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  1. Green Gathering: Call to Action Wednesday, October 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Creston High -What we have done so far; Overview of the Green Grand Rapids process, where we are/how we got here -Where we are going from here; What's next! -How can you get involved; meet partners/champion groups, find out how you can help! Green Grand Rapids Partner/Champion organizations will be joining us at Green Gathering: Call to Action to introduce their group and tell us about what they are doing and how YOU can help! -Friends of GR Parks -WMEAC -WMMBA -Fulton Street Farmers Market -Grand River grou
  2. Green Gathering: Call to Action Wednesday, October 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Creston High -What we have done so far; Overview of the Green Grand Rapids process, where we are/how we got here -Where we are going from here; What's next! -How can you get involved; meet partners/champion groups, find out how you can help! Green Grand Rapids Partner/Champion organizations will be joining us at Green Gathering: Call to Action to introduce their group and tell us about what they are doing and how YOU can help! -Friends of GR Parks -WMEAC -WMMBA -Fulton Street Farmers Market -Grand River gr
  3. Green Gathering: Actions is Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at Harrison Park Elementary School from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Please park and use the Muskegon Street entrance. Plan conecpts that capture the public's input will begin to create a vision for what an implemented plan would look like. Five special study areas, including the Grand River, Butterworth Landfill, 201 Market, Joe Taylor Park, and Ball-Perkins Park will integrate the community's ideas into a series of achievable plans. Citizens will be asked to identify partnering opportunities and funding strategies and to prioritize the City's work
  4. Green Gathering: Actions is Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at Harrison Park Elementary School from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Please park and use the Muskegon Street entrance. Plan conecpts that capture the public's input will begin to create a vision for what an implemented plan would look like. Five special study areas, including the Grand River, Butterworth Landfill, 201 Market, Joe Taylor Park, and Ball-Perkins Park will integrate the community's ideas into a series of achievable plans. Citizens will be asked to identify partnering opportunities and funding strategies and to prioritize the City's work
  5. The Kayak discussion went really well- We had over 60 community members there, which is great! There seemed to be a lot of really good conversation going on... I will be posting information/results collected at the meeting on www.greengrandrapids.us in the near future! Look under "Grand River"
  6. FYI Potential Kayak Course on Grand River A special study will explore opportunities to enhance the recreational use of the Grand River, through the addition of boating access sites, creation of a kayak course and improvements to fisheries. From Green Grand Rapids meetings and discussions with City staff, the potential of a kayak course on the Grand River has been narrowed to four choices:
  7. FYI The first of several Area Specific design charrettes is scheduled for January 9th and 10th! You can help plan a city park- The City's Parks and Rec Department will be hosting a two-day Design Charrette to provide an opportunity for community members to learn more about the Butterworth Landfill Superfund site and share park development ideas with the design team. January 9th 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm January 10th 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Westside Complex, 215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids For more information, please contact City Parks and Rec Directo
  8. FYI We have started discussions on the various "Area Specific Plans" that will be part of the Green Grand Rapids planning process... These include: 201 Market Joe Taylor Park Butterworth Landfill Ball/Perkins Riverwalk I will be posting community meeting/charrette dates that correspond with each Area Specific Plan on our Green Grand Rapids website (www.greengrandrapids.us) Stay Tuned!!!
  9. Yes! I think it will be a great way to engage the community in the "Green Planning process" !!! We also have a facebook group (Green Grand Rapids)
  10. Hello All! I am with the Planning Department and will be posting topics, comments, etc..... frequently! If you have input regarding the Green Grand Rapids planning process, post it! We are looking for community input! If you have a question, post it! I will respond as quickly as I can! You can also find alot of great information on our website, dedicated specifically to the Green Grand Rapids planning process... visit www.greengrandrapids.us (where you will soon be able to link directly to this forum!) Grand Rapids is going Green! We need ideas and input from you- lets keep
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