March 27th and 28th
Steering Committee Kick-off
The consultant team will hold an initial meeting with the project Steering Committee to discuss directions and priorities for the project, while identifying existing conditions and trends.
Focus Group Discussions
What are focus groups?
A two-day program of focus group meetings will engage businesses, property owners, neighborhood residents, and others in informal conversations about the district and its potential. If you would like to participate, contact us!
Community Kick-off Meeting – OPEN PUBLIC EVENT
April 27th, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
City Hall – Lower Civic Center
7725 W. North Avenue
What is a community kick-off?
A public event will be held to introduce the project and engage people in discussion. The round table type meeting is a 75 minute period for discussion and idea generation for MidTown Tosa. The event is open to the entire public, including FREE FOOD.
- Short presentation by city and consultant – 15-20 minutes.
- Small group exercise for participants in groups of 8-10 – 25 minutes.
- Small groups present their results to the large group – 20-30 minutes.
- Wrap-up by the consultant and city staff, including next steps – 5 minutes.
May 17th – 19th
Design Studio – OPEN PUBLIC EVENT
Location to be determined
What is a design studio?
After initial public input and discussion about MidTown Tosa, the consultant team is taking your ideas and beginning to design concepts for the future. The event will begin with a short orientation, followed by a self-guided tour for you to interact with planners and engineers at breakout stations. You will learn about key issues facing the district such as transportation, commercial and housing opportunities, potential redevelopment sites, and public space improvements. You can also provide feedback on emerging ideas or draw your own. Open to all the public….stay for 15 minutes or the entire session – we want to talk with you!
June – August
Steering Committee Refinement of Design Studio Concepts
What is concept review?
Concepts prepared during the design studio will be posted to this website and shared with the steering committee. We encourage you to share your comments with the project team here to help us refine the plan’s concepts and recommendations.
Steering Committee Implementation Workshop
What is an implementation workshop?
After a detailed review of the draft strategic plan, concepts, and recommendations, leaders and key stakeholders will discuss strategies for implementation to make the plan a reality.
Open House/Plan Presentation – OPEN PUBLIC EVENT
What is an open house?
The consultant team will present the plan’s concepts and recommendations. Displays and exhibits will be available for the public to review and provide additional comment.
Date, time, and location to be determined.
Approval Process Begins