Think, Shop, Buy Local
Keeping your dollars local makes good sense all the way around.
§ Springfield Farmer’s Market §
§ Parking Directory §
Open to comment. Find the draft document HERE.
§ Updated Parking Signs §
We will be installing new updated signs for parking
§ Heritage Bakery has re-opened! Wed-Sat 9-4
§ Downtown Master Plan §
Initiated the MPG Grant to update the Downtown Master Plan last done in 1996.
SOM assisted the RPC in writing the grant.
Now awarded, SOM will serve on the street committee with the town,
the RPC and the Chamber of Commerce.
Master Plan process is beginning.
We need community input & engagement!'
To be completed this Summer into Fall
§ Retail Strategies §
SOM Downtown Economic Committee working on these
for the Odd Fellows Building and for the Woolson Block
§ Downtown Promotion Video §
To be completed with RVTC student help this fall.
§ Downtown Business Survey Completed §
Summary coming soon!
§ Downtown Promotional Brochure §
Still in draft waiting on a couple of key action items to be completed.
§ Electrical Vehicle Charging Station §
Project implementation will begin this month (July 2014).
§ Furman Building Springfield Mural §
SOM raised money via a crowd-funding project for Mona Frye
and her crew to make permanent on the Furman Building the Springfield chalk mural
done during Market Madness 2013 - will be implemented on July 16, 2014
§ Facade Improvement Project §
Nine of the 24 building designs including Odd Fellows Building
and Lawrence & Wheeler building have been done -
expecting One Main Street will be done by end of summer
SOM is working on a catalog of each project, before and after
Click HERE for more information about what a "facade program" means.
Peter, of the SOM office, is compiling the before & afters for the nine projects already completed.
§ Retail Shops §
We continue to work closely with downtown property owners to not only help them bring more retailers in
but to also participate in programs that will enhance their properties and thus become more inviting to potential retailers
Stay tuned more current projects to be listed soon!!!