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  • Your input is needed on the Milton Corridor Master Plan

    Your input is needed on the Milton Corridor Master Plan

    On May 10th, ADOT held a meeting about the Milton Corridor Master Plan. If you missed the meeting you can read more about the proposed potential solutions in thisDaily Sun article or on the ADOT website. You can also check out the analysis work done on the City of Flagstaff Website. If you have input to share, you can submit comments […]
  • Transportation Tax on the 2018 Ballot

    Transportation Tax on the 2018 Ballot

    Council will be discussing ballot measures for the November 2018 election during several meeting in the next month.  Transportation tax proposals have been provided by the Citizens Transportation Tax Commission which includes congestion relief, Lone Tree bridge, and transit components.  The tax proposals did not include bond financing for any of the proposed projects.  City staff […]
  • Discussion of Camping Ordinance

    Discussion of Camping Ordinance

    City Council will discuss repeal of or changes to the “Anti-Camping Ordinance. Below is F3’s stance on this issue. F3 urges the city to reconsider Ordinance 6-01-001-0022 CAMPING ON PUBLIC PROPERTY WITHIN CITY LIMITS, often referred to as the Anti-Camping Ordinance. There are several important considerations involved in this ordinance, but we feel it is vital […]
  • Information about the possible funding and installation of a Peace Pole.

    Information about the possible funding and installation of a Peace Pole.

    The Peace Pole is a proposed public art project suggested by a local citizen-group, The Flagstaff Peace Pole Committee (FPPC). The Peace Pole is being proposed for Heritage Square and will be given to the Hopi Tribe. Community Design and Redevelopment staff have been assisting the FPPC in designing the pole and an associated bronze […]
  • Community Forum: Indigenous Circle of Flagstaff

    Community Forum: Indigenous Circle of Flagstaff

    The Coconino County Inter-Tribal Advisory Council is honored to host a light breakfast and community forum that highlights a local grassroots organization, the Indigenous Circle of Flagstaff (ICF). Forum is open to the public. Featured Guest Panelists: Dr. Chris Jocks, Founding member & Senior Lecturer, NAU Rose Toehe, ICF Member Monday, April 16, 2018 7:30 […]
  • See Twelve Dates, Support F3!

    See Twelve Dates, Support F3!

    Special performance of The Twelve Dates of Christmas benefitting Friends of Flagstaff’s Future. When you buy tickets to the Dec 20th performance, your purchase will go to support Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival and Friend’s of Flagstaff’s Future. The holidays should be joyous and full of love. Right? But when Mary spies her fiancé in a lip-lock with another […]
  • 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 […]