Historic Downtown, Public - Private Partnership

Public Input to-Date

On March 23, 2017 the City held a series of meetings to provide information on Public - PPP Handout with follow up questions image.jpgPrivate Partnerships and to discuss development opportunities within our downtown.

Read the summary of the comments received at the above-described meetings that are combined with comments received through a survey launched days after the initial meetings.

A Special Meeting with the consultant group Collins Woreman providing an update to City Council regarding their work to-date is scheduled on September 13, 2017.

Background

In 2008 the City adopted our Downtown and Waterfront Master Plan. This plan contained a goal of building a combination flood wall/levee system to protect the downtown from flooding. 

With the flood wall/levee nearly complete the City is turning its attention to the next steps in facilitating development in downtown.

The City has hired Collins Woerman, an award winning firm with extensive expertise in sustainable architecture, planning and design, to assist the City with identifying three (3) catalyst projects to expedite the envisioned development and redevelopment of our historic downtown.




 

Public Input To-Date
On March 23, 2017 the City held a series of meetings to provide information on Public - Private Partnerships and to discuss development opportunities within our downtown.

Click here to read the summary of the comments received at the above-described meetings that are combined with comments received through a survey launched days after the initial meetings.

A Special Meeting with the consultant group Collins Woreman providing an update to City Council regarding their work to-date is scheduled on September 13, 2017.
PPP Handout with follow up questions image.jpg Background
In 2008 the City adopted our Downtown and Waterfront Master Plan. This plan contained a goal of building a combination flood wall/levee system to protect the downtown from flooding.



With the flood wall/levee nearly complete the City is turning its attention to the next steps in facilitating development in downtown.
The City has hired Collins Woerman, an award winning firm with extensive expertise in sustainable architecture, planning and design, to assist the City with identifying three (3) catalyst projects to expedite the envisioned development and redevelopment of our historic downtown.