WHAT IS THE RIDGWAY CREATIVE DISTRICT?
Several answers tell the "big-picture" story:
1) The Ridgway Creative District (RCD) is an initiative of the Town to spur innovation and economic development while building community and supporting creativity and creative entrepreneurship. It is managed by the Town's Community Initiatives Facilitator under the Community Development department.
2) The Ridgway Creative District is also a defined physical location (downtown Ridgway, including River Park Light Industrial) and the people, businesses, and organizations within and around it who are doing something creative with their hands and/or their minds.
3) The RCD has a team of citizen volunteers called the Creative Advocacy Team (the C.A.T.) which meets monthly to advance the goals of the Creative District (minutes of C.A.T. meetings can be found below).
4) And the RCD has twice met the requirements to be certified as a creative district by Colorado Creative Industries, a department of the State Office of Economic Development and International Trade, initially in 2013 and again in 2018. (It began as a prospective creative district in 2012.)
In May 2021, the Ridgway Creative Advocacy Team (C.A.T.) began its transition to the Ridgway Creative Main Street Group, merging the citizen engagement efforts of the RCD and Ridgway Main Street into one volunteer group.
To learn more, go to the Ridgway Creative District website: www.ridgwaycreativedistrict.com.
Ridgway Creative Main Street Group Meetings
Agendas and Minutes
- 2021 Agenda and Minutes
July 6, 2021 Agenda Minutes June 8, 2021 Agenda Minutes May 18, 2021 Agenda Minutes May 11, 2021 Agenda Minutes
RCD CREATIVE ADVOCACY TEAM (C.A.T.) MEETINGS
AGENDAS and MINUTES
- 2021 Agendas and Minutes
March 16, 2021 Agenda Minutes March 2, 2021 (Special Meeting) Agenda Minutes February 16, 2021 Agenda Minutes January 19, 2021 Agenda Minutes
- 2020 Agendas and Minutes
December 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes November 17, 2020 Agenda Minutes October 6, 2020 (retreat) Notice Minutes September 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes August 18, 2020 Agenda Minutes July 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes June 16, 2020 Agenda Minutes May 19, 2020 Agenda Minutes April 21, 2020 Agenda Minutes March 17, 2020 Agenda Minutes February 18, 2020 Agenda Minutes January 21, 2020 Agenda Minutes January 7, 2020 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes
- 2019 Agendas and Minutes
December 17, 2019 - Cancellation Notice November 19 - Special Meeting (Retreat) Notice Minutes October 15, 2019 Agenda Minutes September 17, 2019 Agenda Minutes August 20, 2019 Agenda Minutes July 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes June 25, 2019 Agenda Minutes May 21, 2019 Agenda Minutes April 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes March 19, 2019 Agenda Minutes February 19, 2019 Agenda Minutes January 22, 2019 Agenda Minutes January 4, 2019 - Special Meeting Notice Minutes