Live Salina - A Strategy for Neighborhood Redevelopment and Community Building

APA Kansas Chapter

#9133597

Friday, October 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. CDT

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Overview

Live Salina is a housing and neighborhood strategy developed to address a full range of issues, from broad housing development policy to detailed redevelopment strategies. Learn about how the community is taking incremental steps to build momentum for community reinvestment.

Many small to mid-size city leaders have a growing interest in promoting infill development that more efficiently uses city services; however, many communities lack the builders that are familiar with this type of product. Salina was no different, wanting to find a way to encourage infill development that would strengthen existing neighborhoods and encourage more affordable housing. This session will summarize the policies and programs that were identified to facilitate more balanced development and create environments for successful redevelopment.

Learning objectives:
- Understanding market forces that discourage builders and developers from doing infill projects

- Identifying strategic residential and commercial projects in a neighborhood that can catalyze redevelopment

- Learning about creating incremental programs that create momentum for desirable redevelopment 

- Reaching consensus among conflicting philosophies of development and housing delivery

Speakers

Mike Schrage

Invited Speaker

Title, Organization: Deputy City Manager, City of Salina Location: Salina, KS Read More

Marty Shukert, FAICP

Invited Speaker

Title, Organization: Principal Planner, RDG Planning & Design Location: Omaha, NE Biography: Martin Shukert, FAICP is a principal of RDG Planning & Design with over 40 years of experience and leadership in planning and urban design. As Director of the City of Omaha’s Community Development and Planning Departments, he led major ... Read More

Contact Info

Bonnie Johnson, bojojohn@ku.edu