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Main Street - Transforming

Requirements

  • complete a community application survey
  • demonstrates that the community has the support and leadership to participate in the Clackamas County Main Street program
  • has a full or part-time dedicated person for downtown revitalization programs
  • shows interest in revitalizing the downtown including preserving historic buildings and other unique assets of the community
  • has a defined downtown area
  • completed or committed to complete a historic inventory

Services provided

  • regional or local Main Street workshops and conferences
  • Clackamas County Main Street team assessments
  • targeted technical assistance
  • compete for Oregon Main Street matching grants
    • design and technical assistance
    • façade improvements
  • team consultation for organizational, design, promotion, or economic restructuring
  • phone support
  • access to reference library and online resources
  • assistance with promotion and press releases
  • eligible for annual growth recognition awards
  • inclusion in Visit Oregon Main Street travel brochure
  • list serve support network

Community commitment

  • pass a resolution supporting entrance into the program
  • community commitment of minimum 20% dedicated staff person (and organization) for downtown revitalization program and Main Street implementation for 12 months
  • manager attends semi-annual Downtown Managers meetings
  • agree to receive support from the performing Main Street mentoring program
  • enters into agreements with the Clackamas County Main Street program
  • submits annual progress reports and work plans

Main Street

Main Street

Main Street