Downtown Development District - A Passion for Progress

To: DDD Commission
Downtown Stakeholders

Re: DDD Commission Meeting, Agenda

Our August DDD Commission Meeting will be held at the The Woman's Club, 259 East Boulevard on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Please mark your calendars to attend this important meeting.

Join us as we discuss a number of exciting projects including: Riverfront Development Projects, Commerce Building Acquisition, Downtown Greenway Update, new business announcements and a number of exciting events.

We will begin promptly at 8 a.m. Attached below is the agenda for your perusal, and we thank The Woman's Club for hosting us.

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

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DDD Commission Meeting
Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.
The Woman's Club, 259 East Blvd.


1. Call to Order

2. Declare Quorum

3. Approve Agenda

4. Approve July 10th, 2012 Minutes

5. Board Action

6. Update from Previous Board Meeting

a. Governmental Issues

  • Riverfront Development - Proposed Implementation Projects

b. Development Initiatives

  • Downtown Greenway Update
  • Florida Street and River Road Levee Access/LASM improvements
  • Repentance Park Update
  • BREC Convention Street Park Update
  • The Elysian
  • Downtown Residential Façade Grant Program Update
  • Downtown Anti-Litter Initiatives
  • Commerce Building Acquisition
  • New Business Announcements
    o City Bar Open
    o Ameritas Technologies
  • Events
    o Belle Summer Concert Series - Aug. 17 & 24
    o B.R. Sickle Cell Community Fun Run / 5K - Aug. 25
    o Smart Growth Summit - Aug. 27 - 29
    o Kress Gallery & BR Walls Project Presents works by BR Wall Project - Aug. 30
    o B.R. Arts Market - Sept. 1
    o Live After Five Concerts - Sept. 7,14,21,28, Oct. 5,12,19,26
    o FUMC Cambodia Craft Sale - Sept. 9
    o Capitol Park Museum
    o Realtor's Expo - Nov. 1
    o LASM
    o Manship Theatre Events / LSU MOA
    o Old State Capitol - Exhibit
    o FHL/Old Governor's Mansion
    o River Center Events

7. Strategic Plan

a. Plan Baton Rouge II

8. Ongoing Projects

  • CPEX

9. Correspondence

10. Public Comment

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

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