Urban Design – Meeting Notes March 9th 2022

Published On: March 9th, 2022Categories: Focus Team Updates, Urban Design

Focus Team: Urban Design Meeting #4 (March 9): Open Spaces, Pedestrian/Bike Trails & Streetscape.

Date and Location: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – Community Center

Estimated Attendance: 26

Guiding Questions:  

  • What types of opens spaces should happen at Brown Ranch?
  • What types of pedestrian and bicycle networks should occur at Brown Ranch? • How should stormwater be handled and what type of streetscape?
  • What type of landscapes should be at Brown Ranch?
  • What role does Urban Design play in:
  1. Health Equity?
  2. Sustainability?
  3. Project Economics?
  4. Infrastructure?

Key Technical Information Shared:  

Michael Ann Marchand, Focus Team co-chair, provided a review of what we know about the Brown  Ranch site to-date. Tim Sullivan, technical consultant from Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, presented on landscape context, ecological conditions, and choices we have to make regarding Brown  Ranch. See attached slides. A recording of the meeting is available upon request.