Vanderburgh County Commissioners Pass Resolution In Support Of Trolley For Evansville Business Districts

first_imgThe Vanderburgh County Commissioners yesterday passed Resolution CO.R-08-17-018 that would allow a Trolley to run of Evansville Districts (“TED”).The Resolution reads as follows:WHEREAS, the Growth Alliance of Evansville (“GAGE”) in conjunction with Franklin Street Events Association (“FSEA”) have been working on a proposed Trolley of Evansville Districts (“TED”) which would run between all the downtown cultural districts, the Double Tree Hotel, the Tropicana Hotel area, and Franklin Street; andWHEREAS, The TED proposal would be a good way for tourists to see our community and boost economic development while enhancing local transportation; andWHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Vanderburgh County support the efforts of FSEA and GAGE with respect to the TED project and encourage other local groups and organizations to support and fund TED.NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Vanderburgh County as follows:That the Board of Commissioners support the efforts of FSEA and GAGE in making the proposed TED project a reality and encourage other groups and organizations to also support and fund TED for the benefit of our local residents, tourists, and local businesses.The resolution was passed and adopted on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, by a unanimous vote (3-0).  The office of the Vanderburgh County Commissioners is the first official government body to publicly support TED via letter of support or resolution for this project.County Commissioner Ben Shoulders said; “We hope other community leaders, elected officials, organizations, groups, companies and/or entities follow the lead of the Vanderburgh County Commissioners”.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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