Allegheny • Clarion River Valley Region (Blueprint Initiative)

Goal 3 Meeting – 9.24.15

Marilyn & William McCall, Co-Chairs

Old Business

Foxburg Update


  1. Business District Facades – Marilyn McCall, Lisa & Sadye Bartley, Nadine Drake Leads
    • Color Schemes
    • Downtown Business District Inventories
    • 2015 Action Plan – Establish Guidelines for Facade Improvement Program
    • Banners for 3 Communities
    • Inventory of Utility Poles
    • Business District Planning Study
  2. Incentive Programs for Property Owners – Marilyn McCall, Chuck & Beth Gisselbrecht
    • Local Economic Revitalization Tax Act (LERTA)
    • 2015 Action Plan – Plass LERTA ordinances; Parker Completed
    • Others Identified?
  3. BLIGHT – Bill McCall, Chuck & Beth Gisselbrecht
    • 2015 Action Plan – Establish guidelines for blighted properties
    • Blight Definition
    • Blight Inventory
    • Blight Study ($8,000-$10,000)
    • Blight Plan
  4. Homeowners Programs – Marilyn McCall, Rev. Gary Brown, Habitat for Humanity
    • Update by Gary Brown
    • 2015 Action Plan – Explore first-time homeowners program
    • Habitat for Humanity
  5. Hughes Park & Parker Recreation Center – Marilyn McCall, Nancy Marano, Amy Whitehill, Rev. Gary Brown
    • Hughes Park
      2015 Action Plan – Secure Funding to Develop Improvements to the Emlenton Hughes Park Site Plan
    • Parker Recreation Center
      2015 Action Plan – Explore Developing a Recreation Center

      1. Catholic Church Property sold
      2. Level Works Property sold
  6. Land & Building Acquisition – Marilyn McCall, Nadine Drake
  7. Workforce Development – Marilyn McCall, Lisa Bartley
    • 2015 Action Plan – Hold workforce development meetings with A-C Valley School District and C4
    • 2 New Programs – On Hold at A-C Valley School Superintendent’s Request
    • School Counts Program
  8. Student Municipal Liaison – Marilyn McCall, Cindy Rapp
    • Counsel Appointments
    • Committee Involvement
  9. Other
    • Letters of Support – Marilyn McCall – NEED FOR REGIONAL PROJECTS
    • Parker Comprehensive Plan Update – Marilyn McCall
    • Cell Phone Service on the Trail

New Business

Next Meeting is Thursday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in Allegheny Grille unless otherwise noted.

Blueprint Core Team Meeting – October 29th at 2:00 p.m. in the Crawford Center

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