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Happy New Year! On behalf of the Trenton Downtown Association (TDA), I would like to thank our downtown business owners, committed staff members, and Clean and Safe Team for excellently maintaining, beautifying, and activating our district as well as the City of Trenton and our many partners who collaborate to lift Trenton’s local economy.
Through our engagement with Commercial District Services, LLC (CDS), we sharpened our focus around clean and safe, beautification, and creative placemaking, while investing in capital improvements and collaborating with partners to create impactful events downtown.
While local economic challenges remain formidable, we see signs of a positive recovery from the aftershocks of COVID-19 as foot traffic begins to trend upward.
Working together, we established a solid foundation for a reimagined downtown with new initiatives and enhancements to existing programs including:
As we turn our attention to 2023, we aim to further enhance our operations with:
As part of our focus this year, we are committed to engaging with business and property owners and communicating our initiatives on a more regular basis. As we prioritize efforts around programs that produce tangible, visible results around our downtown properties, we aim to expand our work around several activities including:
We congratulate board members reelected at our December 2022 annual meeting, including Kamal Bathla, Liad Onitiri, Wayne Downing and Raoul Momo. It’s also my honor to have been elected to serve as TDA’s Board Chair along with our newly established executive committee consisting of William “Butch” Osterman, Vice Chair; Anne LaBate, Treasurer; and Cassandra “Cassie” Sanchez, Secretary.
Finally, I applaud the efforts of our entire board, who provide great counsel, resources, and leadership to help move our downtown forward.
Bryan A. Evans
Chairman, Trenton Downtown Association