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Cornersburg Public Meeting Draws Large Turnout


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

On Tuesday, June 20, over 100 residents of the Cornersburg Neighborhood participated in the Cornersburg Neighborhood Public Meeting at New Covenant Worship Center. Residents reviewed a draft of the Cornersburg Neighborhood Action Plan, which addresses housing and property conditions, infrastructure repair and maintenance, crime and safety concerns, and economic development along Canfield Road. Residents expressed interest in addressing vacant and rental properties in their neighborhood, repairing infrastructure, forming more neighborhood associations, and attracting new businesses to the area.  Feedback from the meeting will be incorporated into a final version of the plan.  An action team, comprised of residents, stakeholders, city officials, YNDC staff, the Mahoning County Land Bank, and other relevant partners will be begin to meet to implement the neighborhood action plan.