October 13, 2020 Workshops
Tuesday, October 13
2:00 PM - Locally Sourced Downtowns: Supporting and Cultivating a Thriving District
Jeff Gates, City Administrator, City of Mosinee; Benjamin Krumenauer, Village Administrator, Village of Osceola and Errin Welty, CEcD, EDFP, Downtown Development Program Manager, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
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Despite the wholesale changes in our economy, downtown’s play a greater role than ever, providing small-scale and community-supporting goods and services within the community. Supporting these local businesses takes a long-term effort and requires proactive policies and investments on the part of both the municipality and private sector. In addition, changing social habits from the pandemic will require new public and private solutions to allow everyone to enjoy these amenities safely. Our panelists will discuss success stories, challenges and strategies from their own community efforts to support and sustain downtown investment.
Jeff Gates, Mosinee, Presentation (PDF)
Benjamin Krumenauer, Osceola, Presentation (PDF) Osceola Chamber
Errin Welty, WEDC, Presentation (PDF)
Connect Communities WEDC
2019 Data Public Sources of Downtown Funding (PDF)