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‘Future of Main Street’

Laid Out For City Council

Jim Martin, senior planner and project manager for the LA Group's "Focus on the Future of Main Street" project, presents his findings to Common Council members John Rafter, Seventh Ward and Joe Ficano, Eighth Ward, at tonight's meeting. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Jim Martin, senior planner and project manager for the LA Group’s “Focus on the Future of Main Street” project, presents his findings to Oneonta Common Council members John Rafter, Seventh Ward, left, and Joe Ficano, Eighth Ward, at tonight’s meeting.  Among them were recommendations that downtown create an economic development entity, whose sole focus would be to work with downtown business owners to develop projects and bring in new businesses.   For full details, see this week’s Hometown Oneonta, on newsstands Wednesday afternoon.  (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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