This issue introduces David Zellers, Montgomery County’s new director of commerce. David talks about how he got into the economic development field, what’s changed over time in the field, what’s on the horizon for 2018, and comments on the great places and things to do in the county. This issue also highlights the new “Main Street Schwenksville Streetscape Plan and Design Guidelines.” Design guidelines are a good way for municipalities to gain some control over the look and continuity of their downtowns. It also focuses on Ardmore’s approach to encouraging local shopping. Read the newsletter.