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Meeting Agenda for October 10 Meeting

DVC logo with words on side FINALDVC Steering Committee Meeting Agenda

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

Agenda: 14 June 2014

dvc new logoHere is the agenda for our 14 June 2014 meeting. We are underway at 9:30am on Saturday morning at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N 6 Avenue, in downtown Phoenix:

I. Call to Order and Introductions

II. Approval of the Minutes and Officers’ Reports – for information and action

  • Approval of the Minutes from 12 April 2014
  • Treasurer’s Report

III. Guest Speakers – for information only, no more than 25 minutes each, please

  • Central Station New Development – Scott Sumners
  • Street Improvements on 3 and 5 Streets – Marcus Hunter / Ray Dovalina

IV. DVC Officers’ Nominating Committeefor discussion and action

V. Downtown Issue Updates – for information only, no more than 5 minutes per item

  • Downtown Phoenix, Inc., updates
  • Creation of “Central Arts District” in Midtown
  • ASU / UA campus expansions
  • Status of Roosevelt Row / Evans Churchill EMSD
  • Phoenix Police Department New Precinct Boundaries

VI. Old Business – for information, discussion, and possible action

  • DVC 10th Anniversary Events

VII. New Business – for discussion and possible action

  • Hance Park Conservancy Membership Dues
  • ASU Washington Fellows Initiative
  • City of Phoenix Pension Reform Initiative

VIII. Open Floor for information and discussion only, 2 minutes each, please!

Agenda items for future DVC meetings will be collected here.

IX. Adjournment

Next Meeting: Saturday 12 July 2014, 9:30am, Roosevelt Commons

City of Phoenix Meetings and Events for the Week of Feb 7-13th

Here is a listing of city events that may be of interest to downtown Phoenix residents and observers.

[Source: City of Phoenix]

All Week

Feb. 1 – 28,  Library Hours            “Beauty of Taiwan” Photo Exhibit,

Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., second floor,
Rita Marko, 602-534-2025

Monday, Feb. 7

6:15 p.m.            Encanto Village Planning Committee,

Phoenix College, Willo Conference Room, 3310 N. 10th Ave.,
Michael Hammett, 602-495-5405

Tuesday, Feb. 8

9 a.m.           17th Annual Employee Memorial Ceremony,

Honoring employees who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2010,
Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St.,
Joyce Valdez, 602-262-6213

Wednesday, Feb. 9

10 a.m.            City Council Housing and Neighborhoods Subcommittee,

City Council Chambers, 200 W. Jefferson St.,
Stephanie Ribodal Romero, 602-261-8512

4:30 p.m.            Planning Commission Briefing,

Phoenix City Hall, assembly room C,
Michael Hammett, 602-495-5405

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.            “Midcentury Marvels: Commercial Architecture of Phoenix, 1945-1975,”

Featuring speakers Historic Preservation Officer Barbara Stocklin and Architect/Author Don Ryden,
Royal at The Market, Downtown Phoenix Public Market, 14 E. Pierce St.,
Michael Hammett, 602-495-5405

6 – 7 p.m. District 7 Coffee Chat with Councilman Michael Nowakowski,

Cesar Chavez Library, 3635 W. Baseline Road,
Stephanie Ribodal Romero, 602-261-8512

Thursday, Feb. 10

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.      College Depot Workshop, “Budgeting for College Students,”

Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.,
Rita Marko, 602-534-2025

The meetings listed in the calendar are accurate as of Friday, Feb. 4.  For possible changes and additional city meetings, visit phoenix.gov/publicmeetings.

