What a great public meeting we had on September 26th, 2017 in the VIP Suite of Plaza Lanes Family Sports Complex! We had over 50 people in attendance to learn about the efforts of the Douglas Avenue Coalition, hear about exciting recent successes, and engage in a question and answer session. We would like to […]
The Douglas Avenue Coalition will host a public meeting Tuesday, October 26, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, at Plaza Lanes (in the VIP room). The address is 2701 Douglas Avenue. The public is invited to bring their questions, hear about DAC’s progress over the last year, and get involved in the coalition’s mission to make the […]
Thank you councilman Bill Gray and Chris Coleman for speaking on behalf of this project. Des Moines City Council, thank you for approving an agreement with RDG for the development of the Douglas Avenue Corridor Plan. Our neighborhoods and businesses are excited to make progress on this plan! This was item #10 on the Des […]
The next Des Moines City Council Meeting, to be held this Monday, September 11th, includes the approval of a planning and design firm to be hired for the Douglas Avenue Corridor Plan. City council, let’s get this approved and get this project moving forward!
The Douglas Avenue Coalition is starting to ramp up efforts again! The formal request for proposals from the City of Des Moines went public in late May. Design firms have until June 22nd to submit their bids. At that point a selection committee will review the responses with the goal of reviewing scores in mid-July. We […]
The Douglas Avenue Coalition will host a public meeting Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, at Plaza Lanes (in the VIP Suite) The address is 2701 Douglas Avenue. The public is invited to bring their ideas, hear about DAC’s progress over the last year, and get involved in the coalition’s mission to make the […]
The Douglas Avenue Coalition this week reached a significant milestone when it submitted an official request to the city of Des Moines for assistance in developing a comprehensive corridor plan for the nearly three mile-long Douglas Avenue corridor. The plan will be developed in conjunction with several local, county, and state agencies, as well as a […]
The Douglas Avenue Coalition met Tuesday, August 23, to share the group’s vision and strategy, and to provide an update of progress made over the last year. The meeting was well-attended by regulars as well as newcomers. During the course of the meeting, Polk County supervisor Angela Connolly surprised the group by presenting a Polk […]
Polk County supervisor Angela Connolly attended the Douglas Avenue Coalition’s August meeting and presented the organization with a check for $25,000. The money is in the form of a Polk County community development grant. These grants are intended to help non-profit organizations fund projects or programs which will benefit the entire community. DAC will use the funds […]
The Douglas Avenue Coalition’s March meeting will be held Tuesday, March 29, at Trophy’s inside Plaza Lanes. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm.