Smart Growth Body Content 50% Complete 50% In Progress Managed growth achieves societal and economic success. Goals:Build complete communities to accommodate growth for people and jobs. Cultivate economic growth and stability, innovation hubs and foreign investment. Preserve and protect natural and heritage environments with balanced, responsible planning. Initiatives | November 2018 status Official Plan review (plan for affordable housing options and protect employment lands)Status:In ProgressOutcomes:Review of Official Plan in progress and being informed by components of the 2040 Vision. Senior's housing study in progress; Zoning By-law Conformity Review near completion; Urban Design Review Panel implemented, and city-wide Urban Design Guidelines near completion (targeted for end of Q4 2018). Attract a UniversityStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Attracted Ryerson University in partnership with Sheridan College for a unique downtown post-secondary institution & innovation centre by 2022. City Council endorsed funding of up to $100 million on a centre for innovation and collaboration, and up to $50 million for the university facility. In light of the recent provincial announcement to cease funding for the three new Ontario university campuses, the City, with our partners, are currently looking at all options for advocacy and continuing discussions on solutions to bring a Ryerson and Sheridan university campus to Brampton. Ryerson University's G. Change School of Continuing Education will officially begin offering courses in downetown Brampton in January 2019. And finally, Algoma University also launched its School of Business in downtown Brampton in August 2018. Economic Development Master PlanStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Economic Development Master Plan completed in Spring 2018. Recommendations position Brampton as a global leader in innovation, talent, jobs and investment, collaborating with public and private partners to add 140,000 jobs within 20 years. Promote economic growth in technology, health and life sciences sectorsStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Shift to sector-based Brampton economic development pays off: 800 health & life sciences companies, 12,000+ jobs, avg. 6%+/year; 200 innovation & technology companies, 12,000+ jobs. Strategy for youth employment, entrepreneurship and retentionStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Broad youth workforce development strategy in progress; partnership with business community, local school boards, colleges, universities and non-profit groups. Cultural Heritage Master PlanStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:RFP underway to initiate Cultural Heritage Master Plan in alignment to Brampton 2040 Vision. Environmental Master Plan (natural heritage and environmental management strategy)Status:In ProgressOutcomes:30% completion of 2014’s 10-year action plan. Green teams improving and tracking environmental performance of corporation and community. Sustainable development guidelines and thresholdsStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Sustainable development guidelines and thresholds established and implemented. Since 2015, overall increases in bronze & silver level development applications. 47% of 2017 applications met minimum bronze level.