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Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee Meeting, April 14

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nJoin us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, April 14, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS (Tim Eigo)

  1. Nominating Committee for officer elections at May meeting

DEVELOPMENT MATTERS

  1. Las Palmas Inn Adaptive Reuse Project (Gene Kornota, Rebel Hospitality)
  2. American Legion Post #1 (read Bob Graham’s blog post)
  3. Golden Rule Tattoo request for Text Amendment
  4. ASU Biomedical Campus Master Plan Update
  5. Knipe House grant request (4/14 HP Commission Meeting)
  6. Unsolicited Development Proposal (Hines proposal)
  7. Renaissance Square Signage/lighting (and elsewhere?)
  8. South Central Light Rail Extension (4/26 Public Meeting)
  9. Phoenix Country Club parking lot swap for 15-story condo (4/19 Whitton Neighborhood meeting)

ISSUES & ADVOCACY 

  1. City
    1. Budget Hearings
    2. Downtown Community Reinvestment Fund
    3. Complete Streets Design Guidelines
    4. Tree and Shade Master Plan
    5. Street Pavement Cut Policy
    6. FAA Flight Path Changes
    7. Homelessness
  1. State Legislature (Ryan Boyd)
    1. SB1387 –home-based businesses
    2. SB1014 – partial fix for problem of calling for a 3/4th Council vote on a rezoning issue
    3. SB1147 – allowing counties to call for an excise tax vote for transportation
    4. SB1465 – regulating sober living homes
    5. HB2126 – tightening future language on slum and blight for GPLETs
    6. HB2371 – food truck licensing statewide

UPCOMING COMMUNITY/CIVIC EVENTS

  1. 2018 Mayor’s Arts Awards, nominations due May 4
  2. ArtPrize Phoenix Pitch Night Competition, artist submissions due May 4
  3. Pinewood Classic and Pinewood Classic Jr., Short Leash Hot Dogs, April 21
  4. CultivEAT, Growhouse at the Knipe House, April 28
  5. Urban Wine & Jazz Walk, various downtown locations, May 12
  6. ArtPrize Artist Pitch Night, FOUND:RE Hotel, May 22
  7. Other

 

(Note: For downtown events and activities, visit Phoenix Urban Guide and Downtown Phoenix Inc.’s Events Calendar. For a list of community, neighborhood, and city hall meetings, visit Downtown Voices Coalition’s Downtown Phoenix Advocacy Calendar.)

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ADJOURNMENT

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DVC Steering Committee Meeting, June 18

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nPlease join us on Saturday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. Below is the agenda (but “Other” items are always welcome).

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS (Tim Eigo)

ADMINISTRATION

  • Subcommittee Updates:
    • Best Practices in RFPs (Andie Abkarian)
    • Community Benefits & GPLETs (Jeff Sherman)

GUEST SPEAKER

  • Barry Wilson, Facilities Manager, Parsons Center for Health & Wellness

MULTI-NEIGHBORHOOD UPDATES

  • Homelessness in Central Phoenix
  • City of Phoenix Tree Ordinance Review Committee
  • Roosevelt Business Improvement District
  • FAA Flight Path Update
  • Hance Park
  • Increased bus service (Rick Naimark)

EAST OF CENTRAL UPDATES

  • Roland’s Market, E. Van Buren (Kevin Rille)
  • 7th St. & Roosevelt Electronic Billboard, Garfield (Jennifer Boucek)
  • Knipe House, Evans Churchill (Dan Klocke)
  • Wurth House, Evans Churchill
  • Macayo’s, Midtown

WEST OF CENTRAL UPDATES

  • Stewart Motor Company/Circles Building, Roosevelt
  • Phoenix Trolley Museum, Roosevelt
  • R<3> Project, Roosevelt (Tim Sprague)
  • 3rd & 5th Ave. Streetscape, Roosevelt
  • West Fillmore RFP, Roosevelt
  • GAMA/GAP/Triangle Coordination, Grand Avenue

DOWNTOWN CORE UPDATES

  • Block 23
  • Alleys (Jeff Sherman)
  • Adams Street Activation
  • Jefferson Hotel/Barrister Building
  • Welnick Marketplace

UPCOMING EVENTS (share your list!)

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on June 18. Thanks for all that you do for our community.

Tim Eigo
Chair, Steering Committee
Downtown Voices Coalition
tim.eigo@downtownvoices.org

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