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Statement From Cumberland Economic Development Corporation

March 19th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Jonathan Hutcherson, Chairman, and the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors release the following statement in response to the Public Notice – Cumberland City Council to Meet Wednesday, March 20 (News Flash • Cumberland City Council to Meet Wednesday) released by the City of Cumberland, City Hall on March 18, 2024:

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation wants to reassure the many supporters and businesses who have reached out that Economic Development continues to thrive under the CEDC in the City of Cumberland. While the CEDC is actively involved in discussions with the City concerning the nature and future of our relationship, we are confident that our elected representatives will see the vision and value created by the nine-year partnership between our organizations. We remain committed to taking the bold action required to foster significant strategic growth—the likes of which has not been experienced in Cumberland for decades.