Big Picture Meeting Activity One

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Visions/Goals/Indicators identified by small group discussions at Big Picture meeting on January 28, 2010

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Big Picture Meeting Activity One

  1. 1. The  Big  Picture  Meeting   28  January  2010   Activity  One:  Missing  Issues/Topics;  Goals/Visions/Indicators       Missing  Issues/Topics       • Air  Quality   • Light  Pollution   • Health  Care/Health  Insurance   • Traffic  Safety   • Safety   • Commerce   • Parks/Greenspace   • Cultural/Historical/Social   • Architectural  design/Streetscape   • Commercial  Development   • Culture   • Education   • Public  Safety   • Community  Facilities/Space   • Art   • Local  Economy/Investment   • Local  Food  Processing   • Information  management   • Construction   • Parks/Space   • Gathering  Space   • Public  Art   • Health   • Vegetation   • Nutrient  Management   • Communication  Vehicles/Kiosk   • Energy  Conservation   • Waste  Management   • Parks/Public  Space   • Gathering  Spaces   • Public  Art   • Youth  Engagement   • Health  (include  as  indicators)   • Education/Conservation   • Dog  Park/Pet’s  Needs   • Nutrient  Management/Soil  Management   • Permaculture   1
  2. 2. • Technology  Access   • Local  Jobs       Visions/Goals/Indicators     Vision:  Sustain  Local  Businesses   Goal:  Keep  Existing  Local  Businesses  Serving  the  Neighborhood   Indicators:     • #  of  business  lost/gained  every  5  years   • Measure  clientele  of  businesses     • Net  revenue  of  businesses     Vision:  Provide  Produce  for  Local  School  Lunches   Goals:     • Gardens  at  the  Schools   • Educational  Programs/Clubs   • Partnerships  with  CSAs  and  Businesses   Indicators:     • Amount  of  Local  Goods  Used  and  Produced   • Net  Amount  of  Outside  vs.  Local  Sources     Vision:  All  New  Construction  and  Remodeling  Must  Include  Alternative  Energy  Sources  and     Passive  Building  Techniques   Goals:     • Have  Policies/Rules  in  Place  By  2015   • Start  Educational  Programs  About  Benefits  of  Alternative  Energy   Indicator:     • Net  Energy  Use  per  Month/Year     Alternative  Energy  Sources:   • Passive  Heating  and  Cooling   • Solar   • Green  Roof     Economic  Stability:     • Keeping  Businesses  in  Neighborhoods   • Local  Jobs   • Local  Availability  of  Products   • Serving  Neighborhoods     Education   Vision:  In  2020,  our  neighborhood  schools  will  be  jewels  -­‐  thriving,  desirable,  walkable,  and     incorporate  sustainability  into  the  curriculum.     2
  3. 3. Indicators:     • Number  of  kids  who  walk  to  schools   • %  neighborhood  kids  attending  neighborhood  schools   • Student  performance   • Alternative  energy  usage  at  schools     Environmental  Health  (includes  drinking  water,  air  quality  and  noise)   Vision:  In  2020,  our  environment  provides  healthy  air,  drinking  water  and  quiet   Indicators:     • #  planes  flying  over  neighborhood   • Noise  levels  inside  and  outside   • Comparable  water  to  rest  of  city   • Lower  measurable  toxins(?)  and  better  air  quality     Green  Space  (parks,  walking  places,  shoreline,  access,  dog  parks)   Vision:  In  2020,  there  is  park  space  or  walking  paths  within  walkable  distance  of  any  point     in  the  neighborhood  which  are  interconnected.   Indicators:  Inventory  of  park  space  and  trails     Infrastructure  (maintenance,  downsizing)   Vision:  In  2020,  the  land  area  devoted  to  cars  will  be  reduced  and  remaining  roads  and  public     structures  are  maintained.     Public  Transportation   Vision:  In  2020,  public  transportation  is  safe,  dependable,  desirable,  frequent,  affordable.   Indicators:     • Access  to  bus  stops   • Bus  fares   • Access  distance  to  high  speed  rail  station     Vision  Statements  and  Goals:     • In  our  future  (2020)  everybody  would  have  access  to  (the  ability  to  obtain)  100%  of  their   produce  from  within  the  neighborhood   • In  2030  we  could  all  live  in  this  neighborhood  without  a  car   • Our  grandchildren  will  know  the  history  of  this  neighborhood   • By  2015  have  access  to  a  library  of  expertise  in  our  neighborhood     Indicators:     • Business  diversity   • Membership  in  neighborhood  produce  co-­‐op   • #  of  families  participating  in  community  gardens   • #  of  bikes/bike  racks   • Track  vehicle  ownership   • Air  quality   3
