Committee to Continue Review of Transitional District We said it before and we'll say it again... Join us, get involved, sharing is caring... Reminder that our next Steering Committee Meeting is taking place today, Wednesday, June 1st at 4:30 pm. All meetings are open to the public and posted to the City Calendar. We invite … Continue reading Let’s Talk Transitional: 6/1 Meeting, Final Reminder
Hello Friends of Historic West Des Moines: Take a peek into the week ahead... Happy Reminder: Committee Meeting June 1st Cheers to it almost being June! Our next Steering Committee Meeting is coming up in a week on Wednesday, June 1st at 4:30 pm. A reminder that all meetings are open to the public and … Continue reading You’ve Got Mail!
Happy Friday Historic West Des Moines! To accommodate the additional information requests and community outreach discussed at the meeting on April 20th, 2022, the next Historic West Des Moines Steering Committee meeting will be shifted from May 11th to Wednesday, June 1st. This will allow time to research and assess the comments and concerns shared by … Continue reading Next Steering Committee, June 1st
Hello Historic West Des Moines: A reminder that the next Steering Committee Meeting will be taking place today -- Wednesday, April 20th at 4:30 pm at the Human Services Building, 139 6th Street. The focus of this meeting will be on the Transitional District, which generally surrounds the Mixed-Use Commercial District centered on 5th Street. … Continue reading Reminder: Steering Committee Meeting 4/20
On March 30th, 2022, following 3-hours of thoughtful review and discussion, the Draft Design Guidelines for Railroad Avenue were recommended by the Steering Committee with a vote of 12-yes, 3-no. The Working Draft of the Design Guidelines, which includes the already approved Mixed Use Commercial District, will be updated to reflect the motions and added … Continue reading Draft Guidelines for Railroad Avenue District Receive Committee Recommendation
March 9th, 2022 · Steering Committee Meeting: A Steering Committee meeting was held on March 9th at 4:30pm to review updates to the Railroad Avenue District. In their review, the committee requested additional information on zoning, legal procedures, and development considerations to assist in their recommendation. Talking points centered on proposed building heights (what is … Continue reading Quick Recap: Steering Committee Meeting 3/09
“This is the most clapping ever had in a City Council meeting.” On February 21st, 2022 pages 1-40 of the Design Guidelines (focused on the Mixed Use Commercial District) were reviewed and adopted by City Council with a vote of 5-yes, 0-no. The meeting took place at 5:30 pm at City Hall, 4200 Mills Civic … Continue reading City Council Adopts Design Guidelines for Mixed Use Commercial District
On February 16th, 2022 the Draft Design Guidelines for Railroad Avenue, were reviewed by the Steering Committee. The general direction of the Draft Guidelines for Railroad Avenue were well received, with comments and next steps focused on the following: Appreciation of streetscape recommendations and leveraging the corridor as a gateway to Valley Junction. There is … Continue reading Steering Committee Meeting 2/16: Highlights + Next Steps