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What Do These Have in Common?

What do the areas of: Downtown, the Twin Peaks Mall, the Farmers Market, Boulder County Fairgrounds, and the Fastracks Station/Bus Station all have in common?

What do the issues of "economic vitality", City "branding", creating a walkable community, new business development, jobs, the airport, retail leakage, recreation, environmental protection, water stewardship ... and more.... all have in common?

LONGMONT FEATURED AT "BROWNFIELDS CONFERENCE"

The "COLORADO BROWNFIELDS CONFERENCE" will feature Longmont's South East Urban Renewal Authority planning area at their annual event. Colorado Brownfields Conference Nov 14 - 15th 2011 The focus of several sessions will revolve around the challenges and potentials of development -particularly the Sugar Mill site.  Long a visual feature of the city for miles in every direction, this now underutilized former sugar beet plant has long been recognized as being...(click title to read more)..

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A "PLACE TO FLOURISH" - a "GREEN FRAMEWORK"

As part of the 1st and Main Transit Center development, the City has posted a wonderful presentaion by TownScape, Inc. called "PLACES TO FLOURISH".  It highlights that a "green framework" is principle to the effort of transitioning to a healthy "new economy". Check it out and recommend it to your Facebook friends, and you can help move Longmont into a flourishing future!

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1st & MAIN - Transit Center

Longmont has begun their community outreach and visioning on the 1st & Main Transit Center.  Located near the St. Vrain River Corridor, the succsess of this effort may largely depend on linkage to this vital greenway.

There is an excellent presentation about the vital importance of creating "PLACE", in  the economic well being and flourishing of cities in the future "New Economy". 

"SMART + CONNECTED" COMMUNITIES INSTITTUTE - PLANNING LESSONS

SUSTAINABILITY was the focus of this Boulder conference.  Although you missed it, it is not too late the see the recorded sessions!  (and save yourself a lot of $$'s).  The big concluding lessons to come out of this are that "Smart Cities" are deliberate about their futures, and utilizing innovation pro-actively.  They recognize the changing reality of how the internet is empowering learning and development strategies that are efficient, less expensive, and more effective towards creating sustainable futures for our cities.

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The Times Call had an article about the river months ago.

When is the city staff going to start that re-envisioning process talked about in the Times-Call?

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River Corridor Develpment Drives Pueblo Economy

Pueblo's Arkansas River Corridor has garnered 100's of millions in investment funding, helping to drive the economy of the city.  What Longmont does will be different, perhaps more of a natural river stewardship approach, perhaps with linkage to Twin Peaks or Longmont's downtown, or the Count Fairgrounds.  Whatever route the city takes, what exists now needs to be re-examined.  Read more about Pueblo's approach at the attached article: 

TIMES-CALL article discusses City flood preparedness plans

City workers go door to door to warn of possible imminent St. Vrain River flooding.

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Flood Emergency Notification System - City of Longmont

If you live along the St. Vrain corridor or any of its major tributaries, we suggest that you sign up for Longmont's  emergency notification system at the above link.

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Tennessee Riverpark Master Plan

History The most comprehensive and inclusive planning process ever undertaken in Chattanooga and Hamilton County was accomplished between 1982 and 2005.......... ....Following hundreds of public and private meetings involving thousands of citizens, the Tennessee Riverpark Master Plan was completed in March 1985 and later presented to an overflow crowd at the then new Chattanooga-Hamilton County Convention and Trade Center. The visionary plan advised that the Chattanooga riverfront was owned by everyone and should be developed "under a guiding idea which will bring its banks to life, make it a central point of pride for the City's people, and move it to the forefront of national consciousness".

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