Tacoma City Council to discuss future of MLK neighborhood

Tacoma City Council will hold a study session at noon on Tues., April 3 to receive an update on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Subarea Plan. Tacoma’s community and economic development department staff, along with the chair of the Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) community working group, will provide an update on the status and initial community input received on the MLK Subarea Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). This project involves the creation of a Subarea Plan and companion EIS for the MLK neighborhood that will identify short and long term goals and objectives for this area and outline specific strategies to achieve them. More information about this project is available online at http://www.cityoftacoma.org/MLKPlan .

City Council will not take public comment during the meeting, which will be held in the Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Room 16. Audio from the session will be broadcast live on TV Tacoma and on http://www.tvtacoma.com . On-demand audio archives are available on the Web within 24 hours of the meeting at http://www.tvtacoma.com .

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MLK Subarea Plan community workshop March 22 (03/19/12) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2132938&more=0

Survey aims to help shape Hilltop, MLK Jr. neighborhood (03/07/12) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2126898&more=0

Agreement helps keep Mr. Mac in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood (02/10/12) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2113410&more=0

MLK neighborhood scoping meeting Feb. 9 (02/01/12) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2108071&more=0

Help plan future of Tacoma’s MLK District (12/29/11) — http://www.tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2092321&more=0

Voices heard in support of Hilltop Tacoma name change (11/18/11) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2071567&more=0

Hilltop Tacoma: A neighborhood gives a nod to its historic name (11/16/11) — http://www.tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2070946&more=0

Upper Tacoma vs. Hilltop: City poised to change business district name (11/14/11) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2068831&more=0

Upper Tacoma or Hilltop? Resolution could officially change Tacoma business district’s name (11/01/11) — http://www.tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2061946&more=0

Tacoma Housing Authority awarded $1.9M HUD grant for Hilltop community center (09/16/11) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2038359&more=0

Hilltop Regional Health Center ground-breaking ceremony Aug. 9 (07/18/11) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2008320&more=0

City, Metro Parks envision revamped People’s Neighborhood Resource Center (06/02/10) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=1781299&more=0

Fund-raising continues for Valhalla Hall renovation (03/11/10)– http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=1731885&more=0