Monday, February 2, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

plan lafayette week

Last year, Lafayette adopted its comprehensive plan, known as PlanLafayette. It sets the framework for development throughout the city over the next 20 years so we build the city we want, rather than do it haphazardly.

And last year, PlanLafayette designated a week in February to highlight items from the plan that are of interest to Lafayette residents. This year, they're bringin' it back!

http://www.lafayettela.gov/ComprehensivePlan/Pages/PlanLafayette-Week.aspx


PlanLafayette Week will be held from February 4-11, 2015. A series of events are scheduled, and they'll show how some of the plan's action items are being put into place, along with the action items coming up next. The different events are bringing in planning experts from across the country.

If you like to be involved in city and community events, this week will be like going to Disney World! There are events for just about anything you could want to hear about. For all the what, when, where and registration link-a-roos (yeah, I went there), head over to the PlanLafayette Week website.


THE LINEUP
Wednesday, February 4
  • Reinvent the Hub City: Improving Your Community Through Transit
  • Revitalize Neighborhoods: The Future of Transportation in Lafayette: How our city can defy the odds by designing streets for more than just cars

Thursday, February 5
  • Revitalize Neighborhoods: How Lafayette Can Make It Big with Small Urban Development
  • Revitalize Neighborhoods: Recover Acadiana and the705 Tactical Urbanism Neighborhood Workshops featuring Tommy Pacello

Friday, February 6
  • Reinvent the Hub City: Public Art/Place Marketing
Saturday, February 7
  • The Lexicon of Sustainability Photo Exhibit
  • Project Front Yard: Krewe of Rio Parade Litter Cleanup
Monday, February 9
  • Refine Government: Unified Development Code
Tuesday, February 10
  • Reenvision Natural Resources: PFY: Take Pride Winnipeg! and Project Front Yard Beautification Summit (Side note: Read my summary of last year's Reenvision Natural Resources breakfast on the blog! It was a very inspiring morning.)
If you're interested in attending one (or a few) of the events, make sure to register in advance. Many venues have limited seating.

Now go get involved in Lafayette's future!

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