Downtown Development District - A Passion for Progress

To: DDD Commission
Downtown Stakeholders

Re: DDD Commission Meeting, Agenda

Our January DDD Commission Meeting will be held at Springboard Baton Rouge, 447 Third St. - on the second floor of the Kress Building on Thursday, January 12, 8:00 a.m. The meeting will be held on Thursday due to the National Championship game on Monday evening. Please mark your calendars to attend this important meeting.

Join us as we discuss a number of exciting projects including: Two-waying of St. Phillip/St. Ferdinand, BREC Convention Street Park Update, New Downtown Businesses, and a number of other current initiatives.

We will begin promptly at 8 a.m. Attached below is the agenda for your perusal and we thank Springboard for hosting us.

See you on Thursday at 8 a.m. and please let me know if you have any questions.

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DDD Commission Meeting
Thursday, January 12th, 2012 8:00 a.m.
Springboard Baton Rouge, 447 Third St. - 2nd floor


1. Call to Order

2. Declare Quorum

3. Approve Agenda

4. Approve December 13th, 2011 Minutes

5. Board Action

a. Nominating Committee Report

b. Draft Panhandling Ordinance

6. Update from Previous Board Meeting

a. Governmental Issues

  • FHWA TCSP Grant - North Boulevard Promenade

b. Development Initiatives

  • North Boulevard Town Square Update
  • Repentance Park Update
  • Two-waying St. Phillip/St. Ferdinand
  • Baton Rouge Transit Coalition
  • BREC Convention Street Park
  • River Center WI-FI Expansion
  • Residential Façade Program
  • Belle of Baton Rouge Renovations
  • 2012 BRAC Canvas Trip
  • Clutter Removal Program Update
  • New Business
    o Agave Restaurant & Puncher's Patio Addition
    o MayerIT
    o Dragon Café
    o Zolia Italian Bistro
    o City Bar
  • Events
    o Laurel Street Lollapalooza - January 13th
    o Louisiana Marathon - January 14th
    o MLK March - January 16th
    o "Something Old Something New" - January 18th
    o Red Stick Green Drinks / Foundation for Historical La. Lecture - January 19th
    o Louisiana Life March - January 21st
    o Mignon Faget - January 26th
    o Mardi Gras Parades
    o Manship Theatre Events / LSU MOA
    o River Center Events
    o Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra
    o LASM

7. Strategic Plan

a. Plan Baton Rouge II

8. Ongoing Projects

  • CPEX

9. Correspondence

10. Public Comment

* Please enter through the Third Street entrance to access the second floor.

227 Florida Street Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801(225) 389-5520 TEL(225) 389-5523 FAX

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