The second city-hosted Planning Academy, titled
Green Bellingham - Achieving Infill, Enhancing Character, was held April 30, May 7, May 21 and May 28, 2008 at 1320 Cornwall Avenue (former Kendrick's Billiards), from 6-9 p.m. The purpose of this series was to engage community members in creating an
Infill Housing Toolkit, a "toolbox" of alternative housing types that may be integrated into appropriate areas of existing and new neighborhoods. All available course materials will be posted on this website, and all workshops are being filmed and shown on BTV.
Living In and Near the Center by Mark Hinshaw, (2007). A copy of this book will be handed out at Workshop I to each participant.
April 30, 2008 - Overview, Context and Purpose
May 7, 2008 -- Neighborhood Infill Forms
May 21, 2008 -- Urban Village and Transitional Infill Forms
- Urban Village - Transitional Area Infill Types
- PowerPoint on Bellingham Housing Infill
- WWU Students on self-evaluations from Session II
May 28, 2008 -- Summarize Findings, Tools, and Next Steps
Code and Character Task Force
This task force, comprised of citizens representing many different stakeholder groups, met a total of four times to discuss the components necessary to make Planning Academy II a success. The following notes summarize the discussions and decisions that resulted from those meetings.