Tom Barnett, Executive Director, Metropolitan Development, City of Evansville, Indiana, is among an impressive lineup of speakers that will be presenting at the Oklahoma Arts Conference in Tulsa October 26-27.
Barnett was part of the nationally-recognized redevelopment in Paducah, Kentucky (population 26,000). He will share insight into the first phase of the process, including information specific to planning, zoning and artist home-ownership incentives. The title of his presentation is TIF, BID, Arts District Designation? Deciding the Right Thing for Your Community & How to Start.
Register now and plan to hear how Paducah became a model for the rest of the nation by implementing a progressive approach to community redevelopment.
The video below is a national news story on Paducah that aired in 2006. It highlights the city's artist relocation program.