Author Archives: DVC

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

C’mon down to DVC’s May 11 meeting, starting at 9:30 am

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

  1. WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff Sherman, Chair
    1. Upcoming events & activities
  2. DVC BUSINESS
    1. Formalize DVC Plans and Infrastructure Subcommittee (10 minutes)
    2. August ballot proposition pamphlet submission?
  3. GENERAL BUSINESS (90 minutes)
    1. American Legion Post #1 RFP (Grand Avenue) ~ Xandon Keating, City of Phoenix (10/10 minutes)
    2. Hance Park update (Roosevelt & Evans Churchill) ~ Tim Sprague, Hance Park Conservancy (5 minutes)
    3. State Housing Trust Fund legislation ~ Tim Sprague, DVC Homelessness & Affordable Housing Subcommittee (10 minutes)
    4. Human Services Campus update (Capitol Mall Neighborhood) ~ Mike McQuaid (HSC), Ash Uss (Andre House), and Jessica Berg (St. Vincent de Paul) (20/30 minutes)
    5. Other?
  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/

DVC supports use permits for proposed Greenwood Brewery in Evans Churchill

The Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee voted to support three use permits for the proposed Greenwood Brewery to be located along East Roosevelt St. in the Evans Churchill neighborhood. Here is our letter…