Downtown Development District - A Passion for Progress

Reminder: The DDD Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday morning February 10th at 8 am in the Capitol Park Welcome Center, 702 River Road.

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow morning!


To: DDD Commission
Downtown Stakeholders

Re: DDD Commission Meeting, Agenda

Our February DDD Commission meeting will be held at the Capitol Park Welcome Center, 702 River Road at 8 am on Tuesday, February 10th.

Please mark your calendars to attend this important meeting. Several special guest will be joining us including: Secretary of State Jay Dardenne, who will brief us on major changes scheduled for the Old State Capitol, Pete Clements, riverfront property land developer, who will give us a status of the River Park development and John Noland, Chairman of the EBR Redevelopment Authority. He will update us on recent board activity.

The Capitol Park Welcome Center is located adjacent to the Pentagon Barracks and parking is available on River Road across the street from the building or in the Capitol Park Welcome Center garage at the corner of Lafayette St. and North St.

Join us as we discuss a number of exciting projects in various stages of development, new businesses opening up downtown and new development initiatives.

We will begin promptly at 8 am. Attached below is the agenda for your perusal and we thank State Welcome Center for hosting us.
See you on Tuesday at 8 am and please let me know if you have any questions.


PS. Also, please mark on your calendar to attend the next important public presentation of Plan Baton Rouge ll on Monday, February 9th at 5:30 pm at the Louisiana State Museum.

DDD Commission Meeting

Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 8:00 a.m.

Capitol Park Welcome Center, 702 River Road


1. Call to Order

2. Declare Quorum

3. Approve Agenda

4. Approve January 13, 2009 Minutes

5. Board Action

6. Update from Previous Board Meeting

a. Governmental Issues

Downtown Stakeholder Survey Analysis
DVAP - Kiosk

b. Development Initiatives

Old State Capitol Update

Secretary of State Jay Dardenne

River Park Update

Pete Clements

East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority Update

John Noland

Plan Baton Rouge II Update

Rex Cabaniss

North Boulevard Town Square Update

Dana Brown & Joseph Furr

Welcome New Downtown Businesses


Cornerstone Government Affairs

The 525 Executive Suites

Acapulco Mexican Grill


Mardi Gras Parades - February 14, 15 & 21

Capitol Area United Way "Under the Umbrella" - February 14

Amedysis Mardi Gras Mambo 10k - February 14

Valentine's Dinner at the Old Governor's Mansion - February 14
100 Black Men Mardi Gras Gala - February 21

7. Ongoing Projects

Center for Planning Excellence


8. Correspondence

9. Public Comment

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