YES! Weekly just received this press release from the City of Greensboro. This comes a week after city council voted 9-0 to explore other options for some of the funds the city gives to Downtown Greensboro Inc. annually. Read more about it in our cover story, coming out tomorrow morning!
GREENSBORO, NC (February 26, 2013) – Representatives from the City of Greensboro and Downtown Greensboro Incorporated (DGI) have reached an agreement on continuing their partnership in promoting and improving the downtown area. As part of the agreement, a working group will be established to better define the partnership between the City and DGI.
The group will be a subset of representatives from the two groups. The team will spend the next three months reviewing how the partnership has worked in the past and will recommend changes and improvements for the future.
City representatives included in reaching the agreement were Greensboro Mayor Robbie Perkins, Councilmembers Yvonne Johnson, Zack Matheny and Nancy Vaughan, and City Manager Denise Turner Roth. DGI was represented by members of its executive committee, including Chair Dawn Chaney.