Committees

Organization – Establishes consensus and cooperation for building partnerships and getting everyone working toward the goals for downtown.  Projects are focused on:

  •     Operational Planning
  •     Funding
  •     Internal and External Communications
  •     Volunteer Recruitment, Orientation, Training and Retention

Chair – Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, cinnamon@abbemuseum.org

Promotions – Creates a positive image that will rekindle community pride and improve consumer and investor confidence in the downtown district.  Projects are focused on:

  •     Image Development
  •     Special Events
  •     Increase Retail Sales
  •     Holiday Promotions
  •     Tourism Support
  •    Assessing and Evaluating Promotion Results

Chair – Jane Holland, innkeeper@aysgarth.com

Design – Gets Maine Street into top physical shape and creates a safe, inviting atmosphere. Design takes advantage of the visual opportunities and stresses the importance of design quality in downtown revitalization.  Projects are focused on:

  •     Public Improvements
  •     Inventories: Photo, Building Information
  •     Design Assistance, Education, Awareness
  •     Historic Preservation
  •     Ordinances/Guidelines/Plans
  •     Visual Merchandising

Chair – Michael Rogers, mrogers@la-rk.com

Economic Restructuring – Strengthens the downtown’s existing economic assets while diversifying its economic base.  Projects are focused on:

  •     Assessments
  •     Business Retention, Expansion, Recruitment
  •     Real Estate Development

Chair – Ruth Eveland, reveland@jesuplibrary.com