Category - Citizens Academies

18
Feb

Citizens Academy: Aging in Place

Roughly 12,000 Baby Boomers are hitting retirement age every day in the United States. America as a whole is aging, and Huntsville is no exception. As life expectancy improves, the percentage of our population 65 and over will continue to increase.  In 1990, one out of every ten people in Huntsville were over the age of 65. By the year 2030, …

14
Oct

Citizens Academy: Neighborhood Revitalization

A Citizens’ Academy was held on Neighborhood Revitalization at the Knight Center on the campus of Alabama A&M University on October 14, 2014. It was hosted by A&M and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.  Thank you to all who attended the meeting!  Presentation Reinvestment: Process+Resources, presented by Lakey Boyd of Re:Posit Strategies and Tony Pickett of MetroCenter Associates.  “Neighborhood …

23
Sep

Joe Minicozzi Presentation

Joe Minicozzi spoke in Huntsville on September 23rd, 2014 at Merrimack Hall. The event was sponsored by the Committee of 100; Downtown Huntsville, Inc.; and the City of Huntsville. Minicozzi, principal of planning analytics firm Urban3 in Asheville, North Carolina has garnered national media recognition for his research on the financial benefits of urban, mixed-use development over suburban, “big-box” …

16
Sep

Citizens Academy: Economic Development

Thank you to everyone who attended the events! Part I was held at Lee High School on September 16th at 6PM. Topics: The Future of Commercial Development, presented by Lakey Boyd of Re:Posit Strategies/Market and Main. The way we design and build our shops, our offices, and our industry is evolving. Commercial development is decentralizing, getting smaller, …

24
Jun

Ditto Landing

The Ditto Landing Master Plan  View the PDFs below: Narrative Master Plan Phase I Phase II Phase III Circulation Open House: April 15, 2015   Check out the presentation, map exercises and more from the Ditto Landing Citizens Academy. Date: June 24, 2014 Presenter: Dennis Madsen, City of Huntsville Location: Kingston Pavilion, Ditto Landing Download …

23
Apr

Ditto Landing Master Plan

The Ditto Landing Master Plan  View the PDFs below: Narrative Master Plan Phase I Phase II Phase III Circulation Open House: April 15, 2015   Check out the presentation, map exercises and more from the Ditto Landing Citizens Academy. Date: June 24, 2014 Presenter: Dennis Madsen, City of Huntsville Location: Kingston Pavilion, Ditto Landing Download …

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