Monday, January 28, 2008

Budget Presentation/Ward Meeting

City staff will be presenting the budget during a meeting at 6 pm, Thur. Feb. 7th, at the Heart Center (Genesis East Campus). Ald. Lynn, Justin, Meeker, and myself will be in attendance. The budget overview will be followed by Q & A. The aldermen will be available for any other requests, following the presentation.

The city has a listing of upcoming ward meetings: click here.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Planning documents on-line

The next city council planning session is slated for Sunday. The working documents, thus far, have been placed on the city's site. To review, click here. I welcome any comments or suggestions on this blog or contact me at: or 508-2842. Thanks, Ian

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Commercial Corridor Presentation

RDG presented findings on the Brady/Harrison commercial corridor this month. This is one of a number of a number of existing corridors RDG is set to review. I have linked the presentation (as a PDF) on my website, to download - click here.

The file is rather large and might take some time to download, depending on your internet connection. Let me know your thoughts/concerns on this blog or email me at:

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Upcoming Events

I wanted to pass along information on some upcoming events:

SAT., JAN. 12TH, 10 AM
Nathan Brown, Ward Meeting, at Roosevelt Center
More info, click here

MON., JAN. 14TH, 6 PM
Police Chief Candidate Public Reception, at Redstone Room/RME (six candidates remain)

THUR., JAN. 24TH, 6 PM
QC TAG - Alternative Transportation/Biking Meeting, "Complete Streets", at Figge
More info, click here

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Council Planning Sessions

The 2008-09 city council will hold planning sessions from Jan. 6-8. The sessions will give the new council an opportunity to set goals and priorities for the new term. Obviously, we will need to build off of what has been accomplished and focus on some key issues (i.e. increasing jobs, reducing crime, holding the line on taxes and spending, building better neighborhoods, and so forth). I am looking for your thoughts and priorities, also any new ideas you might have that are worthy of discussing. Feel free to post them here (or call/email). Thanks, Ian

(Side note, Nathan Brown has a new blog, I posted a link from this site)

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

City Hall Open House Follows First Meeting

The new city council will host an open house following the first council meeting at 7 pm Wednesday at City Hall. The public is invited to attend! More info, click here.