ECONOMIC VITALITY focuses on capital, incentives, training and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators that drive local economies.

Positions the downtown  commercial district as the center of the community and hub of economic activity, while creating a positive image that showcases a community’s unique characteristics.

The Organization Committee builds a team  - a partnership of people and organizations that have a stake in the commercial areas of the city.  Business owners, volunteers, and elected officials come together under the leadership of an Executive Director to build consensus to support a vibrant business community. The committee keeps the board, committees, staff, and program-of-work in good shape by attracting people and money to the organization.

supports a community’s transformation by enhancing the physical and visual assets that set the commercial district apart.  Enhancing the perception of our community through the principles of Smart Growth and sustainability


Board of Directors

This group meets monthly to review the work within the committees, the financials and other issues facing the community.