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Final Destination Erie strategic plan released

March 26, 2015

The final strategic plan from Destination has been released.  You can download the full plan, or individual sections, here. A video of the March 26th roll-out event can also be viewed here.

Destination Erie final plan to be made public March 26

March 7, 2015 “After three years of research, public input, meetings and preliminary recommendations, Destination Erie’s final plan is ready to be unveiled. Officials will present the regional plan’s final recommendations — and discuss how they will be implemented — on March 26 […]

Dahlkemper seeking support outside Erie County for marine sanctuary plan

February 28, 2015 “Establishing a marine sanctuary in Erie County is one of nearly 40 recommendations suggested by officials working with the Destination Erie regional plan. Those recommendations were announced in November…”  

Communities take different approaches to fight blight

January 10, 2015 “Destination Erie, the region’s blueprint for the future, recommends a coordinated regional strategy against blight. That strategy could include creating a special court to focus on building code violations, sanitation, landlord-tenant disputes and other housing issues, according to planners…” […]