Envision Yountville Speakers Series Dates Set!
The next several months will be exciting ones for the Town of Yountville. Beginning on February 16, 2017, the Yountville Community Center will host five engaging community events that are all about discovering what makes Yountville - "Yountville!" The five-part series will feature speakers from throughout our community as well as nationally respected planning experts who will delve into our "Community Character."
All events will be held held at
The Yountville Community Center
6516 Washington Street
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
All meetings will be recorded and made
available via the document library on
our website for future viewing.
February 16: What is Envision Yountville?
Our first session will provide an overview of the entire Envision Yountville effort and will feature a panel of speakers including Jim Heid from Urban Green, Envision Yountville Project Manager, Steve Flint and the rest of the Envision Yountville Team. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MEETING
March 9: Getting Around Town
This session will include representatives from local transportation agencies and coalitions discussing how we move throughout our Town. Topics will include public transportation, bike and pedestrian access, parking and overall traffic management. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MEETING
March 23: Achieving Balance
Yountville has a thriving local economy and is world renown for its restaurants, shops and lodging choices. We also have a eclectic residential community with diverse types of housing and residents. This session will explore how we achieve balance so that our businesses continue to bolster the sustainability of the programs and services provided by the Town without negatively impacting our residents quality of life.
May 18: Community Character
Author Peter Kageyama
Peter Kageyama is the author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and the follow up, Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places.
Planetizen recognized For the Love of Cities as a Top 10 Book in 2012 in urban planning, design and development. He is the former President of Creative Tampa Bay, a grassroots community change organization and the co-founder of the Creative Cities Summit, an interdisciplinary conference that brings citizens and practitioners together around the big idea of ‘the city.’