Washougal Round Table News - 04.05.2017

Meeting Date: April 4th, 2017

WHAT WE WORKED ON

Each team member reported on their subcommittee's efforts and developments for the Tactical Urbanism project. Wayne shared sketches from a meeting with an engineer colleague that has agreed to help design the conversation board. Alex shared updates regarding a new photographer partner, and Heather provided the team with an extensive list of contacts for our government and stakeholder relations efforts. Dan & Kathy's excellent organizational skills are leading the team's open house efforts. And Shannon gave the team an outline of her communications flight schedule.

 

APPROVED - FINAL REPORT GOALS

Each team lead provided their contribution to Washougal Round Table's 2017 tactical urbanism project's final report. 

By September 30, 2017, Washougal Round Table’s Development Committee will assemble a key findings report that includes the following data:

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS & BUDGETS

1. Establish relationships with the following sectors of our community: business, government, education, non-profit, resident

2. Fundraising system in place (ongoing and short-term)

3. Identify future project collaboration partners per input and results from wall

Heather Jordan  

 

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

Here's what the volunteer subcommittee will contribute to the final report:

Report on the volunteer orientation

# of volunteers who contributed to this project

Total volunteer hours contributed

Tasks completed by volunteers

Number of new volunteers recruited through this project

Report on the volunteer recognition and appreciation event

Feedback from volunteers on what worked well and what didn't

Plan for volunteer retention and expansion efforts

Dan and Kathy Huntington

 

OPERATIONS AND LOGISTICS

Build a final digital design mockup of the tactical urbanism conversation board & document the entire construction phase via photo and video.

Alex Yost and Wayne Pattison

 

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

2 PRESS RELEASES - National and regional distribution stats, Internal media distribution list numbers, open and CTR metrics, earned media screenshots and links.

1 SOCIAL MEDIA SUMMARY - Facebook event metrics + FB fan page growth

1 POST EVENT SURVEY REPORT - Distributed to all key partners, stakeholders, volunteers, & lead participants.

50% INCREASE IN WRT MONTHLY NEWSLETTER DATABASE - From 59 to 120 members.

6 MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS - Focused on the TU project updates. Reporting on open and CTR rates.

10 NEW ADDITIONAL DIGITAL ASSETS - At least 10 additional high-resolution images of Washougal area with a focus on the downtown district.

Shannon Pratuch

 

MORE ACTION = MORE RESULTS!

  • 501(c)3 Non-Profit Status: Key members of the Cape Horn Conservancy have stepped up to help Washougal Round Table with the paperwork administration to achieve official 501(c)3 non-profit status. We'll be working on this in Q4 2017.

  • 27th Street Off-Ramp: The team has finalized our official statement to the City of Washougal and will be distributing that this week. We'll post our formal publication on this blog.

  • Volunteer HoeDown: Join us! From 4 to 5 PM on Tuesday, April 18th, WRT's development committee will be hosting an open house and volunteer kick-off potluck at the Washougal Senior Center.

 

WHAT'S COMING UP NEXT

Washougal Round Table's bi-weekly meetings are open to the public. You can join our next development committee session on Tuesday, May 2nd from 3:30 to 5 PM.