Councilor Betsey Buckheit: What would an economically healthy Northfield look like?

City of Northfield Councilor Betsey Buckheit has a new blog post today titled What would an economically healthy Northfield look like?

Betsey Buckheit(More) Jobs and (increased) tax base are good things which I, too, would like to see, but pursuing these as isolated goals, throwing huge dollars at big projects and subsidizing individual businesses is not how I think Northfield should allocate its (very limited) resources. 

I have a bigger vision for an economically healthy community than the Mayor’s and EDA’s rather old-fashioned conception of economic development (I’d call the Mayor and EDA firm Second Wave proponents).  Here are 2 visions:

Discuss her vision here or there.

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