Greater Mission Bend Area Council

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Nov 20, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Greater Mission Bend Area Council

The mission of the Greater Mission Bend Area
Council is to empower residents, businesses and
organizations of the Greater Mission Bend Area by
collectively addressing
common
issues and
concerns.

We envision Mission Bend will be a vibrant, safe,
and healthy community and through rebranding
our community’s identity we will foster pride and
attract new investments in the community

Grassroots effort to stimulate the growth,
expansion and revitalization of our business
community that will result in public or private
investments for purposes of developing more
robust environments that will reinvigorate our
community to once again become a good place
to live, work
and

raise a family
.

Act as a
liasion

between area businesses and
people in the community to buildup our business
district such that it will lead to new business
creation, stimulate growth, and encourage new
private or public
investment

Partner with area businesses, law enforcement,
and people of the community to enhance,
stabilize and revitalize the Mission Bend
commercial district


Assist business owners
with strengthening and
growing their business


Help identify and
rehabilitate abandoned or
underutilized commercial
properties


Promote and enhance the
quality of life in our
neighborhoods

Help establish or maintain
a positive business
climate

Improve our commercial landscape

Establish a positive business climate for all
residents of Mission Bend

Improved Exterior Lighting

Streetscape Enhancements

Graffiti Removal and Abatement

Public Nuisance Management

Parking Lot Maintenance

Sidewalk Repair

Better Signage

General Façade Repairs

Awnings

Trash Removal Maintenance

Painting

Fencing


Partnership Improvement Initiatives

Quality of Life

Safety &
Security

Property Valuations

Business &
Economic
Development

Clean
and Safe Shopping
Environments


Lackluster Marketing


Lack
of Local
Leadership


Lack of Authority and Empowerment


External
Support: law enforcement, elected officials,
funding, grants, etc.


Create an Environment for Investment


Organize the Business Community


Develop a Promotion, Marketing & Advertising
Campaign


Improve Businesses Physical Environments


Plan for Economic Development & Restructuring


Organization


Challenges:

Getting everyone working towards a common goal(s)

Obtaining human and/or financial resources

Time



Promote Revitalization


Challenges:

Funding

Develop a Promotion and Marketing Campaign for the “New”
Mission Bend Business District

Create and sell a positive image of our redevelopment efforts
that would encourage investors and the people of Mission
Bend, our community is a place to live, work, play, and invest.



Physical Improvements


Challenges: enhancing
the physical
appearance of
the business district


Create an inviting atmosphere

Building
i
mprovements

Landscaping

Street Lighting

Ownership

Economic Development & Restructuring


Challenges:
Resources to help with strengthening the
existing business base while expanding and diversifying for
new investment opportunities

Recruitment of new businesses

Increase competition

Authority to make use of unused or underused
commercial properties

Unifies the community


Improves the community’s image


Improves property values through collaborations


Improves the community’s quality of life


Helps to rebuild community pride and citizenship


Develop
strategies for public improvements in
our
business districts



(Re)Develop a Business Association or Business District


Collaboration of all area businesses working together for the
common good for the collective neighborhoods within the
Mission Bend area


Strategy


Priority


H / M

/ L


Time Line

Short Term / Long Term

Repurpose the number of unused or
underused commercial properties

X

X

Develop or establish a thriving

business
district that will attract new investors

X



X

Establish, stimulate, and support
business development and
improvements

X

X

Rebrand our community’s identity

X

X

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