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  • Request for changes in the Resource Protection Standards of the Zoning Ordinance

    Request for changes in the Resource Protection Standards of the Zoning Ordinance

    Request for changes in the Resource Protection Standards of the Zoning Ordinance Introduction The Conservation Study Forum (CSF) is requesting that within 8 months (if possible) planning staff bring to Council amendments to the Resource Protection Standards of the Zoning Code that will implement the Flagstaff Regional Plan 2030 sections on natural features, specifically seeps […]
  • More HOH Hearings are on the horizon and you can still get involved.

    More HOH Hearings are on the horizon and you can still get involved.

    The High Occupancy Housing Plan process is entering the public hearing and adoption phase. The Citizen’s Review Session is the first and a very important step for the plan. This is a critical opportunity for your input. The Citizen’s Review Session draft of the High Occupancy Housing Plan is available here. You can also review all […]
  • Flagstaff’s First Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

    Flagstaff’s First Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

    *image and information from the City of Flagstaff Website The city wants you to be involved. The Flagstaff Climate Plan will be a community plan, informed by resident ideas and feedback. We want every resident, business, and neighborhood organization to have a voice in this plan. We will host community events and open houses to learn […]
  • F3 Welcomes Emma McVeigh to the board!

    F3 Welcomes Emma McVeigh to the board!

    F3 Welcomes Emma McVeigh to the board! Hi! I’m Emma McVeigh, formerly, the summer intern for F3. I am a cultivator of beautiful landscapes, as I came to Flagstaff four years ago from Anchorage, Alaska. My hobbies include hiking, yoga, and learning about traditional medicine and I️ am a canvasser and Volunteer Leader for Planned Parenthood. I […]
  • Why I Love EVs and Want to Convert You

    Why I Love EVs and Want to Convert You

    Lynn Timmons Edwards October 21, 2017 There is a difference between wanting to be good and being good; wanting to do the right thing and affording to always do the right thing.  As an aging Baby Boomer, I still want to change the world for the better.  But I am also a creature of comfort […]
  • Who says philanthropy can’t be fun?

    Who says philanthropy can’t be fun?

    The annual F3 Gala is this weekend and it’s going to be more fun and more substantive than ever! Entertainment from FlagShakes and Tiny Punches Exciting live auction featuring for once-in-a-lifetime experiences! An excuse to finally break out your Bolo Tie! What We’re Fixin’ Ta Do Horse Around and Ho Down with Finger Foods and Hooch Get […]
  • Thank you to this year’s gala sponsors and underwriters!

    Thank you to this year’s gala sponsors and underwriters!

    A special thank you to our 2017 gala sponsors and underwriters! Event Underwriter – Eric Sounders Gold Supporter – Huffman and Horstman, Grand Canyon Trust, Communicating with Heart, Flagstaff Bikes Silver Supporter – Rooftop Solar, Aspen Design Bronze Supporter –  Holistic Body Design and Lancaster Consulting   $1000+          Event Underwriter Your business name & logo highlighted […]
  • High Occupancy Housing (HOH) Specific Plan

    High Occupancy Housing (HOH) Specific Plan

        The proposed HOH Specific Plan draft lays out the current development and growth climate of Flagstaff and proposes eight goals for future High Occupancy Housing.   “The goal of [the HOH Specific Plan] document is to produce a new Specific Plan for the City of Flagstaff that defines future urban patterns for High […]
  • Bail and Bond Fund

    Bail and Bond Fund

    HELPING FLAGSTAFF’S MOST VULNERABLE POPULATION Immediately following the federal election in 2016, F3 created the Social Justice Committee (SJC). Through the SJC we held a series of large public forums to discuss and justice-related issues impacting our Flagstaff community. One of those issues was immigration and undocumented community members. One action taken by F3, and […]
  • 2017 Livable Community Award Nominees

    2017 Livable Community Award Nominees

    2017 Livable Community Award Nominees Frankie Beesley  Frankie’s many accomplishments include: Co-Facilitator at W.A.C.B.A.T. and Fossil Free NAU Program Coordinator at Friends of Flagstaff’s Future Citizen’s Advocacy Coordinator (AmeriCorps) at the Grand Canyon Trust Graduate Assistant for the Civic Engagement program Currently working for Puente Human Rights Movement Marie Jones Marie tirelessly attended P&Z meetings […]
  • F3 Annual Gala – The Blue Jean Ball

