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City Council Endorses List Of Economic Development Initiatives

September 15th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

After a brief report Tuesday night, the Cumberland city council endorsed a list of five economic development initiatives outlined by Kathy Getty, chairwoman of the city’s Economic Development Commission. Those initiatives include: positioning and marketing Cumberland as a site for rural-sourcing; expanding the role of post-secondary education institutions and facilities in the city; to develop, attract, strengthen and retain regional business; to position downtown Cumberland as the premier entertainment, cultural and corporate hub of the primary and secondary market; and to target the Willowbrook Road corridor for continued health care business development. Getty praised the Mayor and Council for appointing a top notch economic development committee to work with…

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