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Sept 9th Update

Hope everybody had a chance to decompress from the summer madness a little this week! Here are your updates… 1) In the coming weeks, you’ll be receiving information about our plans for holiday lighting this year! We’re excited to be adding some additional lighting downtown and we hope all the downtown businesses will join in […]

Sept 2 Update

Here’s your latest HDCA news. Have a great, busy Labor Day Weekend! Woodin Avenue Landing At the August 23rd City Council Meeting, HDCA presented the conceptual design for the Woodin Avenue Landing. The Council voted in support of the design, so we’ve moved forward with creating an advisory committee and have officially kicked off the project. The advisory committee […]

Aug 12 Update

1. Gateway Park Update: Our board called a special meeting this month to determine next steps for the Gateway Park Project. At that meeting, the board adopted and has committed money toward Larry Hibbard’s proposal for the first phase – The Woodin Ave Landing. The conceptual design can be seen on the left. Our next step is […]

July 29 Update

Happy Friday! Here are your weekly updates… 1) Sip & Stroll will be on Sept 24th from 3-6pm. We have 12 downtown businesses involved! Yay! Thank you to our promotions committee for all their hard work on this event: Arturo Zavala, Shannon Ellner, Tasheena Christensen, Jillian Foster and Leah Thompson.  2) Last week, I attended […]

July 18 Update

I will be at the state Main Street Conference Wednesday through Friday, so I am combining last week’s Friday tidbits with this week’s tidbits and sending today instead. 1) We have a board meeting on Wednesday at 8am in The Vision Room at City Hall. The agenda is included below. Please join if you’re interested! […]

July 8 Update

I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July! Here are our Friday tidbits… 1) All of our committees are up and running! Meeting times are subject to change.      a.     Promotions: Meets every Thursday at 9am in my office. Currently working on Sip and Stroll. Long-term goal is one event each […]

June 24 Update

Happy Friday! Tidbits for this week… 1) Believe it or not, we’re already starting to plan for holiday lighting. Please reply with answers to the questions below. Thank you!      a.   Do the lights on your building currently work?      b.   Do you know if they are LED or traditional?    […]

June 17 Update

Happy Friday! 1) At this week’s meeting, City Council approved a plan to change all downtown parking to three hour parking. New time limits will go into effect on July 22nd. 2) The HDCA elected three new officers at this week’s board meeting. Linda Van Lunsen will serve as President, JoAnne Strandberg will serve as […]

June 10 Update

Here are some Friday tidbits for you all!  Downtown Parking will be discussed at the next city council meeting, Tuesday, June 14th at 6pm. They will be talking about the possibility of increasing the time limit. If you’d like to give public input, don’t forget to sign up to speak before the meeting. We’re in […]

June 2 Update

June Hospitality Tour 2016 Do you want local hospitality employees to know more about your business so they can then provide helpful information about your business to tourists?   If so, sign up to be one of the stops on the HDCA’s 2016 Hospitality Tour!   Info on how the hospitality tour will work:   Who: […]