Monthly Archives: August 2018

Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee Meeting, Sept. 8

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nJoin us at the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, September 8, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue. If you have an agenda item you would like discussed, send us a note.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS ~ Andie Abkarian, Vice Chair

DEVELOPMENTS

ADVOCACY ISSUES

STRATEGIC PLANNING UPDATE

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

OTHER/NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Note: For downtown events and activities, visit Phoenix Urban Guide https://phoenixurbanguide.com/calendar/ and Downtown Phoenix Inc.’s Events Calendar http://dtphx.org/calendar/. For a list of community, neighborhood, and city hall meetings, visit DVC’s Downtown Phoenix Advocacy Calendar https://downtownvoices.org/calendar/

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Strong Towns – Phoenix lecture and Q&A now on YouTube

If you were unable to attend the August 8, 2018 Strong Towns – Phoenix lecture and Q&A, don’t be sad. Thanks to Local First Arizona and Arizona State University, the event was taped and now available for you to watch. We encourage you to share your comments and ideas about “next steps” in our community. Drop us a note!

Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee Meeting, Aug. 11

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nJoin us at the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, August 11, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair

  • Thanks to everyone who attended our Strong Towns event on Aug. 8

DEVELOPMENTS

  • Unsolicited RFP Part 2 community discussion (20 minutes) ~ Jeff
  • 6th St. & Pierce UA properties (5/10 minutes) ~ Jennifer Andrews
  • Edison/Eastlake Park Affordable Housing project (10 minutes) ~ City of Phoenix
  • Garfield Neighborhood’s desire for affordable housing (5 minutes)

ADVOCACY ISSUES

  • South Central Project Update (10 minutes ) ~ Julie Cruz
  • Urban Heat Island/Tree & Shade Subcommittee (5 minutes)
  • APS Substations (5 minutes)
  • Possible GPLET (ex., Duo at 3rd & Fillmore) (10 minutes)
  • Murals Issue in Willo (08/21, Burton Barr, 5:30 p.m.) (5 minutes)
  • Mayoral Debate (09/26) topics (10 minutes) ~ Jeff

STRATEGIC PLANNING RECAP & DISCUSSION (15 minutes)

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Go around the room to hear of any big events coming up (10 minutes)

OTHER/NEW BUSINESS

  • September 8, 2018 DVC Meeting
  • Grand Avenue Festival (11/11) participation (5 minutes) ~ Jeff
  • Other

ADJOURNMENT
Note: For downtown events and activities, visit Phoenix Urban Guide https://phoenixurbanguide.com/calendar/ and Downtown Phoenix Inc.’s Events Calendar http://dtphx.org/calendar/. For a list of community, neighborhood, and city hall meetings, visit DVC’s Downtown Phoenix Advocacy Calendar https://downtownvoices.org/calendar/

Join us for a Curbside Chat with Charles Marohn of Strong Towns, Aug. 8