Category Archives: Urban Vitality

DVC Steering Committee Meeting, April 9

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nPlease join us on Saturday, April 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. While our agenda is being finalized, feel free to review the minutes from our March 12 meeting, available here: http://bit.ly/1RAIbmU

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

ADMINISTRATION

Call for Steering Committee and Officer Nominations

Subcommittees
• Community Benefits & GPLETs
• Best Practices in RFPs
• DVC Fund Development

NEIGHBORHOOD MATTERS

West of Central
• Stewart Motor Co. (development proposal presentation)
• Phoenix Trolley Museum
• West Fillmore RFP
• Arizona State Fair (1938 WPA Administration Building)

East of Central
• Knipe House RFP
• Derby Roosevelt Row GPLET
• Wurth House (fund-raising & April 16 Serve-A-Thon event)
• 3rd St. Promenade (April 12 subcommittee meeting)
• 7th St. & Roosevelt Electronic Billboard
• Roosevelt BID

Downtown Core
• Block 23 (grocery store)
• PHX Commons
• Welnick Marketplace

Multi-Neighborhood
• City of Phoenix Sustainability Goals (updated document here: http://bit.ly/1Ve3oFC
• Hance Park (and demolition of 1949 Medical Center)
• Liquor Stores Near Neighborhoods (state legislation)
• FAA Flight Path
• Sky Harbor Land Reuse Strategy process: https://skyharbor.com/LandReuseStrategy

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEW BUSINESS

Next Meeting, Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on April 9. Thanks for all that you do for our community.

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

DVC Steering Committee Meeting, March 12, 9:30 a.m.

Please join us on Saturday, March 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

ADMINISTRATION

Call for Steering Committee and Officer Nominations

Subcommittees

  • Community Benefits & GPLETs
  • Best Practices in RFPs
  • DVC Fund Development

NEIGHBORHOOD MATTERS

Evans Churchill

  • Knipe House (Dan Klocke)
  • Derby Roosevelt Row GPLET
  • Wurth House
  • 3rd St. Promenade

Grand Avenue/Triangle

  • Grand Avenue Lofts (Cole Van Norman)

Downtown Core

  • Block 23 (Jeff Sherman)
  • Barrister Building
  • Welnick Marketplace (Sherry Rampy)
  • Downtown Alley Study Group (Jeff Sherman)

Multi-Neighborhood

  • FAA Flight Path (Steve Dreiseszun)
  • Arizona State Fair (Jim McPherson)
  • Roosevelt BID (Ben Henderson)
  • Hance Park
  • Liquor Stores Near Neighborhoods (state legislation)

Roosevelt

  • Circles Building
  • 3rd & 5th Ave. Streetscape (Karl Obergh)
  • Phoenix Trolley Museum (Bob Graham)
  • West Fillmore RFP (Dave Krietor)

Garfield

  • 7th St. & Portland Sinclair/Dinomart (Raleigh Dombek)
  • 7th St. & Roosevelt Electronic Billboard (Jennifer Boucek)

Midtown

  • Large property accumulation between Heard Museum and Phoenix Arts Museum (as announced at Encanto VPC)

Other

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Viva Phoenix, March 12
  • Art Detour 28, March 19-20
  • Phoenix Urban Design Week, March 30 – April 7
  • Hands On Greater Phoenix Serve-a-Thon, April 16
  • Other

NEW BUSINESS

New Downtown Phoenix Podcast: www.onthegridphx.com or https://www.facebook.com/onthegridphx/

Next Meeting, Saturday, April 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on March 12. Thanks for all that you do for our community.

