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Main Street - Performing

For those communities who were previously certified Nation Main Street cities and those communities with advanced downtown programs following the Main Street Approach.

Requirements

  • 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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