City of Phoenix Meetings and Events, Jan 24-30th

[Source: City of Phoenix Public information Office, 602-262-7176


Monday, Jan. 24

Bus Service Changes go into effect

Check valleymetro.org or call Valley Metro Customer Service at 602-253-5000

 

Tuesday, Jan. 25

10. a.m.       City Council Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee

Phoenix City Hall, 12th floor, City Council Subcommittee Room, 200 W. Washington St.,

Stephanie Ribodal Romero, 602-261-8512


2 p.m.      Phoenix City Council Work Study Session

Phoenix City Hall, 12th Floor, City Council Subcommittee Room, 200 W. Washington St.,

Stephanie Ribodal Romero, 602-261-8512

 

5:30 – 7 p.m.       College Depot Workshop

“Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Lab and Workshop,”

Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.,

Rita Marko, 602-534-2025

 

6 p.m.      Alhambra Village Planning Committee

Washington Activity Center, 2240 W. Citrus Way,

Michael Hammett, 602-495-5405

 

Wednesday, Jan. 26

6 – 7 p.m.      College Depot Workshop

“It’s Not Too Early to Plan for College: 7th and 8th Graders,”

Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.,

Rita Marko, 602-534-2025

 

The meetings listed here are accurate as of Friday, Jan. 21.  For possible changes and additional city meetings, visit phoenix.gov/publicmeetings.

 

City of Phoenix Meetings and Events, Nov 15th – 21st

Here’s this week’s list of downtown and central Phoenix related meetings and events hosted by the City of Phoenix:

Monday, Nov. 15

Construction Begins on Central Station, Bus stops relocated, $5 million ARRA project

Central Avenue and Van Buren Street

Marie Chapple, 602-261-8254

 

5:30 p.m. Public Meeting on Proposed Taxicab Ordinance

Steele Indian School Park, Memorial Hall, 300 E. Indian School Road

Marcie Colpas, 602-262-6164


Tuesday, Nov. 16

10 a.m. City Council Seniors, Families and Parks Subcommittee

Phoenix City Hall, 12th floor, City Council Subcommittee Room, 200 W. Washington St.

Alejandro Montiel, 602-261-8512

 

1 p.m. City Council Finance, Efficiency and Innovation Subcommittee

Phoenix City Hall, 12th floor, City Council Subcommittee Room, 200 W. Washington St.

Alejandro Montiel, 602-261-8512

 

4 – 5 p.m. College Depot Workshop, “College 101,”

Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., second floor,

Rita Marko, 602-534-2025


Wednesday, Nov. 17

9:30 a.m. Prescription Drug Discount Card Program Kickoff News Conference

Phoenix City Hall, 11th floor, Mayor’s Conference Room, 200 W. Washington St.

Jon Brodsky, 602-261-8980

 

3 p.m. City Council Formal Meeting

Phoenix City Council Chambers,200 W. Jefferson St.

Alejandro Montiel, 602-261-8512

 

6 p.m. Public Briefing on Status of Park Lee Apartments

Park Lee Apartment Clubhouse, 1600 West Highland Avenue

Lisa Hubbard, 602-348-0228


Friday, Nov. 19

Noon Faces of Diversity Brown Bag Series, “Thanksgiving: A Cornucopia of Faiths”

Phoenix City Council Chambers, 200 W. Jefferson St.

Marcie Colpas, 602-262-6164

 

Saturday, Nov. 20

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Healing Racism Series, “Uncovering Racial Perspectives: A Day-long Exploration”

GateWay Community College, MA 1100 N and S, 108 N. 40th St.

Sina Matthes, 602-534-6648

 

2 – 3 p.m. College Depot Workshop, “Colegio” 101, in Spanish

Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., second floor

Rita Marko, 602-534-2025


The meetings listed in the calendar are accurate as of Friday, Nov. 12.  For possible changes and additional city meetings, visit phoenix.gov/publicmeetings.


