Main Street Community

Commission President Bernie Dardis and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum host a Main Street Summit i

On Sept. 21, 2018, community leaders gathered with officials from the City of West Fargo and Governor Doug Burgum to discuss the city’s ongoing economic development program and Gov. Burgum’s Main Street ND initiative. 

According to Governor Doug Burgum, the Main Street Initiative is intended to assist engaged communities become even stronger, increasing the quality of life for all North Dakotans. 

The initiative is based on three key pillars

  • Healthy, vibrant communities;
  • 21st century workforce; and
  • Smart, efficient infrastructure.

During the summit, Commission President Dardis also issued an official proclamation declaring the City of West Fargo a Main Street ND community and joining the initiative. The proclamation recognizes the city’s efforts to create a vibrant, engaged community while identifying innovative strategies to deliver these amenities in a fiscally responsible manner. The city will continue planning using the pillars of the initiative and input received during the roundtable discussion.

9_21_18 Main Street Proclamation