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CEDC Has Half of Downtown Mall Funds Secured

January 11th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Officials report that commitments for about half of the funding needed for proposed renovations of the downtown pedestrian mall have been secured-  and the state wants to see the project on a fast track. Paul Kelly, executive director of the Cumberland Economic Development Corp., gave an update on the Baltimore Street Redevelopment Project during Thursday’s meeting  of the Downtown Development Commission.  The CEDC has roughly $3 million in place for the project  which is estimated to cost between $5 million and $7.4 million. Kelly said a high level meeting with all the key parties represented was held in Annapolis earlier this week…

 

3 Responses to “CEDC Has Half of Downtown Mall Funds Secured”

  1. January 11, 2019 at 5:52 am, Deb said:

    Hurry up and finish this project! I can’t wait to drive along this new street and look at all the vacant buildings! Fun! The 5 to 7.4 million dollars are surely needed for this one street! All the other streets in Cumberland are in dandy condition!

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  2. January 11, 2019 at 7:59 am, Steve said:

    I agree with Deb, What a waste of taxpayers money. No matter what grant or fund it came from, taxpayers money created it. Then, you ran a local business man away from downtown after being there 20 years?? What are you thinking? Maybe you can sit with Grimm (thank goodness he is GONE)and devise other ways to waste money and allow the town to literally crumble.

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  3. January 12, 2019 at 6:34 am, mike said:

    If there was an award for wasting taxpayers money, these FOOLS could retire the trophy!

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