  4. 4. • History  club  membership/age  of  members   • Local  history  curriculum  in  schools   • Volume  of  photos/art  and  cultural  events  related  to  history  of  neighborhood   • #  of  festivals  in  neighborhood   • #  of  historical  markers   • #  of  volunteers/members  in  “expertise”  club     Goals:     • Like  to  see  retail/commercial  development  becoming  more  viable.  Addition  of   things/retail  that  we’re  lacking-­‐more  retail  (clothing  example)   • Kipp:  increase  employees  in  walkable  distance     • 15/380  -­‐  Public  Transportation   • More  employment  centers  within  walking  distance  -­‐  zoning  not  to  prohibit  employment   centers   • The  community  is  included  in  decision  making  concepts  like  mix  of  uses  and  diversity   • Community  vegetable  gardens  increase  by  a  measurable  number  and  can  market  as  well   • Transportation  Issue:  Decrease  use  of  private  auto  as  primary  transportation     • Support  high  speed  rail   • Community  truck   • Increase  elder  care  living     Indicators:     • %  Employees  at  Kipp  that  live  in  neighborhood  or  take  bus  to  work     Vision  Statements:     • People  of  all  ages  are  aware  of  our  sustainable  neighborhood  actions   • Decisions  about  living  automatically  incorporate  sustainable  themes   • The  majority  of  our  homes  and  businesses  are  using  renewable  energy   • Reduce  GHG  emissions  by  50%  by  2050     Indicators:     • Amount  of  energy  reduction  per  capita   • Portion  of  homes/businesses  using  renewables   • Education:  Listing,  numbered  opportunities  to  learn  about  sustainability   • Education:  Amount  of  participation  in  gatherings,  events  on  sustainability   • Portion  of  people  who  can  tell  where  their  energy  comes  from  and  how  they  have   reduced  it   • Portion  of  people  using  public  transit  vs.  individual  cars   • How  many  trees  in  neighborhood   • How  many  miles  driven  per  person?   • Amount  of  food  produced  in  neighborhood   • How  much  garbage  do  we  generate     Goals:     4
  5. 5. • House  has  the  ability  to  access  technical  and  financial  assistance  to  decrease  energy   consumption     • Land  use  which  enhances  water  quality   • Pedestrian  friendly   • Clean  lakes     Indicators:     • Local  produce     Vision:  By  2020  all  SASY  residents  will  have  opportunity  to  source  all  produce  locally  (within     neighborhood)   Goals:     • Neighborhood  greenhouse  (perhaps  co-­‐op)   • Orchards/Edible  landscapes   • Yard  co-­‐op/collective   • Permaculture  workshops   • Tool  library   • Compost/community  compost     Vision:  By  2020,  we  will  be  able  to  swim  in  our  lakes   Goals:   • Decrease  soil  erosion  on  shoreline   • Gray  water  legalization  passes     • Increase  natural  shorelines   • Water  conservation   • Runoff  reduction   • Pet  waste  education     Vision:  All  households  will  have  the  ability  to  be  car  free   Goals:     • Walkable  dog  park   • Closed  off  streets   • Traffic  calming  measures   • Public  transportation  access:  better  Metro  service;  more  car  sharing;  community  truck     Indicators:     • %  of  produce  locally  sourced  (survey)   • Increase  in  local  food  production   • Jobs   • Salaries     Visions:     • 2030  -­‐  Grandchildren  will  be  able  to  walk  to  work  earning  a  livable  wage   • Urban  environment  that  provides  for  grandchildren:  living  wage;  urban  agriculture   5
  6. 6. • Local  neighborhood  that  has  systems  in  place  for  people:  grow  own  food;  water;  jobs;   transportation/street  design;  architectural  compatibility   • Senior  living  resident  able  to  remain  in  the  hood     Goals:     • Growing  food  locally   • Composting:  create  a  neighbor  co-­‐op  to  deliver  and  remove   • Integrate  work,  live,  urban  agriculture,  streets   • Safe  viable  transportation   • Asphalt  runoff:  Retaining  wall  at  Bernards  =  coal  wall  =  former  resource/change  to   resource  (i.e.  compost)   • Better  street  design:  Riverside  &  Winnebago  is  dangerous   • Infill  more  compatible  with  existing  neighborhoods     Indicators:     • Amount  of  leaves  hauled  out  of  hood   • #  of  people  using  Sycamore,  Badger  Rd   • How  many  current  jobs   6

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