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Downtown Voices Coalition Minutes for August 14, 2010

Meeting held at Roosevelt Commons, 825 N. 6th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003

Attending: Kim Kasper, Tim Sprague, Suad Mahmuljin, Louisa Stark, Matt Tomb, Elise Griffin, John Saccoman, Beatrice Moore, Susan Copeland, Steve Weiss, Carol Poore, Erick Baer, Karla Grijalva, Margaret Dietrich, Jim McPherson, Reid Butler, Kate Benjamin, Sean Sweat, Bill Blauc, Tim Eigo

9:35 AM

Introductions and approval of minutes: Motion to approve Reid Butler, Second Tim Eigo, voice vote carried unanimously.

 

GRAND AVENUE FESTIVAL– Kate Benjamin, chair Grand Avenue Festival

September 25, 2010-All day and evening

Events include-5 stops on Historic Tour-15th Avenue/Grand area

$10.00 ticket for tour-fundraiser for Grand Avenue Merchants Association

Open Artist Studios-Trashy Sculpture Show

Evening Fashion Show Braggs Pie Factory

Oasis Motel renovation will be part of tour-hoping to start renovation in October 2010

Request for $250.00 donation by Downtown Voices Coalition to Grand Avenue Merchant Association for Grand Avenue Festival.

  • Motion to donate John Saccoman, 2nd Suad Mahmuljin, voice vote approved unanimously
  • Reid Butler will match DVC donation.

VISONING CONFERENCE DOCUMENT UPDATE– Carol Poore

Initial stages developing nicely and she’ll be handing over preliminary soon

Carol discussed her dissertation on how Phoenix Community Alliance and Downtown Phoenix Partnership interact with other organizations in downtown-DVC is a player!

3 profound issues:

  1. Leadership changes
  2. With big projects done, street level activity and development needed
  3. Affordable and attainable housing

Erick Baer-Public funding initiatives=empty lots, Private no public funds=Grand Avenue

SAHARA/RAMADA UPDATE– Steve Weiss

City asked for continuance of rezoning for parking lot. “Done Deal” says City Mgr.  David Cavazos.

10:15 am

OLD BUSINESS

Update Private Non-Profit Intervention Fund-Reid Butler

  • Example was given for creating new organization with capital seed money ($20 mil)
  • Phoenix-based organization intervenes and purchases older threatened buildings
  • Save money with more than advocacy, save with money!
  • Funding sources-Angles, non-profits, corporations
  • Use tax credits to finance end goal-Organization stabilizes structure, sells to preservation-     friendly developers-Or –Bank—gift building to non-profit.
  • Version of how not to do it-Grace Court

NEW BUSINESS

Motion to Publish DVC Minutes General Monthly Meetings to DVC website

  • Motion made by Suad Mahmuljin, Seconded by Tim Eigo, voice vote carries motion unanimously.

11:30 AM

MOTION TO ADJOURN

John Saccoman, seconded by Tim Eigo, voice vote carries motion unanimously.

 

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Downtown Voices Coalition’s Monthly General Meeting is Saturday

The Downtown Voices Coalition will be holding its monthly General meeting this Saturday, September 11, 9:30 am at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003 (map).

AGENDA

  • Introductions and minutes review 08-14-10
  • Application Elise Griffin and Matt Tomb for Steering Committee-action item
  • Discussion Update from Visioning Conference-Carol Poore, Jim McPherson
  • Discussion Regarding Washington Street Centennial Way Project and Shade Aspect Recommendations-Steve Weiss, possible action item
  • Old Business
  • New Business
Adjourn 11:30 am
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Reminder: Downtown Voices Coalition’s Monthly General Meeting is Saturday

The Downtown Voices Coalition will be holding its monthly General meeting this Saturday, August 14, 9:30 am at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003 (map)

AGENDA

  • Introductions and minutes review 7-10-10
  • Discussion Reports from Visioning Conference-Carol Poore, Group
  • Discussion follow-up Zoning Adjustment Permit Sahara/Ramada Hotel-Steve Weiss
  • Grand Avenue Festival Report-Beatrice Moore, Kate Benjamin
  • Old Business: Report on tax filing-Susan Copeland
  • New Business
Adjourn 11:30 am
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