State of the City 2009

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State of the City 2009

  1. 5. <ul><li>W – Wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>O – Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>R – Regional Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>L – Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>D – Destination </li></ul>
  2. 6. Wisdom
  3. 7. <ul><li>28,000+ in the City Limits </li></ul><ul><li>9.75 square miles of City Limits </li></ul>Wisdom
  4. 8. Wisdom <ul><li>Attractive Destination </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Community </li></ul><ul><li>World Class Government </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Economic Environment </li></ul>
  5. 9. <ul><li>Quality Processes </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Public/Private Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul>Wisdom
  6. 10. <ul><li>Public/Private partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul>Wisdom
  7. 11. <ul><li>Surviving in an </li></ul><ul><li>economic crisis </li></ul>Wisdom
  8. 12. Opportunity
  9. 13. <ul><li>Opportunity to hear our citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Involving the community </li></ul>Opportunity
  10. 14. Newspaper Radio Television World Wide Web Opportunity
  11. 15. <ul><li>Embrace Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Look for new leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Student leadership opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Senior opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Create a better future </li></ul>Opportunity
  12. 16. Opportunity
  13. 17. Post 251 Opportunity
  14. 18. <ul><li>We must look for opportunities to create luck! </li></ul>Opportunity
  15. 19. Regional Thinking
  16. 20. <ul><li>Working toward common goals with other </li></ul><ul><li>Gwinnett cities & organizations </li></ul>Mayor’s Working Together Regional Thinking
  17. 21. <ul><li>Brain Train </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Transportation Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Light Rail </li></ul>Working with neighboring counties Regional Thinking
  18. 22. <ul><li>Water solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation projects </li></ul>Working with other states Regional Thinking
  19. 23. Pleasant Hill/Buford Highway Intersection Regional Thinking
  20. 24. <ul><li>Rogers Bridge Park </li></ul><ul><li>Bikeways </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic through downtown </li></ul>Regional Thinking
  21. 25. <ul><li>KTN, Korean Television Network </li></ul><ul><li>Southeastern Railway Museum </li></ul>Regional Thinking
  22. 26. <ul><li>Building relationships with Gwinnett Delegation </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Municipal Association </li></ul><ul><li>Gwinnett Municipal Association </li></ul><ul><li>Priorities for 2009: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales Tax Collection </li></ul></ul>Regional Thinking
  23. 27. Leadership
  24. 29. Leadership It takes planning to realize a dream. Town Green City and County 2030 Comprehensive Plans
  25. 30. <ul><li>Core Downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Buford Highway Service Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Pleasant Hill Road Heavy Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Pleasant Hill Road-Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Service Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Joan Glancy-Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth District </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Clusters </li></ul><ul><li>Hwy 120 Residential-Church Cluster </li></ul>Leadership
  26. 31. Leadership
  27. 32. <ul><li>Is the project consistent with the Master Plan? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the project a good deal for the taxpayers? </li></ul>Leadership
  28. 33. <ul><li>Doing Now </li></ul><ul><li>DDA Pilot Bond </li></ul><ul><li>Buford Highway Redevelopment Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Allocation District Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Need to Do </li></ul><ul><li>Create TAD (Tax Allocation District) </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation and Wastewater Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline Development Process </li></ul>Leadership
  29. 34. <ul><li>Clearly articulated processes </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hold the hand” of the developer </li></ul><ul><li>Consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul>Leadership
  30. 35. <ul><li>Demonstrate beyond “political rhetoric” support of projects </li></ul><ul><li>Investing in and maintaining public infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Set the standard for development excellence </li></ul>Leadership
