicycle and pedestrian improvements are a major component to light rail/TOD infrastructure; SNS prioritizing eTOD to ensure displacement of low- and middle-income residents is minimal; Safety is key component in the RTC's updated Regional Transportation Plan; RTC's Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan (RBPP) includes recommendations for improvements across the region
1.1.11

Coordinate with relevant agencies to pursue interstate regional passenger rail service.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Xpress West was selected as preferred operator of proposed rail; Nevada High Speed Rail Authority, formed in 2015, is tasked with facilitating the implementation of a high-speed rail system connecting southern California and southern Nevada
1.1.12

Identify and pursue the use of complementary alternative funding sources for mass transit improvements, including national public and private funds, and existing local and state funds that are intended for public purpose and positive outcomes in the areas of: economic development or growth; green infrastructure; environmental protection; land conversion; urban land development; access to jobs, housing and education for low or moderate income individuals (LMI); and public health.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • General Management and Finance
    Partnerships with groups interested in education, brownfield development, and transit-oriented development will be sought.

Objective 1.2

Support safe neighborhood connections in marginalized communities.

Sub-Objectives
1.2.2

Consider partnerships between the RTC and private developers to create Park & Ride facilities in outlying areas that could provide access to express transit services and reduce travel time.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Club Ride
    Existing partnerships include: Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel, Eldorado Casino, College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, Cannery Casino and Hotel, Suncoast Hotel and Casino, and the Fiesta Rancho Hotel and Casino.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC policy calls for partnerships with private developers with excess parking in the valley; Park & Ride locations include: Fiesta Henderson and Suncoast Casino
1.2.3

Ensure that transit amenities are supported by ADA/PROWAG-compliant pedestrian facilities, universal design, and adequate directional signage.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments
Implementation Activities: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Paratransit and Specialized Services
    Awareness to the American Disabilities Act (ADA) needs should be brought up at mobility trainings.

Objective 1.3

Support the RTC to secure funding for the expansion, operation and maintenance of transit systems and routes.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.1

Pursue funding opportunities for system completion, right-of-way acquisition, and implementation through federal, state, and local sources.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; State Agencies ; Federal Agencies ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
1.3.2

Identify and pursue creative funding strategies to better balance transportation investments between roadway, transit, bike and pedestrian improvements.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 3

Develop a safe, efficient road network that supports all transportation modes.

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Objective 3.1

Establish a road network with improved and acceptable local and regional connectivity and traffic congestion levels.

Sub-Objectives
3.1.4

Consider the potential impacts of the development of the I-11 corridor currently being studied by the Arizona and Nevada Departments of Transportation.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Boulder City (BC) ; City of Henderson (COH) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • FAST
    Deployment of ITS features such as cameras, fibers, and dynamic message signs for the I-11 corridor are being considered.

Objective 3.2

Overhaul design standards to support multiple modes and support healthy lifestyles, with special attention to the Regional's extreme summer temperatures.

Sub-Objectives
3.2.1

Working with local stakeholders, support more stringent criteria to justify roadway capacity expansion and ensure that any capacity expansions accommodate viable multi-modal transportation options.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • FAST
    Using crowd-sourcing apps (WAZE) to collect real-time travel data.

Objective 3.3

Reduce transportation-related emissions of ozone and carbon monoxide.

Sub-Objectives
3.3.3

Promote responsible auto use, including refueling motor vehicles after sunset to prevent gasoline fumes from interacting with sunlight, and keeping vehicle engines finely tuned.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Federal Agencies ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term

Build Capacity for Education Goal 1

Continue to expand public engagement and equitable access to community engagement.

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Objective 1.1

Activate residents and business people in Southern Nevada Strong Regional Plan implementation.

Sub-Objectives
1.1.5

Ensure that all demographic sectors are involved in outreach activities.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; State Agencies ; Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term

Objective 1.2

Innovate and improve public-sector-led public engagement efforts.

Sub-Objectives
1.2.1

Develop and maintain partnerships with communities through formal and informal contact, including community leaders, established business groups, non profits and social service agencies.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
1.2.9

Emphasize implementation so that members see this as a Plan that will not just sit on the shelf.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    "Implementation" is a priority talking point for SNS; Implementation in emphasized in presentations and when engaging with media; SNS summit highlights implementation efforts and successes; Implementation Tracking Grapic

Objective 1.3

Ensure Southern Nevada remains a welcoming place for people from diverse backgrounds, future generations and with varying degrees of mobility and independence.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.2

Employ go-to-them public engagement methods to reach a diverse range of residents.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
1.3.3

Tailor outreach and engagement methods based on what has worked well in the past, respecting the cultural, linguistic, temporal, and geographic preferences of a community, and the question, action or decision at hand.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
1.3.9

Develop eligibility criteria for regional implementation money that includes equity considerations.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; State Agencies ; Federal Agencies
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term

Objective 1.4

Build understanding, expertise and leadership in community development.

Sub-Objectives
1.4.1

Seek out community grants for grassroots community organizing efforts to advance Regional Plan implementation.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (NPS RTCA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term

Building Capacity for Implementation Goal 5

Proactively seek external funding for plan implementation

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Objective 5.1

Enhance efforts to pursue private and federal funding to increase competitiveness with other states and regions.

Sub-Objectives
5.1.2

Work with organizations such as the Brookings Institute and the Nevada Community Foundation to increase competitiveness for federal funding and prioritize grant seeking at all levels of government.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    SNS partnered with the Nevada Community Foundation, Guinn Center, United Way of Southern Nevada, and State Grants Office to convene a workgroup of grants professionals to develop a strategic framework aimed at increasing the federal grant competitiveness in region; Strategy focuses on improving nonprofit organizational capacities and working to make federal grants a regional priority across sectors; John Hudak, a senior fellow at Brookings, was brought in to address the workgroup and speak to the importance of the federal grants issue
5.1.4

Tie eligibility criteria for state and federal dollars to the ability for the potential project to meet Regional Plan objectives.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.1.5

Enhance the accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of data reported to the federal government.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term