|Residents Invited to Provide Next Round of Input during March 19 Community Visioning Workshop
In January, more than 100 Longmont residents, business
Roundtable participants work on design concepts for the 1st & Main Station project.
owners, property owners and community organizations participated in a community roundtable to brainstorm design concepts for the 1st & Main Station plan.
Click the links below to review presentations from the Jan. 25 meetings, posted on the project website:
Stakeholders Design Concept Workshop (presented 3 to 5 p.m.).
Community Roundtable (presented 6 to 8 p.m.).
Resident Input and Comments from both presentations.
Below are just a few of the comments shared during the Jan. 25 Community Roundtable meeting:
- "Focus on attracting people (jobs and employment) to Longmont."
- "Need to attract businesses."
- "Need strong pedestrian and bicycle connections."
- "Consider a non-developed open space buffer between Boston Avenue and the river."
The plan, expected to be complete by April 2012, is examining short-, mid-, and long-range development and land use potential for the site in addition to determining transit, pedestrian, bicycle and auto connections at the future 1st & Main regional transportation center.
Community Visioning Workshop
A Community Workshop is scheduled for the public, in collaboration with stakeholders and the project team, to view and provide input to the final concepts for a regional transportation center designed to revitalize the area surrounding the old flour mill.
Redevelopment opportunities are numerous for the former Butterball site.
Date: Monday, March 19
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Presentation: 7 p.m.
Location: Longmont Library, Rooms A & B, 409 4th Ave.
Parking underground, Emery Street entrance.
For more information or special accommodations, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-651-8335.
Click on the link and view a short video overview of the plans and goals for the project.