Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Business district plans proceeding

By Kelly Costa

During Monday night’s city council meeting, the first reading was given for Ordinance #2195 establishing the Staunton business district; approving a business district plan; authorizing the imposition and collection of a sales tax within such business district; and approving certain actions in connection with the establishment of the business district. The plan is to upgrade utilities and infrastructure, improve the sidewalks and street network, redevelop or demolish buildings, enhance the sales tax base, recruit new business, retain small businesses, enhance the property tax bas...


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