Systems Level Planning
The RI Coordination Team’s Systems Level Plan
The Rhode Island General Assembly has mandated that the RI Coordination Team develop and implement a “Systems-Level Plan” (SLP). The SLP shall “establish overall goals and priorities for the management, preservation, and restoration of the state's bays, rivers, and watersheds, and the promotion of sustainable economic development of the water cluster. The SLP shall include a strategy for attaining goals, delineate specific responsibilities among agencies, and identify funding sources and a timetable for attaining goals. The SLP shall include but not be limited to, planning for:
The SLP shall also propose integrated economic and environmental monitoring strategies building upon the accomplishments to date of the Coordination Team’s Economic and Environmental Monitoring Collaboratives
Upon completion of the first version of the SLP in June 2008, the Coordination Team shall develop annual work plans and budgets to implement it.