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Key Initiatives & Projects on my Near-Term Radar:

 

Corridor Enhancements & Drive Up Appeal

  • Continue opportunistic Upgrades & Updates working with Private Business Owners to Beautify and Enhance the arterial corridors

  • Engage Corporate Adopt-a-Block programs to attract private partnership investment
  • Stone Coat the Eddie Man (Pre-Cast, Fake Brick) Walls - These date our community. A Stonecoat facade improvement will provide cost-effective upgrade to the City

TOD (Transit Oriented District):

    • Historic Downtown Area
      • Bring the Grapevine Vintage Railroad to Historic Downtown (standalone initiative)
      • Leverage Raising of Beltline Road for Walking and Trail Access to areas North to Broadway & College
      • Leverage Raising of IH35 for Walking and Trail Access to areas West of Historic Downtown for continued high Density use
      • Capitalize on the Cotton-Belt Rail line for East-West Expansion from the Historic Square of the TOD district
      • Continue to drive #ExperienceCarrollton Events to encourage residents to Engage in our Community! Be Seen and Often!
      • Parking, Parking, Parking...
    • Trinity Mills TOD
      • Paint the Picture for Developers of a Class-A Office Complex at the former Home Depot/Anderson’s Furniture Area
      • Expand TOD Vision Document to encompass Redevelopment of the Trinity Mills to Keller Springs and Warehouse District West to Old Denton -- Provide Expanded Reach of the thriving Old Denton/PGBT-190 Retail/Residential Renaissance
    • Frankford To Hebron
      • Leverage Indian Creek Golf Course as the Asset it is to bring further development to the corridor and Redevelopment within warehouse district
      • Leverage TC Rice Property (along IH35 north of Frankford) for Natural Destination and Extension of Indian Creek Golf Course
  • Grapevine Vintage Railroad & Historic Desitinations
    • Complete the vision of this self-sustaining initiative to bring the Vintage Railroad to Carrollton - Cooridinate with DART Rail
    • Launch the “Experience Carrollton” Initiative as the Destination Hub bring together access via Highway/Tollway, Trails, DART and more...
  • Northern Expansion: Parker / Plano Parkway to NFM
    • Continue to Attract Commerical Investment and Jobs to the region
    • Complete Annexation of land and establish Planned Development to support Access and high quality residential development
    • Work with LISD patner to ensure optimal feeder patterns and access to additional facilities
    • Keep pace with Traffic and Congestion through continued leverage of TxDOT and County/Inter-Local Agreements.
  • #ExperienceCarrollton - Destinations for Home Town Fun and Attract Visitors

    • Historic Downtown
    • Leverage our Rich History and Historical points of interest throughout the City
    • Vintage Railroad
    • Vast Parks & Rec Facilities - including Trails, Parks, Ball Fields, Dog Parks, etc...
    • Events at core Event Centers throughout the City

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