Main Street Monticello
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An economically healthy downtown:
Builds a positive image for its community. An attractive downtown reflects Monticello's pride in itself and its future.
Creates job opportunities. A revitalized downtown attracts new investors and visitors while strengthening services offered to the local community.
Saves tax dollars.Improves the area's tax base, and protects the investment already made in downtown infrastructure.
Preserves the historic resources. In an economically healthy downtown, property owners can afford to maintain the historic commercial buildings and thus preserve an important part of Jefferson County's heritage.
Helps to control sprawl. Second stories can be converted into condos and luxury apartments, decreasing the need for more housing developments.
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About Main StreetWelcome To Monticello! There are many reasons for the community to actively encourage the revitalization of our downtowns and protect the history and ecology of the whole county. An economically healthy county: Builds a positive image for its community. An attractive downtown reflects Monticello and Jefferson County's pride in itself and its future. Creates job opportunities. Revitalized downtowns attracts new investors and visitors while strengthening services offered to the local community. Saves tax dollars. Revitalization stabilizes and improves the area's tax base, and protects the investment already made in downtown and county infrastructure. Preserves the communities historic resources. In an economically healthy county property owners can afford to maintain the historic commercial buildings and thus preserve an important part of Jefferson County's heritage. Helps to control sprawl. Second stories can be converted into condos and luxury apartments, decreasing the need for more housing developments. Main Street of Monticello, Florida, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 1997. We have a board consisting of 8 directors and one project manager. Our Mission Creating and marketing a positive image of downtown Monticello and Jefferson county through sound economic development that promotes our future while preserving our past. *Our Goals* (1) Educate local residents and students about the importance of the paleo Indian discoveries in the Aucilla Basin, and help them understand how critical it is to protect them from pot-hunters and progress. (2) Keep the discoveries in the Aucilla Basin a part of the paleoIndian scholarly conversation throughout the world.
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Jefferson County’s Lost Towns by Anne Haw Holt What makes a town a town? Does it take a post office to make it official? A church? A store? A graveyard? How about a name on a map? Someone told … Continue reading
My friend Ed Green took me through wilderness of the famous Jefferson County Slave Canal in a small boat. I wanted to take pictures, and he knew I was worried about my camera and believed the boat would provide … Continue reading
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