DOWNINGTOWN — A new citizens group that supports development and revitalization is taking shape.
The group announced its recent formation at Wednesday's Borough Council meeting.
Resident Cara DeStefano told council that she and about 60 other residents met Nov. 12 to form IDEAL, which stands for Invigorate Downingtown's Economy and Lifestyle.
The group's stated mission is to support revitalization and development in the borough to increase the tax base and property values, she said.
"I want to see our property values and quality of life thrive here," DeStefano said in a written statement.
The group's initial focus is on the proposed development of Kardon Park.
Last month, the Chester County Orphans' Court ruled the borough could not sell the park for private development. That case is being ap
pealed by the developer and the borough in Commonwealth Court.
Read the full article here IDEAL
The meeting that took place at Dane Decor was not just for a select few it was for all residents who share the thoughts of IDEAL. Here are a few links if you care to investigate.
Kardon Park on Facebook
IDEAL on Facebook
Also if you get a chance read Borough Council President, James Bruton's article in the Daily Local
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