Archive for June 15th, 2013

Infill..Since the real estate crash more than 500 million dollars has poured in the core of Tucson fueled by commercial incentives like the Infill Incentive District (IID).   Now, core residents are concerned about  impact and would like to see a different kind of incentive for infill and edge development that serves to stabilize and not harm their neighborhoods.  They would also like their own brand of incentives.  Here’s what’s happenings:

July 22, DSC, basement Room C @ 6:00PM.  3rd  Planning Commission IID Subcommittee to revise the Infill Incentive District.    This deals with concerns of impact to neighborhoods  from infill development.  A 4th meeting is tentatively scheduled for September 9th.

July 13,  Ward 6 office, 9AM to 12PM.   The Neighborhood Infill Coalition (NIC) is hosting the 2nd neighborhood workshop to seek consensus for neighborhood unity.  Attending will be neighborhood coalitions, leaders and residents.  This follows the 2012 neighborhood symposium, and 3 subsequent resident-staff discussions. 

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