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

Jan. 9 Downtown Voices Steering Committee Agenda

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nPlease join us on Saturday, January 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. We’ll ring in the new year in some form or fashion.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS ~ Tim Eigo, Chair

GUEST SPEAKERS
• Alan Stephenson/Joshua Bednarek, City of Phoenix
• David Sax/Christy McClendon, New Pathways for Youth

EVERYWHERE ELSE!
• Alley Abandonments (Arcadia precedent?) ~ Jeff Sherman, Robert Warnicke
• Hance Park Conservancy
• Phoenix Sky Harbor Flight Path
• Roosevelt Business Improvement District proposal
• Other

EAST OF CENTRAL
• 7th St. & Roosevelt electronic billboard ~ Jennifer Boucek
• The Oscar (2nd St. & Portland)
• Transwestern’s Derby revisit (2nd St. & McKinley)
• Wurth House (4th St. & Roosevelt)
• Other

WEST OF CENTRAL
• Arizona State Fairgrounds ~ Jim McPherson
• West Fillmore RFP ~ Tim Eigo
• 7th Ave. & Roosevelt proposal ~ Will Rodriguez
• Other

BRAINSTORMING FOR 2016
• Downtown Strategic Vision
• Affordable/Attainable Housing
• Use of GPLET
• RFP “Best Practices”
• Ground Floor Retail
• Downtown Grocery Store
• Light Rail Extensions
• “1,000 Miles of New Bike Lanes”
• Other

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

• College Football Championship Downtown Campus, Jan. 8-10
• DTPHX Sampler, Jan. 8-11
• Artlink activities ~ Catrina Kahler
• Other

NEW/OTHER BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on January 9. Thanks for all that you do for our community.

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

December 12 DVC Steering Committee Meeting Agenda

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Please join us on Saturday, December 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. We’ll also be celebrating the holidays with special food and drink cheer provided by Steering Committee members.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

GUEST SPEAKER

  • Josh Delk, Assoc. VP, Transwestern Development Co., proposed housing project in Evans Churchill

NEWS & UPDATES (SOUTH TO NORTH)

  • Warehouse District Business Expansions
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor Flight Path
  • Alley Abandonment Committee
  • Garfield Neighborhood/7th St. Electronic Billboard
  • Roosevelt Business Improvement District
  • E. Roosevelt Planters
  • Wurth House Renovation
  • Hance Park Conservancy
  • Hance Park Dog Park Winter Issues
  • Other

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Roosevelt Row Shop & Dine Local Campaign
  • College Football Championship Campus, Jan. 8-10 (Samantha Jackson, DPI)
  • Other great events that attendees might speak about (e.g., Phoenix Festival of the Arts, Radiate Phoenix, Phoestivus, CitySkate, Radical Rankings, City Lights Movie Nights, Phoenix Startup Week, ASU Downtown Night of the Open Door)

NEW/OTHER BUSINESS

  • End of year contributions to your favorite downtown charity? DVC, local schools, Hance Park, etc.

NEXT MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Saturday, January 9, 2016

HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on December 12. Thanks for all that you do for our community. And happy holidays!

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

DVC Steering Committee Meeting, Nov. 21. Repeat, Nov. 21

datechangeNOVEMBER DATE CHANGE! Please join us on Saturday, November 21, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. If you have items you would like to see on the agenda, please add a comment.

  • WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  • TREASURER’S REPORT
  • SPEAKERS
  • PLANNING & ADVOCACY UPDATES
  • DEVELOPMENT WEST OF CENTRAL
  • DEVELOPMENT EAST OF CENTRAL
  • NEW/OTHER BUSINESS
  • SAMPLING OF UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS
  • ADJOURNMENT

Due to conflicts with our participation in the terrific Grand Avenue Festival and Certified Local Fall Festival on November 14, we are moving our November meeting to Saturday, Nov. 21. We look forward to seeing you on THAT day. Thanks for all that you do for our community.

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

Meeting Agenda for October 10 Meeting

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Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Roosevelt Commons

825 N. 6th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003

​WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES from Sept. 12, 2015

TREASURER’S REPORT

APPLICATIONS/VOTE FOR STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Jeffery Sherman
  • Kim Moody

SPEAKERS

  • Lindsay Kinkade on resolution of ASU signage variance request
  • Sean Sweat on code interpretation at McDowell & Alvarado/5th Ave. (i.e. Alliance’s Broadstone project)

