CDG, City of MV to offer Corridor Overview

  •  The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) has announced a Corridor Planning and Information Overview meeting concerning the upcoming Highway 30 Bypass.

The event will take place Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the former Big Creek Emporium building, 100 1st St. SW, Mount Vernon.

The purpose of the event is to share the final Corridor Bypass plan made by the City of Mount Vernon’s Steering Committee, working with Confluence, the planning consultants hired to create a land use development plan in the 1900-acre area surrounding the bypass.

 Steering Committee member and CDG Board member Rich Herrmann will be leading the discussion alongside City Administrator Chris Nosbisch, with representation from Confluence.

 “The Steering Committee is proud of the work it has done and is anxious to share the results with the business community,” said Rich Herrmann. “We prepared this plan with business needs in mind and we are excited to hear feedback from the business community.”

 The event will include food provided by Palisades Cafe as well as wine, beer and soda.  All are welcome but if attending, individuals are asked to RSVP to Joe Jennison for food-planning purposes, at (319) 210-9935 or through email at [email protected]

 About the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group exists to improve the social and economic well-being of Mount Vernon and Lisbon by capitalizing on their unique identity, assets and character. Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community in 2008, and practices economic development within the context of historic preservation.

 About Main Street

The Main Street Approach is a copyrighted process of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The Program has been used in Iowa since 1986 with a total of 56 communities having participated.  Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community on March 4, 2008 by the State of Iowa, after submitting a comprehensive application and presenting to a select board of reviewers




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