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VERDE VALLEY CYCLISTS COALITION

Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition "VVCC" P.O. Box 20332, Sedona, AZ 86341-0332
VVCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

REMINDER RTCA MEETING THIS THURSDAY 6-8PM

18 Mar 2013 6:55 PM | Kevin Adams (Administrator)

RED ROCK TRAILS MEETING – 6-8pm HILTION IN THE VILLAGE, MARCH 21, THURSDAY – SEE YOU THERE!

March 21             Agenda

·         Introductions at tables

·         Overview of map process                                           

·         Forest Plan presentation – Jennifer Burns                            20 minutes

·         Map work –                                                                        60 minutes

Small and large maps will be available to “draw on”; participants can group up or work alone.

encourage discussions about the ideas being marked up -

·         Group wrap-up discussion                                           20 minutes

      Any common themes jumping out?

      Any patterns in various areas showing up?

      Any challenges with this process?

      What worked about this process?

      What needs to be improved?

(Maps will include the area around Sedona and Big Park, all official trails and shaded relief, private land, roads and other major features. Maps of existing “social and user-created trails” will be available for reference. See-through acetate will be used with markers to “draw” concepts and ideas onto the maps.)

Maps available for take-home.

For all previous meeting notes, go to http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coconino/landmanagement/planning/?cid=stelprdb5407300 or www.VVCC.us

For those of you who want more information about the upcoming meeting:

Goal

- provide multiple ways in which people can provide input about the RR trail system

Objective

- handout 11x17 maps of the trail system to everyone there

- post 11x17 map on website so people can continue working/thinking after the meeting

- have 3 various maps, with acetate overlays, at each work station table for people to mark (and code) their ideas

- have flip charts at each work station to record the "reason" for each mark along with the identification code

- every mark on a map must have a reason why or it will not be part of the meeting record

- people can work in groups and talk things out, they can move between groups, or they can work independently

Goal

- be clear about what is being asked

Objective

- have a facilitator at each group work station to keep the discussion flowing and make sure the reasons are being recorded

- identify access areas

- identify what trails they use now

- what user experience type they enjoy on which trails

- any ideas about user zones

- possible connectivity/linkage opportunities

- other ideas/issues to express

Goal

- see what people think is needed for future trails system and why

- let people express their trail ideas

- layout the approaches for future mapping meetings

Ground Rules, such as:

- think about concepts before marking

- make conceptual marks (not detailed) and record the reason for that mark

- every mark must have a reason or it will not be recorded

- no lobbying of or for ideas

- be respectful of others

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