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  • F3 Transition Message

    F3 Transition Message

    Friends of Flagstaff’s Future is currently in a transition to reposition itself to better serve the needs of its members and the wider Flagstaff community in our new political climate. To do this more effectively, we will go without an Executive Director for the time being, while we reach out to our allies and constituents […]
  • Dawn steps down as Executive Director

    Dawn steps down as Executive Director

    Dear F3 Supporters and Friends, It has been my great pleasure to work for and with you this past year. I have learned and grown and met the most amazing people. The thing I am the most in awe of is the intelligent passion of this community. As many of you know, four years ago […]
  • What are the Candidates Top Three Priorities?

    What are the Candidates Top Three Priorities?

    In an ideal world, our City Council Candidates would be able to do it all, yesterday. But any job requires prioritiies– where will the Candidates focus their attention and energy? We asked the Candidates what their top 3 priorities will be if elected to City Council. See more results from the Candidate Survey at www.Flagstaffelection.com Coral […]
  • Climate Action Plan: Give your Feedback

    Climate Action Plan: Give your Feedback

    The City of Flagstaff is working with community members to create Flagstaff’s first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. The plan will provide a roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing Flagstaff for a changing climate. They are now in the seventh month of the Plan development process, and have produced a preliminary draft of the […]
  • F3 Candidate Forum and Local Initiatives on August 30th

    F3 Candidate Forum and Local Initiatives on August 30th

    It’s an election year, which means that Friends of Flagstaff’s Future is excited to provide a Flagstaff City Council Candidate Forum.  We will be holding the Forum from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on August 30th at the Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus (2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.). We will be utilizing the same format for the Forum that […]
  • Help F3 Keep our Open Spaces Beautiful this Friday evening!

    Help F3 Keep our Open Spaces Beautiful this Friday evening!

    Join United by Blue, Peace Surplus, the City of Flagstaff, Friends of Rio de Flag, Friends of Flagstaff’s Future, and Natural Restorations for their first ever joint waterway cleanup in Flagstaff, AZ! This cleanup is one of 20 that United by Blue is co-hosting nationwide this summer, from June-August, to establish community partnerships between their […]
  • Join F3 at Families Belong Together Rally this Saturday

    Join F3 at Families Belong Together Rally this Saturday

    A coalition of Together We Will, Keep Flagstaff Together, Repeal Coalition, Friends of Flagstaff’s Future and the CocoDems are joining together to protest the policy of forced separation of children from parents and detainment at the border. The Rally will be held from 10 am- noon on Saturday at City Hall. There will also be tabling from area […]
  • F3 Officially Endorses Proposition 422 (Attainable Housing Bond)

    F3 Officially Endorses Proposition 422 (Attainable Housing Bond)

    Proposition 422: Improving Housing Affordability (previously known as Attainable Housing Bond) is a $25M bond that will be spread out over 20 years in which a Committee, made up non-profits, realtors, developers, and other interested parties will make recommendations to Council in a public forum on how to spend the bond towards the goal of more attainable housing. Council […]
  • Looking for Help for Election Forum

    Looking for Help for Election Forum

    Yes, we are at it again!  We are planning for our 2018 Flagstaff City Council and Mayoral Forum and we need your help. This event, where residents learn about the candidates through face-to-face interactions, is a high point of election-year activities.   The event will be held in August and employs a “speed dating” format where […]
  • 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 […]