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Annual Meeting and Mid Year Report

Hear ye, hear ye! Discover Polk Community Benefit District will hold its first Annual Meeting on 12 February 2020 at 6:30 pm at St Brigid’s Church. We will present the Mid-Year Report we will have submitted to the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, share......

New Executive Management Team!

A working group of the Discover Polk CBD Board interviewed four well qualified local candidates for the Executive Director position, and unanimously agreed on a unique solution: Tonic Nightlife Group, LLC, a local hospitality and community affairs management company. The co-founders, Ben Bleiman and Duncan......

Preliminary results from our December 2019 Rubbish Audit

Five volunteers in 14.12 hours on 12 and 20 December 2019 logged 11,113 items of concern within the Discover Polk CBD footprint! The bulk of the findings were gum residue (64% of items), cigarette butts (19.43%) and general street litter (9.21%). Graffiti (including stickers and......

Candidates for Discover Polk Executive Director position

We are delighted that there are now four qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director of the Discover Polk CBD.  They are all local, some have owned or managed businesses in the neighborhood, some either already have established families here, and some are just......

What’s a rubbish audit?

Exactly what it sounds like: you decide what categories of detritus/rubbish/litter you are going to count, and what the perimeters of the area for counting are, and you launch a team to document unique instances of the offending matter. You could do this with a......

Transition!

TRANSITION! Discover Polk is seeking a new full-time Executive Director to implement the DPCBD Management Plan, manage the portfolio of improvements and marketing initiatives, develop and maintain regular communications with community stakeholders, and represent the community in advocacy and communications with City government. The full......

Our first Only on Polk!

A fun time at our first Only on Polk Summer Saturday on June 22! Over 35 businesses are participating in our next one on July 27. Be sure to check out the sales, specials, and pop-ups!  ...

Special meeting, 6/19/2019 at 6 pm

Discover Polk CBD invites the community to a special board meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 6:00 pm, to be held at the Lower Polk CBD offices at 1170 Sutter Street (btwn Polk/Larkin), to discuss FY2019-20 assessments. The meeting agenda is here: 2019.06.19 DPCBD Special......

New dog stations

We love dogs! And to help reduce the mess some owners leave behind them, we’re installing 10 dog waste stations throughout the neighborhood. Four are already up, and the rest are coming up in the next week or so. Our Clean Team stocks and maintains......