Economic Vitality

Purpose: To strengthen and broaden the economic base of the Main Street District.

  1. Create action plan for regular business visitations to develop and enhance business community relationships
  2. Complete and manage business inventory
    • Complete a list of available downtown properties
    • Available building tour in the Spring
  3. Examine codes and ordinances that help our businesses
  4. Collect and distribute basic market data (including available downtown properties)
  5. Host three business-oriented trainings (Marketing for Small Businesses, Succession Planning, employee motivation/retention, etc.)
  6. Recruit business for 2020 Open 4 Business competition
  7. Host three ‘Business After Hours’ event
  8. Business profile form on website
  9. Business resources document/market business, products, and services
  10. Projects and Events Include:
    • Downtown Spaces Tour
    • Adopt an Alley Program
    • Welcome bags to new businesses
    • Milestone bags for business anniversaries

To volunteer or for more information contact either EV Co-Chair:  Kristin Jackson or Joe Stitz.

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