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DDA shapes plan with focus on basic services, building inclusivity in downtown Flint | Flint Beat (Flint, MI) - February 2, 2023

In the summer of 2022, Flint Downtown Development Authority (DDA) executive director Kiaira May invited three community development consultants to Flint. Her goal: figure out a path forward for Flint’s struggling DDA.

“Coming into this, the DDA was really just in a disarray,” May, who has held her position since June 2021, explained. “We had no direction, no goals… So as I was leading the organization into something different, I really wanted to have groundwork on what was it that we really wanted to focus on—what was working, what wasn’t working, and how we really wanted to move forward in the next direction.” 

So, in August of last year, Brad Segal, president of Denver-based Progressive Urban Management Associates (P.U.M.A.), along with Yvette Freeman, senior strategist, and Andrea Buglione, senior associate, walked through Flint’s downtown. Read More >>

Downtown Greeley to set course on a new path with updated master plan | Greeley Tribune (Greeley, CO), December 17, 2022

A new plan to guide the next 10 years of downtown Greeley is set to go before the city council next month.

City officials over the past nine months have worked with downtown stakeholders to craft the new plan, which identifies areas where new developments, infrastructure and services can facilitate continued growth and a higher quality of life for people who live, work and play in downtown Greeley. In developing the plan, officials also conducted community outreach, including a survey with more than 1,100 responses in English and Spanish. Read More >>

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