City’s Revitalization Attracts Texas Downtown Association

Scott Welmaker, Director of Economic Development for Mansfield, is the President of the Texas Downtown Association.  Welmaker says 45 to 50 TDA members were in Sulphur Springs Thursday to attend a workshop on downtown code enforcement.  He says about 15 members of the TDA Board will stay in town Friday at attend a board meeting.  Welmaker says this is his first visit to Sulphur Springs and adds he’s impressed with the town. Hear Welmaker here:

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell gave a slide presentation on the city’s revitalization efforts downtown at a workshop hosted by the Texas Downtown Association held at The Roc of First Baptist Church Thursday.  Maxwell showed the downtown before and after.  He said before nothing stirred downtown after 5 o’clock except crickets.  Maxwell also shared after slides of large crowds now downtown for various events. Maxwell’s comments follow:

Author: Staff Reporter

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