    F3 Annual Gala – The Blue Jean Ball

    LIVE MUSIC LIVE AUCTION RAFFLE LINE DANCE LESSON FOOD & DRINKS GET YOUR TICKETS HERE: http://friendsofflag.brownpapertickets.com/ On Saturday Oct. 14th at the Branigar-Chase Auditorium at the Museum of Northern Arizona, F3 will be hosting our annual Gala. Come and join the fun-filled celebration, and support 22 years of F3 working to make Flagstaff a more […]
  • Introducing our New Executive Director: Dawn Tucker

    Introducing our New Executive Director: Dawn Tucker

    Dear F3 Supporter, The F3 Board of Directors is excited to announce that Dawn Tucker will be our next Executive Director.  She will start her new job August 1st.   Dawn currently serves on the F3 board, regularly attends and speaks at City Council meetings, has thoroughly studied the transact zoning code, the regional planning code, […]
  • Changes to Affordable Housing Project

    Changes to Affordable Housing Project

    *An update on changes to the affordable housing project mentioned in our last post. On Friday, July 7th, at a special meeting, the City Council decided to remove the Schultz Pass property from the project and replace it with a newly-introduced city-owned property at Butler and Lone Tree (the Elden Parcel). A lengthy presentation about […]
  • Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward!

    Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward!

    *For an update on this project, visit this blog entry. On Tuesday, after three hours of public comment and debate, the Council directed City staff to go forward with the Affordable Housing RFP process that has been in discussion this last month. Our unofficial tally of community members who commented was 36 (19 for, 17 […]
  • Special Thanks to…

    Special Thanks to…

    The local businesses who donated food for our event on May 20: Joycone donated 2 boxes of ice cream cones Safeway (on Milton) donated a $25 gift card Natural Grocers donated 3 1.5-quarts of ice cream Sprouts donated 6 quarts of ice cream We appreciate your support!
  • Get to know Emma McVeigh, our Summer Intern

    Get to know Emma McVeigh, our Summer Intern

    Hi! I’m Emma McVeigh, the summer intern for F3. I am a cultivator of beautiful landscapes, as I came to Flagstaff four years ago from Anchorage, Alaska. While my hobbies include hiking, yoga, and learning about traditional medicine, I am also extremely passionate about social and environmental justice and sustainability. I am currently finishing up […]
  • Community Invasive Weed Control at Foxglenn – Rio de Flag area

    Community Invasive Weed Control at Foxglenn – Rio de Flag area

    Join us at the Foxglenn – Rio de Flag area! We will remove invasive weed species and clean up our park. Directions: Take the dirt road at the intersection of 4th street and Butler Ave, back towards the Humane Society. We are set up at the dirt parking lot on the right. Snacks and tools […]
  • Support FUSD’s Love, Inclusion, and Protection Resolution on May 23

    Support FUSD’s Love, Inclusion, and Protection Resolution on May 23

    May 17, 2017 On Tuesday, May 23, the FUSD Governing Board will vote on a resolution entitled the “Love, Inclusion, and Protection Resolution” which reaffirms the District’s commitment to ensure the inclusion, access, and protection of all students, faculty, and staff. Please come to the meeting to show your support for the diverse group of […]
  • Job Opening: Executive Director

    Job Opening: Executive Director

    Job Description: Friends of Flagstaff’s Future (F3) – Executive Director Position: Executive Director Location: Flagstaff, AZ Application Deadline: Friday, May 19th @ 5:00 pm Compensation: Position is 25 hours per week compensated at $20/hour, with potential to expand hours. How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter (no more than 1,000 words), and a list […]
  • Community Invasive Weed Control at Foxglenn – Rio de Flag area

    Community Invasive Weed Control at Foxglenn – Rio de Flag area

    Join us at the Foxglenn – Rio de Flag area! We will remove invasive weed species and clean up our park. Directions: Take the dirt road at the intersection of 4th street and Butler Ave, back towards the Humane Society. We are set up at the dirt parking lot on the right. Snacks and tools […]