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Main Street - Performing


  • submits letter of intent and application for Main Street certification to County Coordinator
  • demonstrates commitment to the Main Street approach, and meets Main Street criteria
  • demonstrates broad based community support for the application
  • work plans for organization, design, promotion, and economic restructuring
  • designated/committed to complete historic district and/or comprehensive downtown design
  • meets schedule for certification or drop to transforming Main Street level

Services provided

  • regional or local Main Street workshops and conferences
  • compete for Clackamas County and Oregon Main Street matching grants
    • technical assistance
    • matching façade grant
  • team consultation and assistance on comprehensive planning and action plans
  • national trust training for local boards and managers
  • phone and email support
  • access to reference library and online resources
  • eligible for annual achievement awards
  • inclusion in Visit Oregon Main Street travel brochure
  • list serve support network

Community commitment

  • pass a resolution supporting entrance into the program
  • commits to a dedicated downtown manager and funding for revitalization and Main Street management for 3 year period
  • manager attends semi-annual downtown managers meetings
  • provides mentoring, response team, or community reviews for “Downtown” communities
    • not to exceed 40 hrs/yr
  • contributes to programming and training in annual workshops
  • enters into agreement with the Clackamas County Main Street program
  • submits monthly and annual reports and annual county Main Street audits

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