On October 24, Mayor Slay of St. Louis, Mayor Thompson of Grafton, IL, and Mayor Hoechst of Alton, IL engaged with program directors of over 25 environmental and conservation organizations from nine of the Mississippi River States at the Mississippi River Network's annual meeting in St. Louis. Mayor Slay gave remarks outlining MRCTI's forming agenda for the River and urged organizations to include mayors in their efforts and events to highlight the waterway. Mayors Thompson and Hoechst spoke to the gathering about making the Mississippi the center of their economic development strategies through zoning, green space requirements, and riverfront showcasing.
Mississippi River Mayors Present at Mississippi River Network Annual Meeting Oct 24
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