May 2022 Spotlight on Mount Vernon with Mayor Matt Starr

Mount Vernon Mayor Matt Starr shared updates on the City with The Morning Thing on Friday, 5/27/22.

Click HERE to hear the full conversation.

Topics included:

  • Updates on current construction projects including new projects that will be starting in June
  • Details about Community Development Block Grants
  • Information about getting steel to fix issues at the City Parking Garage
  • The Project of building a new Court House and the impact on retailers in downtown
  • Updates from City Council include:
    • Discussion on the Bird Scooters
    • Updates from the Employee and Community Relations Committees
    • the creation of a Workforce Development Fund
    • Childcare study was completed by the Area Development Foundation. There is a great need for daycare services in our community.
  • Updates from the Police and Fire Departments
  • Updates from the Mount Vernon City Parks and Hiawatha Water Park and Pool. The pool opens on Saturday, 5/28!
  • Mount Vernon’s plans for Memorial Day
  • Goals for the Mayoral Office in June
  • Events on the City’s Calendar

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