First Meeting of the Ventura County Bicycle Coalition!
August 9, 2013 Leave a comment
The National Partnership would like to share an invitation from our partners at VCCOOL and the Ventura Bicycle Union!
You are formally invited to the first Meeting of the Ventura County Coalition.
When: Saturday August 17th, 2 P.M. Sharp (Arrive early for refreshments)
Where: VCCOOL Office 505 Poli St. , Ventura, CA 93001 (go behind Ventura City Hall) Up the Elevator to the 4th floor Conference Room.
1.) Introduce VCCool/HUB/VBU
2.) Why do we need a county-wide coalition
3.) Individual introductions – Council Circle
4.) Quick Power Analysis
5.) Issues/Projects List Examples
a. SCAG– city-by-city funding Survey
b. Cap/Trade money for Active Transit needed
c. Complete Streets Committees
d. Letter to SCAG about more staff for the Active Transportation
6.) Other Issues/Projects (Bring your favorite County-Coalition project ideas)
7.) How do we make Decisions?
8.) Keeper of the Torch (phone/central database/notes-dissemination/accepting funds/staff)
9.) How does the work get done? (Do we want a nag?)
10.) Do we want to be an “Active Transportation Coalition?” instead of just bicycles? And why?
11.) What two items can we (the coalition) do before our next meeting?
12.) When/Where is our next meeting?
13.) Closing Question
If you are unable to attend but would like to be involved please send the following information to Tobias Smith (email@example.com):
*A quick Bio about yourself and your involvement w/bikes.
*Also could you send me issues that you care about that involve the 3 main county–coalition principles (1. Policies and Funding that affect the whole county, 2.education and facilities that can be repeated throughout the whole county, and/or 3. Issues that are outside of city influence)