Economic Development: Aggressively Create & Develop an Environment for Job Creation, Development, Retention and Capital Investment

  • Key Outcomes: Vibrant Uptown with increased residential opportunities.
  • Success Indicators: Available apartments and condos; and increased number of retail shops and restaurants.
  • Supporting Goals: Explore opportunities that increase the number of people living, shopping, and dining in the Uptown area.
  • Performance Measures: Percent vacancy of residential properties, Number of retail shops. Increased traffic Uptown.
  • Lead Responsibility: Community Development, MURA, MHCEDC, Chamber of Commerce and CPEG
  • Priority: Immediate


  1. City is partnering with CPEG for year 2 of a small businesses development and growth project (Leon Towarnicki - July 12, 2016)
  2. We are expanding MINET (Michael Scaffidi - June 8, 2016)