Neighborhood Results Map

Results Maps illustrate how specific actions are part of strategies that will lead to our community’s desired outcomes. You can view this Results Map in two ways: 1) click on the graphic for an illustration of the entire Results Map; or 2) click on any of the Outcomes below to see the strategies and actions for that Outcome. Go to the Community Indicators page to see how we track progress toward these outcomes.

Outcomes:


Distinctive Places and Gathering Spaces

Provide gathering spaces

Continuing Actions

  • Promote park shelters and facilities

New Actions

  • Explore public/private partnerships to create neighborhood centers/nearby gathering places

Identify potential park locations to serve high-density residential areas

New Actions

  • Assess urban corridors for potential & plaza sites
  • Build Woodruff Park sprayground

Meet or exceed standards in the Parks, Arts and Recreation Plan

New Actions

  • Purchase and develop community/neighborhood parks and open space

Nearby Goods and Services

Ensure walking and biking are viable, attractive options

New Actions

  • Build 22nd Avenue sidewalk
  • Build Ensign Road pathway
  • Build Fairview pathway

Promote small businesses in neighborhood centers

New Actions

  • Updating neighborhood centers zoning requirements

Neighborhoods that are Engaged in Community Decision Making

Address collaboratively neighborhood-level needs and priorities

Continuing Actions

  • Offer neighborhood matching grants
  • Involve the public in our park planning processes
  • Support the Coalition of Neighborhood Associations and address priority issues

New Actions

  • Adopt subarea plans for Olympia's neighborhoods

Safe and Welcoming Places to Live

Improve safety for park and facility users

Continuing Actions

  • Cleanup transient encampments

New Actions

  • Implement the “Safe & Secure” parks initiative

Accommodate neighborhood growth in a sustainable manner

New Actions

  • Review and update development regulations to promote infill residential development

Promote neighborhood festivals

Continuing Actions

  • Collaborate with neighborhoods to create social events and celebrations

Work to reduce crime

Continuing Actions

  • Provide education to the community about crime prevention techniques
  • Promote graffiti removal program

Promote awareness of neighborhood crime trends and educate citizens how they can help themselves

Continuing Actions

  • Promote neighborhood emergency preparedness
  • Communicate what actions police are taking to reduce crime

New Actions

  • Provide crime statistics and public safety information to the public