Livable Neighborhoods includes 9 recommendations across 2 sub-categories: Livable Neighborhoods and Housing. The bar chart below highlights the status of the 9 recommendations. Scroll down to the Recommendation Tracker for details. Status information reflects the community's work toward each recommendation.

- Data will be updated bi-annually to align with Council Reports -

Recommendation tracker

Livable Neighborhoods

RECOMMENDATIONS - AT A GLANCE

Review codes/incentives to promote fair, quality, affordable housing - D1a
Recognize the importance of historic preservation and adaptive reuse - D1b
Illustrate and communicate benefits of historic preservation / partners - D1c
Identify and collaborate with new partners to strengthen neighborhoods - D1d
Promote appropriate mixed-use development - D1e


RECOMMENDATIONS - DETAILS & STATUS

Continue to review the City’s codes and incentives to ensure what is working continues, and that any other barriers are a priority to address and remove. D1a - Coordinator: Cori Burbach, cburbach@cityofdubuque.org

► Status: Underway

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Recognizing the importance of historic preservation and adaptive reuse, promote waste recovery and consider recruiting a Habitat for Humanity ReStore or other building reuse retailer. D1b - Coordinator: Ken Miller, kmiller@cityofdubuque.org

► Status: Underway

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Illustrate the tangible economic and sustainability benefits—direct, indirect, and induced—to Dubuque’s economy and community from the work done by the City’s historic preservation program and the City’s private and public sector partners. Communicate these benefits consistently to all local, state and federal constituencies. D1c - Coordinator: Duane Hagerty, dhagerty@heritageworksdbq.com

► Status: Underway

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Identify and collaborate with new partners in other fields, such as health and welfare, environmental, education, and the cultural arts to strengthen the links between Dubuque’s neighborhoods and their evolving story. D1d

► Status: Underway

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Promote mixed-use development both downtown, within the John F. Kennedy Road Corridor, and key intersections along the Southwest Arterial. These mixed-use areas should provide a variety of residential choices, access to goods and services, and neighborhood amenities like parks and schools within a walkable environment. D1e - Coordinator: Wally Wernimont, wwernimo@cityofdubuque.org

► Status: Underway

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Housing

QUESTIONS + INFORMATION

Please contact Jason Duba with the City of Dubuque
jduba@cityofdubuque.org
(563) 589-4223