Community Design

Connectivity, building form, transportation, city-county interface, land use

Resource materials specific to Community Design

Community Design Revised Goals and Objectives 4/12/15
Community Design Revised Goals and Objectives Revised 3/13/15
Community Design Land Use Exercise Map from February Meeting
Updated Draft Community Design Goals and Objectives 2/19/15
Draft Community Design Goals and Objectives 1/26/15
Community Design Goals & Objectives from previous plans
Transportation Planning Documents from the Missoula Metropolitan Planning Organization
Missoula County Climate Change Primer Strategies to care for Community, Land & Water
The Cost of Development in Wildfire Country - Interview with Ray Rasker, Executive Director of Headwaters Economics. He talks about his new report on reducing the cost of defending private development from wildfires.
Long Range Transit Plan Final Report July 2012 - The Mountain Line Long Range Transit plan (LRTP) is a 30-year plan designed to help meet Missoula's goals of providing safe and efficient transportation services.
TED Talk on economic and social value of preserving community uniqueness by Ed McMahon, Senior Fellow at the Urban Land Institute (17-minute video)

Community Design Focus Subgroup Meetings and Topics

Anyone who did not sign up for a sub group is welcome at the other meetings as are the public. February 12 deadline. Email or call me with questions. Thanks!

Subgroup 1 - February 4, 12 noon @ Buttercup Cafe, 1221 Helen

(Neva Hassanein and Jessica Hawn)

  •  Community Character/Sense of Place
  •  Natural/Outdoor Recreation
     Subgroup 2
    - February 13 1:30 - 3:30 pm @ HomeWord Conference Rm.1535 Liberty Lane (Don Macarthur, Heather McMilan, Prairie Wolfe )
  •  Land Use
  •  Housing
  •  Green/Sustainable Issues Subgroup 3 - February 4, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. @ Bernice's Bakery, 190 S. 3rd Street West & February 11, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. @ Bernice's Bakery, 190 S. 3rd Street West (Jeremy Drake, Jeremy Keene, Bob Giordano)
  •  Transportation
  •  Infrastructure Below is the first topic for the Community Design on-line forum. To comment or see comments on the topic, you must first create a profile and log in to the City website. Whether logged in or not, (BELOW) click the On-Line Forum headline or the heading under it. If not logged in, you will be prompted to log-in to the City website and/or make a user profile or use a Facebook or Yahoo account to log in. After logging in, look for the initiative and idea underneath the initiative on which you want to make a comment. Each focus group is their own initiative. Please email us if you have any questions.
  1. Community Design- Draft Goal Topics November Meeting

    Below are the draft goal topics selected by the Community Design Focus Group at their November meeting. You may comment or add to these ideas to continue the conversation between meetings. * Transportation/ Transit/ Parking * Land Use/ Zoning/ Subdivisions * Growth Pressure & Sprawl * Affordable Housing * Infrastructure * Natural/ Outdoor Recreation * Sense of Place * Bikability/ Walkable