Downtown Development District - A Passion for Progress

To: DDD Commission
Downtown Stakeholders

Re: DDD Commission Meeting, Agenda

Our April DDD Commission meeting will be held at the Kean Miller Conference Room, One American Place, 18th Floor, 301 Main Street at 8 am on Tuesday, April 14th. We will meet on the 18th floor

Please mark your calendars to attend this important meeting. 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 Kean Miller for hosting us.

See you on Tuesday at 8 am and please let me know if you have any questions.


DDD Commission Meeting
Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 8:00 a.m.
Kean Miller Conference Room, One American Place, 18th Floor

1. Call to Order
2. Declare Quorum
3. Approve Agenda
4. Approve March 10, 2009 Minutes
5. Board Action6. Update from Previous Board Meeting

a. Governmental Issues

  • Appropriations Request for FY09 for Riverfront Transportation Improvements
    River Road Improvements
  • Arts & Entertainment District certified as a Cultural District
    Metro-Council Request
  • Historic District Area discussion

b. Development Initiatives

  • Plan Baton Rouge II Update
    Rex Cabaniss
  • Downtown Improvements
    Improvements to entry corridors under Interstate I-110
    Changing of St. Louis and St. Ferdinand Streets to two-way streets (PBR II rec.)
    Repentance Park Lights
  • Downtown events Procedures & Guidelines Outline
  • Welcome New Downtown Businesses
    Regions Bank - II City Plaza - Linda Drummond
    Stroube's - Rick Volland
  • Events
    Live After Five - April 17
    Mayor's Bike Day - April 18th
    Providence Corporate Cup - April 18th
    LSU Museum of Art at the Shaw Center for the Arts
    "Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession" thru April 19th
    Earth Day - April 19th
    Sunday in the Park - April 5 - May 17th
    Red Stick Animation Festival - April 22 - 25
    Blues Festival - April 25th
    Fest For All - May 2 & 3

7. Ongoing Projects

  • Center for Planning Excellence

8. Correspondence
9. Public Comment

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