Final Draft Workplan & Budget 

Click Below to Download Presentaion

Click Below to Download Presentaion

Click Below to Download Presentaion

Property owners and merchants have been working to establish a Business Improvement District (BID) in the Roosevelt Row—Evans Churchill area of Downtown Phoenix. To date they have developed a Workplan, Budget and Assessment Methodology. Stakeholders gathered to hear what other BIDs have done to improve their disticts

Click Here to review what has been done to date.


​​​Allison Harnden - Allison has worked to create safe and vibrant places to socialize and sustain co-existence of business and residents in 45 districts nationwide. With goals to prevent impacts, correct issues, and repair perceptions that effect day and nighttime social economies, her model programs include nightlife district management plans, new business orientations, street performer guidelines, and customized customer service trainings for safety ambassadors, parking staff and merchants. Click below to download Allison's presentation.

Elizabeth Studebaker - Elizabeth has served as Executive Director of Midtown Sacramento a thriving arts & entertainment district, and North Park Main Street where she focused on connecting homeless with services, rebuilt the entire Clean & Safe program, increased arts tenants by hosting regionally recognized events, launched a public mural program, and created a North Park for the Arts working group. In her new role as City of San Diego BID Advocate, Elizabeth serves as the primary liaison between BIDs and business owners to all city departments.  Click below to download Elizabeth's presentation.
Jimmy Parker - In 2004, Jimmy's career evolved from producing community arts programs, festivals and events to becoming the Gaslamp District’s executive director, responsible to manage 16 district blocks and represent 300 owners. Under his 11-year tenure, the BID launched a clean and safe program, implemented small business assistance, developed District Event policy that would attract quality events while protecting neighborhood interests and initiated innovations in parking management . Click below to download Jimmy's presentation.

David Krietor, Downtown Phoenix Inc

Panel Discussion

3 District professionals
40 years’ Experience
Hear their stories
Q & A

 The Roosevelt BID
Greg Esser, Roosevelt Row CDC

​Tim Sprague, Habitat Metro LLC
Nancy Hormann, Hormann & Associates
Hear from the Stakeholders. Review the workplan, budget and assessments
Next Steps
Q & A

Featured Panelists

The Business Improvement District

Community Forum

Thursday, May 28 - 6 to 8 PM - Roosevelt Community Church

We maintain a heartfelt commitment to the success of urban revitalization as a core element of the sustainable community.


Click on the video above to watch the entire Community Forum

Click Below to Download Presentaion