planning and community developmnt zoning

Building Blocks for Equitable Development

Would you like to support equitable development in Bessemer, Eiler’s Heights, and the Grove?

Join us for a community meeting to learn more and share your ideas.

The community meeting will include a presentation of common strategies to
support equitable development and a goal setting exercise.

 For questions and information, contact: Planning and Community Development
(719) 553-2259


See the Assets and Challenges

Community Tour Agenda
Tuesday, June 6, 8:30 a.m. through Lunch
Benedict Park (between I-25 and Saint Mary School)

Vehicle parking at Saint Mary Catholic Church, 217 E Mesa Ave, Pueblo, CO 81006


Neighborhood association leaders, business developers, and elected officials; regional, state, and federal agency representatives are encouraged to tour the neighborhoods of Bessemer, Eiler’s Height, and the Grove.

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and orientation
Pam Kocman and fellow residents from our Neighborhood Associations

9:00 a.m.

Community Tour Departure (Multimodal, see maps)
Three hours by car, bike, bus, with opportunities for stop, walk, and storytelling


Lunch and informal discussions
Break anywhere you prefer with friends, neighbors, and colleagues

5:30 p.m.

Community Meeting (See separate agenda)
NeighborWorks, 1241 East Routt Avenue, Pueblo, 81004
Inform community about equitable development and identify most important issues and opportunities facing our community.



Be the Solution

Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, June 6, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
1241 East Routt Avenue, Pueblo


The meeting will highlight challenges and opportunities related to equitable development, and invite public comment and discussion. This feedback will inform a technical workshop for strategic planning that will occur the following day.

5:30 p.m.

Introductions, agenda review
Alan Lamberg, City of Pueblo Planning & Community Development Department

6:00 p.m.

Pueblo’s Self Assessment on Public Safety, Housing, and Local Economy
Bartholomew Mikitowicz, Transportation Planner

6:15 p.m.

Presentation on what is equitable development
Alan Steinbeck, Renaissance Planning

7:00 p.m.

Public comment and discussion
Alan Steinbeck with Building Blocks partners 

8:00 p.m.



Memo from Neighborhood Planner to City Manager

Report, action plan, media and evaluation for building blocks workshop for equitable development.

Building Blocks Workshop Next steps Memo 

Building blocks technical assistance creating equitable development Pueblo, Colorado.