Joe Borgstrom is the Director of Downtown and Community Services Division at the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. That’s a big title, but the short version is that Joe is a smart guy about small towns.
Let me apologize for the rough audio in the first several minutes. We had to give up on all our high-tech tools and fall back on a land-line conference call. Hey, that’s how it is sometimes in rural!
Why Joe likes the Main Street program.
- You can do this. You can fix your own town.
- Coping with huge distances
- Over-used success stories, and how the real world is more complicated
- Helping existing businesses versus recruiting outside businesses
Learn more about the Main Street 4 Point Approach.
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