LA APA Metro - Downtown Covington Tour Part One

APA Louisiana Chapter

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Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CDT

Covington, LA, United States

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Overview

Led by Covington’s dynamic Mayor Cooper and Planning Director Bagby, this session will begin with a discussion of recent economic development initiatives aimed at attracting new business to the City’s downtown with a focus on community participation, transportation improvements, and maintaining the Historic District’s neighborhood character.   Anchoring the southernmost area of Downtown, the session will then explore century’s old, 13-acre, riverine, Bogue Falaya Park and recent  plans to enhance community use, space, water management, habitat preservation, and shoreline protection.

*Part 1 is lunch and a discussion.  Part 2 is the walking tour of Downtown. The two sessions are listed separately for CM.

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Speakers

Nahketah Bagby

Nahketah Bagby is the Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of Covington, LA. Since rejoining the City in 2004, she has assisted with planning efforts to accommodate growth while maintaining the City’s historic character and small town fabric. She has coordinated the update of Comprehensive Plan, Subdivision ... Read More

Mike Cooper

After graduating from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) in 1977 with a degree in City and Regional Planning, Mayor Cooper returned to his roots and began to build a life in the city he loves. Now a licensed Realtor, Mike built a career ... Read More

Contact Info

Sean Daly, seantdaly@gmail.com