Consortium Members: Thunder Valley CDC + partners OST Office of the President OS Lakota Housing Authority OST Partnership for Housing MazaskaOwecasoOtipi OST Environmental Protection OST Rural Water OST Health Administration OST Office of Economic Dev / REDA OST Land Office Bureau of Indian Affairs PR Area Chamber of Commerce Lakota Funds Oglala Nation Education Coalition Village of Pine Ridge Possible new members: OST Transportation & Transit OST Parks & Recreation OST Public Safety / Justice OST Water & Sewer Oglala Lakota College Colorado State University Center for Business & Economics First Peoples Fund TuswecaTiyospaye Anpetu Luta Otipi Native American Natural Foods LLC And… how many others?
Why plan? What are the opportunities? What we heard in January What we are going to do today Setting the stage for Visioning and Listening
Blessed with a unique opportunity To create a strong community Devoted to family, Fostering business, working together for future generations.
Greensburg Sustainable Comprehensive Plan Community A progressive community that offers urban services within the unassuming feel of a rural, Midwestern community. Family A community that provides opportunities for its young people in the way of jobs, education, and recreation as reasons to stay in Greensburg. Prosperity A community where entrepreneurial spirit, customer service, and a sustainable economy permeate the business sector and where residents, travelers, and tourists enjoy a full line of locally owned businesses that provide jobs and services to an exceptional example of small-town America. Environment A community that recognizes the importance of the natural environment and balances the need for growth and economic development with the maintenance and improvement of the environment. Affordability An up-to-date, affordable rural community where housing plans and strategies incorporate energy-efficient design and materials and serve as a regional and national model for integrating residents of all ages and needs with services of all kinds. Catalysts The rebuilding process starts with the most stimulating structures and spaces. These will spawn further growth. Growth A community that opens its doors to new residents and visitors without affecting the values and lifestyles of its current residents. Renewal A community that makes proactive decisions that use this opportunity to reverse the decline of the community and build a progressive city with a strong future. Water Treat each drop of water as a precious resource. Health Improve quality of life by promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. Energy Promote a high level of efficiency in new construction and look to renewable options for generation. Wind Greensburg’s vast wind resources are part of an emerging economy and should be harvested. Built Environment Build a town that encourages interaction between residents, welcomes guests, and serves as a model community. New development should be durable, healthy, and efficient. City projects will lead the way by becoming examples of green practices that are built to last.
“Greensburg is a global example of how clean energy can power an entire community, how it can bring jobs and businesses to a place where piles of bricks and rubble once lay.” President Barack Obama INSERT COLOR RUBBLE IMAGE HERE disaster image EF5 Tornado First Platinum Community
Energy Promote a high level of efficiency in new construction and look to renewable options for generation.
Water Treat each drop of water as a precious resource.
1. What would make this day and this plan meaningful to you? What gives you hope? 2. What values form the core of the Oglala Lakota culture? 3. Describe your vision for your future and the future of your children and grandchildren?
Steering Committee Comprised of broad regional representation of diverse views.
In terms of Oglala Lakota cultural values: How does this topic relate to the vision described today? What opportunities does this topic offer for achieving the vision? (What it looks like) What are the outcomes needed to realize the vision? (How to get there)
Steps of the Planning Process 1: Mobilize 2: Discover 3: Analyze 4: Plan 5: Align 6: Adopt 7: Implement 8: Train 9: Sustain
Schedule2011 JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSeptOct Nov Dec Mobilize Discover Analyze Plan Align(thru Aug. 2012) Adopt Implement (thru Jan ‘13) Train (thru Nov ‘12)
Schedule2012 JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSeptOct Nov Dec Align (starting July 2011) Implement (starting Oct 2011) Train (first workshop Nov 2011)
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