PLANNING & ADVOCACY UPDATES

  • Downtown representatives requested to serve on Citizens Transportation Committee
  • DT/DPI survey results delivered to City of Phoenix department directors, and the variation in response between neighbors and City Directors
  • City of Phoenix Alley Committee
  • FAA flight path changes
  • City of Phoenix Tree Ordinance Review Committee
  • 3rd/5th Avenue switch from 1-way to 2-way
  • APS recent outages
  • OTHER

DEVELOPMENT WEST OF CENTRAL

  • Containers on Grand news
  • Arizona State Fairgrounds
  • Triangle Neighborhood
  • City of Phoenix RFPs
  • OTHER

DEVELOPMENT EAST OF CENTRAL

  • Circle K at 7th St. and Roosevelt (and adjacent electronic billboard)
  • Roosevelt Business Improvement District (BID)
  • OTHER

NEW/OTHER BUSINESS

  • Future guest speaker ideas welcomed
  • Collier Center seeks ideas on new restaurant type

SAMPLING OF UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

REMINDER ABOUT NOVEMBER MEETING

Due to conflicts with our participation in the terrific Grand Avenue Festival, we are moving our November meeting to Saturday, Nov. 21. Same time, same place.

ADJOURNMENT

Join us at the DVC Oct. 10 Steering Committee Meeting

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nPlease join us on Saturday, October 10, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. If you have items you would like to see on the agenda, please send us an email.

​DRAFT minutes for the September 12, 2015 DVC Steering Committee Meeting are available for review, download, and printing here: http://bit.ly/1MTb4Xp

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

PLANNING & ADVOCACY

DEVELOPMENT WEST OF CENTRAL

DEVELOPMENT EAST OF CENTRAL

NEW/OTHER BUSINESS

SAMPLING OF UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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

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

DVC Steering Committee Meeting Agenda, Aug. 8, 2015

Hello Friends of Downtown Voices Coalition:

Please join us on Saturday, August 8, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

PLANNING & ADVOCACY

  • City Ballot Propositions (Aug. 25 election)
  • FAA Flight Path Changes; neighborhoods file suit
  • City of Phoenix Tree Ordinance Review Committee
  • City of Phoenix Alley Committee
  • Roosevelt Business Improvement District (BID)
  • OTHER

DEVELOPMENT WEST OF CENTRAL

  • Arizona State Fairgrounds
  • Triangle Neighborhood/Center 8 townhomes
  • City of Phoenix RFP, 2nd Ave. & McKinley
  • OTHER

DEVELOPMENT EAST OF CENTRAL

  • Alliance residential development next to Phoenix Arts Museum
  • Roosevelt Streetscape/Public Art (including “the pots”)
  • Parking solutions for Roosevelt Row/Evans Churchill
  • Circle K at 7th St. & Roosevelt (and adjacent electronic billboard)
  • OTHER

SAMPLING OF UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, and hopefully sometime during First Friday which is coming up… on Friday! Thanks for all that you do for our community.

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

DVC Steering Committee Meeting Agenda, July 11, 2015

Please join us on Saturday, July 11, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. DRAFT minutes from the June meeting are available for review here: http://bit.ly/1J9W2Z6

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

GUEST SPEAKER: KATHERINE PATRY (First Baptist Church update and community feedback)

PLANNING & ADVOCACY

  • City Ballot Propositions
  • FAA Flight Path Changes
  • Hance Park Master Plan & Dog Park Reopening
  • Art Gallery Openings & Complimentary Wine issue
  • 35 foot electronic billboard at 7th St. & Roosevelt
  • OTHER

DEVELOPMENT WEST OF CENTRAL

  • Center 8 townhomes, 8th Ave. & Roosevelt
  • West Downtown/Pappas School RFP process
  • City of Phoenix RFP, 2nd Ave. & McKinley
  • Arizona State Fairgrounds
  • OTHER

DEVELOPMENT EAST OF CENTRAL

  • Firehouse RFP, 1st St. & Moreland
  • En Hance condo project, 2nd St. & Moreland
  • Alliance project, 4th St. & Roosevelt (north)
  • Alley Abandonments Discussion
  • 1st Street Improvements
  • Roosevelt Streetscape/Public Art
  • OTHER

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday! 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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