Smart Growth Body Content 50% Complete 38% In Progress 12% To Be Initiated 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 | July 2018 status Official Plan review (plan for affordable housing options and protect employment lands)Status:In ProgressOutcomes:Housing Advisory Committee and Urban Design Review Panel established. Brampton 2040 Vision planning policy impacts under review. Development Design Guidelines on target for December 2018. Attract a UniversityStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Council $150M and Provincial commitment with Ryerson and Sheridan for a unique downtown post-secondary institution and innovation centre by 2022. Economic Development Master PlanStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Recommendations position Brampton as 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:Outcomes:In alignment with Brampton 2040 Vision recommendations. 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:Since 2015, overall increases in bronze & silver level development applications. 47% of 2017 applications met minimum bronze level.