  31. 36. <ul><li>Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Phase I – Town Green </li></ul><ul><li>Phase II – Cemetery Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Phase III – City Hall Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Dividends </li></ul><ul><li>Revitalized Downtown </li></ul><ul><li>$7.5 million dollar Private Investment </li></ul><ul><li>New Under Building Parking </li></ul>Leadership
  32. 37. <ul><li>It may take longer to receive SPLOST dollars </li></ul>Leadership
  33. 38. Leadership
  34. 39. Currently we have 31 Capital Improvement Projects budgeted… Highway 120 Realignment, Hospital Connector, Rogers Bridge Trail & City Wide Signage are a few of these. Leadership
  35. 40. New Hotel New office and retail space Leadership
  36. 41. Leadership
  37. 42. Leadership
  38. 43. Leadership
  39. 44. <ul><li>In 1970 Duluth was a quiet city of 1,800 citizens. </li></ul><ul><li>Today over 28,000 people call Duluth home. </li></ul><ul><li>How has Duluth changed over time? </li></ul>Leadership
  40. 45. Leadership
  41. 46. Leadership
  42. 47. Leadership
  43. 48. Leadership
  44. 49. Leadership
  45. 50. Leadership
  46. 51. 2007 – 15 Box Car Loads of Building Supplies Per Day 2008 – Zero. Land is For Sale. Vacant Retail both New and Old Leadership
  47. 52. Leadership
  48. 53. Destination
  49. 54. <ul><li>State Certification of Police Department </li></ul><ul><li>Officer Liz Strickland was awarded the Medal of Merit from the Gwinnett County Chamber </li></ul><ul><li>Received National Main Street Accreditation for the 5 th year </li></ul><ul><li>Created Buford Highway Overlay District </li></ul><ul><li>Added Economic Development Manager to staff </li></ul><ul><li>Initiated new branding process with a new logo & tagline rollout expected in Spring of 09’ </li></ul><ul><li>Approved purchase of an Enterprise Software System that will provide for a more efficient government for its citizens and will allow the City to operate in a more “green” environment </li></ul>Destination
  50. 55. <ul><li>Barefoot in the Park 4,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Smoke on the Mountain 1,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Rockin’ thru the Decades 800 </li></ul><ul><li>Duluth Celebrates America 30,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Bark in the Park 1,500 </li></ul><ul><li>Star94 movie under the stars-Princess Bride 600 </li></ul><ul><li>The Bee Movie 200 </li></ul><ul><li>USO Special Celebration Concert with Big Band 1,500 </li></ul><ul><li>Brown Bag lunches 150 </li></ul><ul><li>The Water Horse 300 </li></ul><ul><li>Surfs Up 500  </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Festival 80,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Festival Concert-The Mustangs 600 </li></ul><ul><li>Oktoberfest 300 </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween on the Green, Festival and Scooby Doo Movie 1,500 </li></ul><ul><li>Duluth’s Hometown Holiday Festival 2,000 </li></ul>Destination
  51. 56. <ul><li>Red Clay Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Southeastern Railway Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing the wholesale merchant market </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel/Motel tax collection </li></ul>Destination
  52. 57. <ul><li>Plans for the old city hall block </li></ul><ul><li>New Duluth library </li></ul><ul><li>Road projects </li></ul><ul><li>New shops/restaurants/entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Live/work/play </li></ul>Destination
  53. 58. Hudgens Art Center Arena at Gwinnett Center Red Clay Theatre New Restaurants Destination
  54. 59. <ul><li>Not just nostalgia, but economic stability </li></ul>Destination
  55. 60. <ul><li>W – Wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>O – Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>R – Regional Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>L – Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>D – Destination </li></ul>
  56. 61. <ul><li>It’s a process </li></ul>
  57. 62. <ul><li>Opening Video: </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Hernandez </li></ul><ul><li>Roland Huthmaker </li></ul><ul><li>Vivian Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Kim </li></ul><ul><li>Nicole Love </li></ul><ul><li>Annette Summerour </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Wilson </li></ul><ul><li>Bebe Rogers </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Rogers </li></ul><ul><li>Alisa Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation: </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Lawrence </li></ul><ul><li>Chris McGahee </li></ul><ul><li>Alisa Williams </li></ul>Sponsors: Korean Television Network Korean American Association
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