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Team offers new ideas for Old Town

Team offers new ideas for Old Town

Action team looks to encourage owner-occupied housing

May 8th, 2011 in News

Ron Medin knows Old Town is important.

The former 5th Ward Jefferson City councilman and current co-chairman of the Old Town action team for the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce's economic development strategic plan "Transformation" saw that from the moment the plan was unveiled.

One of the ideas the Old Town action team is "picking up" is what is known as single-family housing rehabilitation. The idea is that the level of upkeep for some of the oldest structures in Jefferson City rises with more owner-occupied housing within ....