Over the past six months, we in City Planning have been working diligently away on a Divisional Strategic Plan – our first ever! This document is rooted in the Vision of the Official Plan, and clarifies how we will go about our day-to-day work implementing that Vision. If you’re not familiar with the City of Toronto’s Official Plan, you can find it here. The document positions us to strategically employ, and make better use of, our existing resources to better facilitate city building. It references the Official Plan again and again, since this is approved Council policy, and our most important city planning tool. The Strategic Plan is about how we get the job done.
In anticipation of my launch with the Division on Monday, I thought I would share a sneak peak of my opening comments: continue reading