Monthly Archives: January 2013

City of Sac Planning & Design Commission Comments on “Broadway Vision” at March 14 meeting

The City of Sacramento Planning and Design Commission will be reviewing and commenting on the “Broadway Vision Plan” document and its recommendations for improving the Broadway corridor at its regular meeting on Thursday, March 14th, 2013, at 5:30pm.  The Planning and Design Commission is not being asked to take action at this hearing; it is for review and comment only. Broadway Vision Study Overview: ULI Sacramento and the Greater Broadway Partnership organized an active outreach effort, including community forums and public workshops, that served as a guiding road map and … Read More

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Delta and its Potential Impacts to Land Use and Development Program

On January 24 at the Sacramento City Council Chambers a panel spoke on the Recent Developments with the Delta and its Potential Impacts to Land Use and Development.  With 100 people in attendance, Supervisor Don Nottoli provided the keynote address followed by a panel discussion addressing land use related issues and the Sacramento Delta, the largest ecosystem on the West coast of the Americas. Speakers pictured left to right:  David Zehnder (ULI Chair); Supervisor Don Nottoli, Les Grober, Randy Kanouse, Jonas Minton, Tom Gohring, Elinar Maisch and Gladys Cornell (ULI … Read More

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Just Growth: Inclusion and Prosperity in America’s Metropolitan Regions

If you missed last week’s Think Tank session for ULI members, you have an opportunity to request a free copy of our speaker’s publication.  Chris Benner, Associate Professor, Community and Regional Development and Researcher at Center for Regional Change at University of California, Davis presented an overview on Just Growth: Inclusion and Prosperity in America’s Metropolitan Regions.  Breaking new ground in its innovative blend of quantitative and qualitative methods, the book argues that another sort of growth is possible. Offering specific insights for regional leaders and analysts of metropolitan areas, … Read More

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Sacramento Tree Foundation’s Greenprint Summit: Bridging Public Health and Urban Forest

This year’s 3rd Annual Greenprint Summit is being held on January 31, and will focus on bridging public health and the urban forest. Those attending include municipal planners, health professionals, elected officials, urban forest managers, and community activists.  The Tree Foundation’s mission is to grow healthy, livable communities in the Sacramento region by building the best regional urban forest in the nation. Over the last decade there has been an explosion in new research and pilot projects involving the impact of the built environment on public health. The Tree Foundation … Read More

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