Category Archives: Downtown Vitality

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…

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

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…

Downtown Voices voices opinion on proposed APS Substation locations in Evans Churchill