2017 Annual Member Meeting

Old East Davis Neighborhood Association Annual General Membership meeting December 4, 2017, 6:30 pm Location: Hattie Weber Museum, 445 C Street Current Officers Rhonda Reed, President; Larry Guenther, Vice- President; Robert Canning, Treasurer; Mark Grote, Secretary Board Members-at-Large: Cathy Forkas Agenda Call to order and introductions Approval of agenda Old Business President’s report: the year in … More 2017 Annual Member Meeting

“Trackside 3.0,” Balances the Need for Housing with Sensible Growth.

The Old East Davis Neighborhood Association presents “Trackside 3.0,” a proposal that balances the need for housing with the basic Davis values of sensible growth and the preservation of neighborhood character. The association’s proposal is a three-story, mixed-use building based on the current design by the Trackside Partners — but scaled to fit within neighborhood … More “Trackside 3.0,” Balances the Need for Housing with Sensible Growth.

Old East Davis Neighborhood Celebrates 100+ Years!

What:  Old East Davis Centennial (Plus) Celebration When:  Saturday May 20, 2017  1:30 – 4:30 PM Where:  Celebration Central will be at the intersection of K and 4th streets, which also will be closed to traffic As part of the Davis Centennial celebration, Old East Davis Neighborhood Association is inviting the public to enjoy historical … More Old East Davis Neighborhood Celebrates 100+ Years!

Old East Davis residents support infill and densification projects

Over the past 12 years – approximately 12 development and re-development projects have been completed or are under construction in Old East Davis. Many of these projects have been in-fill projects adding new buildings to our neighborhood and all of these projects have increased density. All of these projects – with one exception – conformed … More Old East Davis residents support infill and densification projects

Commissioners find the Trackside proposal does not meet Design Guidelines

On December 12 the Historical Resources Management Commission was asked to review the Trackside Center project.  The HRMC exercised their due diligence on behalf of the City and to protect the interests of the City. They were asked to make findings that the proposal was consistent with the Design Guidelines and that the proposal would … More Commissioners find the Trackside proposal does not meet Design Guidelines

How the proposed Trackside project impacts the Integrity of Setting and Feeling of Old East Davis – a Conservation District

The proposed Trackside project would impact the setting and feeling of the Old East Davis neighborhood which is part of a conservation district. It would also result in an indirect impact, particularly to the Montgomery House, a Davis Landmark and a historical resource. Old East Davis, while not a designated historic district, is situated within … More How the proposed Trackside project impacts the Integrity of Setting and Feeling of Old East Davis – a Conservation District

We stand firm against planning-by-exception

Trackside Partners LLC has proposed a redesigned building at the site it purchased in Old East Davis. Though smaller than the previous design, the proposal far exceeds the mass and scale envisioned in the Davis Downtown and Traditional Residential Neighborhoods Design Guidelines. The Old East Davis Neighborhood Association supports development on the Trackside site, as specified … More We stand firm against planning-by-exception

Serious Traffic Impacts Estimated for Trackside Development Proposal

The proposed Trackside project is likely to have significant adverse traffic impacts on the alley and I Street in Old East Davis. The project, if built, is expected to generate 711 daily trips. (Appendix 6A: Traffic Impact/Parking Analysis). Vehicles using the alley would pass directly behind, and within a few feet of, traditional single-family homes … More Serious Traffic Impacts Estimated for Trackside Development Proposal