WANTED: Executive Director for local Main Street revitalization program (Michigan)

The Boyne City (Michigan) Main Street Program is seeking a new executive director.

The Boyne City Main Street Program is a grassroots, volunteer-driven program dedicated to the historic preservation and economic development of Boyne City’s downtown.

The program follows the national “Main Street Four-Point Approach” to revitalization developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The four points focus on Organization, Promotion of the downtown, Economic Restructuring and Design.

Boyne City’s Main Street program has been recognized by the state as Michigan’s “Premier Main Street” and is one of twelve communities nominated in 2010 for a National Main Street award.

Boyne City is a town of approximately 3,735 residents. Boyne City grew 6% from the 2000 census to 2010, making us the fastest-growing city in Northern Michigan. It is situated along the Eastern shore of beautiful Lake Charlevoix, in Charlevoix County, with direct access to Lake Michigan.

The City offers new and expanding industry and a host of competitive advantages with an outstanding quality of life. Within its 4.5 square miles and 11 miles of lake frontage, there are 6 public parks, a municipal beach, and a boardwalk on the Boyne River. The downtown area offers great restaurants, specialty foods, snack shops, eclectic gift shops, sporting goods & clothing stores, art galleries and so much more.

In addition, Boyne offers Great Lakes boating, world-class golf, hunting, fishing and the best downhill ski resorts in the Midwest. All these contribute to Boyne City’s reputation as one of Michigan’s most desirable places to live and work.

Note: Official job listing not yet posted: this opportunity is too fresh!

See article announcing E.D. search.

See Boyne City Main Street website, contact info, & photo credit.

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