Planning Consultant for the Town of Mead 

  • From 2014 to the present, Vecchi & Associates has provided extensive planning consulting services to the Town of Mead, Colorado
  • Acting Planning Director for two years
  • Oversaw Comprehensive Plan update, managed consultant team on behalf of the Town of Mead
  • Grant writing​ 

2018 Town of Mead Comprehensive Plan – Mead, CO

  • Oversaw the successful grant application to the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) that provided matching funds for a total project cost of $160,000
  • Oversaw management of the project and team of consultants and staff on behalf of the Town
  • Was responsible for the community outreach portion of the comprehensive plan update
  • In addition to the standard format of topics included within a town comprehensive plan, added a Strategic Action Plan component for priority sub-areas for downtown, the I-25 Corridor and the East Side Neighborhood to ensure implementation


Arts and Entertainment District Strategic Action Plan

Downtown Development Authority – Longmont, CO

  • Partnered with Dana Crawford, Urban Neighborhoods, Inc. to oversee the development of the 2011 Strategic Action Plan for the Longmont Downtown Development Authority and the City of Longmont
  • Oversaw the community outreach process and the development of the strategic action plan matrix, which was the foundation for the implementation strategies for development of the Longmont Arts and Entertainment District
  • The Strategic Action Plan and subsequent implementation strategies were instrumental in the ultimate designation of Downtown Longmont by the state of Colorado as one of Colorado’s first Creative Districts
  • Facilitated scoping and visioning sessions
  • Oversaw development of the Strategic Action Plan, which resulted in the successful implementation of the plan and a thriving downtown district
  • Creation of the Arts & Entertainment District facilitated the designation of Downtown Longmont by the state of Colorado as a Creative District (mixed-use, arts and entertainment, walkable communities)​

Vecchi & Associates specializes in strategic action planning, placemaking and revitalization. We believe that ideas and visions are best realized when clear strategic action plans are developed at the outset. Clients and stakeholders are engaged in a process that reflects their priorities and goals. They create the “road map” that they will execute over time to realize their goals and measure their progress. 

Vecchi & Associates

Comprehensive Plans

  • Oversaw community outreach and coordination with town representatives in the development of numerous award-winning Comprehensive Plans 
  • Communities include: Fort Morgan, Frederick, Kersey, LaSalle and Mead, Colorado​

Comprehensive Planning, Strategic Planning and Placemaking