Downtown Development District - A Passion for Progress

To: DDD Commission
Downtown Stakeholders

DDD Commission Meeting

Our May DDD Commission Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m. at the Expressway Park Recreation Center, 935 S. 11th Street. Join us as we discuss a number of exciting projects including the Nicholson Streetcar, Rotary Centennial Project, and updates on numerous other downtown initiatives. Please join us immediately following the meeting as we will have a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly completed Downtown Greenway at Expressway Park.

We will begin promptly at 8 a.m. Please mark your calendars to attend this important meeting. Attached is the agenda for your perusal. Street parking is available on Myrtle Ave. or the parking lot at Myrtle & South 11th St.

*Please dress accordingly as we will be outdoors for the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, and please let me know if you have any questions.

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DDD Commission Meeting
May 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.
Expressway Park Recreation Center, 935 S. 11th St

1. Call to Order

2. Declare Quorum

3. Approve Agenda

4. Approve April 14, 2015 Minutes

5. Board Action

6. Update from Previous Board Meeting

a. Governmental Issues

b. Development Initiatives

  • Expressway Park Master Plan
  • Louisiana Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Rotary Centennial Project Update
  • Nicholson Streetcar Project
  • LASM North Courtyard Renovations
  • Riverfront Improvements
  • Downtown Maintenance Committee
  • Downtown Greenway Update
  • EPA Bike Share Program
  • New Businesses
  • Events
    o Live After Five - May 15 & 21
    o AIDS Candlelight Memorial - May 17
    o St. Jude's Run for the Children - May 23
    o Memorial Day Concert - May 25
    o Red Stick Festival - May 29 & 30
    o Children's Hunger 5K - May 30
    o FUMC Community Worship - May 31
    o Baton Rouge Arts Market / World Peace Day - June 6
    o Just Want to Be Heard, R&B Concert - June 7
    o Foundation for Historical Louisiana/Old Governor's Mansion
    o Manship Theatre Events / LSU MOA
    o Capitol Park Museum
    o Old State Capitol
    o River Center Events
    o BRSO
    o LASM
    o USS Kidd

7. Strategic Plan

a. Plan Baton Rouge II

8. Ongoing Projects

  • CPEX
  • DBA

9. Correspondence

10. Public Comment

247 Florida Street Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801 (225) 389-5520 TELEPHONE (225) 389-5523 FACSIMILE

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