In the brief 1½ years since the Peninsula of Mobile’s inception we have:

Action Outcome
Created overall strategic plan Established community identity
Created logo, brochure, fliers, maps, FB page, E-newsletter Public outreach & engagement
Secured both monetary & technical assistance grants ●      Corridor Master Plan

●      Miracle Mile designation

●      Sidewalks (TAP Grant)

Selected country’s first Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program’s coastal   test site City of Mobile re-applying for inclusion in CRS program (reduced insurance rates)
Fostered partnerships toward building a resilient community: Auburn University, University of South Alabama, Homeowners’ Hurricane Insurance Initiative, Dog River Clearwater Revival, Alabama Department of Conservaiton and Natural Resources and others Garrow’s Bend’s included in Watershed Management Plan
Inclusion in: Map for Mobile; Mobile County Hazard Mitigation Plan; Watershed management plan; Comp. Conservation Mgmt Plan; AL Coastal Comp. Plan Coordinated planning for Mobile’s coastal community
Helped create Mobile Greenway Initiative Comprehensive trail system
Supported ADEM’s Pilot Headwater Stream Survey Study of Perch Creek First water quality monitoring sites on Peninsula’s shorelines established
Established close relationship with City of Mobile administration ●      grant partnerships (BB & TAP sidewalk)

●      1750 property acquired

●      focus on LID rehabilitation

●      increased code enforcement

Perch Creek Nature Trail Preserve (PCNTP) concept proposal for RESTORE funding PCNTP accepted as Phase 1 – “Due Diligence” NFWF project
Created working committees Research, Community outreach
Created partnerships for a cleaner community – Exxon, Pine Crest, ALDOT, City of Mobile, White-Spunner, Airbus ●     Cleaner community entrance

●     Doyle Park renovations

●    Four concrete park tables/bench sets have been installed at popular waterfront locations including McNally Park (Perch Creek side and bay front) and Perch Creek Fishing Hole on Dauphin Island Parkway at Perch Creek bridge.

 

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