Presentation on theme: "Building Healthy Places with Economic Development and Redevelopment Robert S. Ogilvie PhD Building Healthy Places with Economic Development & Redevelopment."— Presentation transcript:
Building Healthy Places with Economic Development and Redevelopment Robert S. Ogilvie PhD Building Healthy Places with Economic Development & Redevelopment
Public Health Law & Policy We are a nonprofit corporation that improves community health outcomes by building the capacity of public health leaders to use sophisticated legal and policy tools in their everyday practice. We are a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, policy analysts – many also with advanced training in public health; all committed to working with public health agencies and their community-based partners.
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Topics We Work On
The "built environment” The man made surroundings that are the setting for human activity. This includes transportation infrastructure, schools, parks, housing, etc.
DECISIONS CONSEQUENCES lead to
Tools we can use to build a healthy community
Economic Development: The institutional changes made to promote economic betterment. The social/organizational changes made to promote economic growth.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS Local Government Economic Development Agencies Small Business Assistance Agencies Economic Development Corporations Community Development Corporations Job Training and Placement Agencies Business Organizations
Local Government State Government Federal Government Community Development Financial Institutions Private Foundations Private Banks FINANCING SOURCES
SUPERMARKET DEVELOPMENT Build a new full service supermarket
SMALL STORE DEVELOPMENT Build new produce markets or small format groceries
CORNER STORE IMPROVEMENT Assist willing corner store operators in upgrading their offerings to include fresh food for sale in existing stores
MOBILE MARKETS Organize the sale of fresh produce from trucks with a weekly schedule
FARMERS’ MARKETS Organize and incentivize regularly scheduled markets
An area that in its present condition and use… impairs or arrests the sound growth of the municipality, retards the provision of housing accommodations.. and is a menace to the public health, safety, morals or welfare… (Colorado) Blighted Area
Justus Hayes / Shoes on Wires / shoesonwires.com Blighted area…an area…that, because of deteriorating buildings, structures…; defective or inadequate streets, street layout, or accessibility; unsanitary conditions; adversely affects the public health, safety, morals, or welfare of the municipality and its residents. (Texas)
CONTROVERSIAL HISTORY “Urban Renewal” “Slum clearance” “Negro Removal”
Eminent Domain …the inherent power of the state to seize a citizen's private property for a public use. When property is “taken”, just compensation must be paid.