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It’s Downtown Voices time! Join us on Sat., Nov. 9

Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, November 9, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Avenue. Catch up and share your voice on some of the big issues facing our downtown. Here’s the abbreviated agenda (as so many of us are involved with the Grand Avenue Festival going on the same day):

  1. WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair
    • Upcoming events & activities (including our Dec. 5, 2019 15th Anniversary!)
    • Steering Committee business
  2. DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS (60 minutes)
    • APS Evans Churchill Substation design and logistics ~ Kendra Lee (20 min.)
    • Street Transportation update ~ Kini Knudson & Laurie Smith (40 min.)
      1. Roosevelt Bike Lane discussion
      2. Coordinating 2020 Downtown Infrastructure Projects
      3. Updates/discussion on other projects and plans
    • Other items ~ All
  3. ADJOURNMENT
  4. HEAD ON OVER TO THE GRAND AVENUE FESTIVAL!

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 at Downtown Voices on Sat., Oct. 12

Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Avenue. Catch up and share your voice on some of the big issues facing our downtown. Here’s the agenda:

WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair

  • Upcoming events & activities
  • Steering Committee update

DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS (100 minutes)

  • ASU 1st Avenue and Fillmore Project, Capstone ~ Rick Naimark, ASU (30 minutes)
  • Hance Park Master Plan Full Presentation ~ Inger Erickson, Parks & Recreation (60 minutes)
  • Other update items (e.g., Light Rail, APS Substations, etc.) ~ All

DVC BUSINESS (10 minutes)

  • Subcommittee updates (Arts Issues, Planning & Infrastructure, Homelessness & Affordability)
  • DVC 15 Year Anniversary Planning ~ Jeff Sherman, Steve Weiss, All
  • Other ~ All

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/

Attend public meetings for updates on the light rail South Central Extension & Downtown Hub

Join us at Downtown Voices on Sat., Sept. 14

Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, September 14, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Avenue. Here’s the agenda:

  1. WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair
    1. Upcoming events & activities
  2. COMMUNITY UPDATES (20 minutes)
    1. Arizona Housing Fund ~ Tim Sprague (10 minutes)
    2. Tree & Shade/Urban Heat Island Subcommittee ~ Jim McPherson (5 minutes)
    3. eScooter Launch ~ Kyle Foxcroft (5 minutes)
  3. DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS (70 minutes)
    1. Anish Hotel’s WP Fuller Warehouse / House 2 project ~ Nick Wood, Snell & Wilmer (10/10 minutes)
    2. True North/McKinley Green ~ Nick Wood, Snell & Wilmer (10/20 minutes)
    3. Hance Park Update ~ Inger Erickson, Parks & Recreation (20 minutes)
    4. Other ~ All 
  4. DVC BUSINESS (30 minutes) 
    1. 15 Year Anniversary ~ Jeff Sherman, Steve Weiss, All
    2. Arts Issues Subcommittee ~ Louise Roman and Steve Weiss
    3. Planning/Infrastructure Subcommittee ~ Kyle Foxcroft and Nate Sonoskey 
    4. Homelessness/Housing Affordability Subcommittee ~ Tim Sprague
    5. Other ~ All
  5. 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/

We. Are. Back. Downtown Voices meets on Sat., Aug. 10

WE. ARE. BACK. Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Avenue. Here’s the agenda:

  1. WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair
    1. Upcoming events & activities
  2. GENERAL BUSINESS (110 minutes)
    1. Deck Park Vista Apartments in Evans Churchill ~ Cindy Stotler, Phoenix Housing Department (15/15 minutes)
    2. South Hall Convention Center potential redevelopment ~ Chris Mackay, Phoenix Community/Economic Development, and John Chan, Phoenix Convention Center (25/25 minutes)
    3. Grace Lutheran / True North Parking in Evans Churchill ~ Dorina Bustamante, True North Studio, and Nick Wood, Snell & Wilmer (10/10 minutes)
    4. Other ~ All 
  3. DVC BUSINESS (20 minutes) 
    1. 15 Year Anniversary Update/Reschedule to October ~ Jeff
    2. Arts Issues Subcommittee Update ~ Louise Roman and Steve Weiss
    3. Planning/Infrastructure Subcommittee Update ~ Kyle Foxcroft and Nate Sonoskey
    4. Homelessness/Housing Affordability Subcommittee Update ~ Tim Sprague
    5. Other ~ All
  4. 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/

No DVC meeting in July, but there are still things to do…

DVC’s June 8 meeting is coming up. Join us.

Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Avenue. Here’s the agenda:

  1. WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair
    • Upcoming events & activities
  2. GENERAL BUSINESS (90 minutes)
    • Recap of 2019 State Legislature ~ Ryan Boyd (10 minutes)
    • Update on True North Studio projects ~ Nate Sonoskey (20/20 minutes)
    • Update on Downtown development projects and activity ~ Dan Klocke (10/10 minutes)
    • Update on illuminated sign issue ~ Doug Newton (5 minutes)
    • Other items ~ Jeff/All
  3. DVC BUSINESS (20 minutes)
    • Discuss summer meeting schedule ~ Jeff
    • Discuss DVC 15th Anniversary for 3rd/4th quarter ~ All
    • Update from Planning & Infrastructure Subcommittee ~ Kyle Foxcroft and Nate
    • Update from Homelessness & Housing Affordability Subcommittee ~ Tim Sprague
    • Update from Arts Issues Subcommittee ~ Steve Weiss and Louise Roman

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/

On June 7, help support Hance Park and have fun too

Catch-up on transportation plans in/around downtown

DVC Supports Full Funding of State Housing Trust Fund