Spruce the Bruce supports local community efforts to facilitate long-term downtown revitalization plans, bringing together stakeholders to build community capacity and assist with strategic policy and capital investment. The program provides communities with the resources to develop strategies and implementation methods necessary to maintain and grow healthy commercial areas in association with the County and various partners.
Organization is the essential starting point for any downtown improvement program. It establishes consensus and cooperation by building partnerships among the various groups that have a stake in the downtown. By getting everyone working towards the same goal, the revitalization program will provide effective, ongoing management and advocacy for the downtown.