Our charrette has to consider economic development at several levels. It isn’t just about serving the tenant businesses’ short term goals.  The concept includes the individual and family and the value they find in the commercial and housing components of their community. The more prosperous the individual, the greater his contribution to the Town’s revenue stream.

Economic development as seen in terms of dollars is perhaps the easiest way to measure  improvement.  However, a clearly stated overarching community plan could aid behind-the-scenes efforts of individual contributors to fund initiatives towards revitalizing Dennis Port.

An economically improved village would be more in keeping with neighboring and regional attractions. In our efforts to improve economically the long-term viability and sustainability of the community, we must also consider the region and the environment.