Will Minority and locally based businesses be able to access the opportunities ahead?
We can point to Cheverly as an example of where we’re taking some extra efforts to ensure that minority businesses are engaged. Our hope is to continue those efforts on the Blue Line Corridor and other projects in the County. When we set the Economic Development platform for the County— the engagement of minority businesses was a key goal for us.
Yes—we want to bring new facilities and new amenities, but we specifically seek to accomplish this while keeping equity at the center of development