Economic Development Objectives

Objective: Increase permanent, local, high wage employment opportunities Tasks Performance Measures Focus on creating high tech, light manufacturing, pharmaceutical, high end office jobs, and other living wage employment opportunities along the KY 9 corridor. Stronger tax base to support community services. Support job training programs for Newport residents. Increased average income of Newport residents. Increase…

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Housing Objectives

Objective: Increase rate of home ownership and retention in Newport Tasks Performance Measures Community coffee walks. Number of attendees. Create marketing campaign to promote Newport and collaborate with Realtors. Materials developed to raise awareness of Newport’s housing and shared survey of Realtors on impact of perception of Newport. Newport Home and Garden tour focusing on…

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Education Objectives

Objective: Students are inspired and there are high expectations at NISD Tasks Performance Measures Develop Speakers’ Bureau of inspirational leaders to give monthly talks after school. Monthly inspirational talks occurring. Establish a committee to define/communicate what high expectations mean in NISD. Committee formed and holds regular meeting, High Expectations communication rolled out. Ambitious goals are…

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Community Engagement Objectives

Objective: Increase community involvement, pride, and ownership Tasks Performance Measures Increase citizen participation at Neighborhood Associations meetings and in community social Non-Governmental Organizations. Increased participation and active members in the four Neighborhood Associations and various local Non-Governmental Organizations. Establish a mentoring program for new Neighborhood Associations leadership, block leader program, and ReNewport Leadership training. Program established…

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Health, Wellness & Safety Objectives

Objective: Community members support and assist First Responders Tasks Performance Measures Establish Community Fire Safety Day at Firehouse with Fire Department/EMS. Number of participants. Increase compression only training at event. Increase number of compression only training certificates. Establish coupon for Free CPR training from compression only certification program. Increase number of residents certified in CPR.…

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