ACTION Initiatives

Community Development ACTION (Active Collaboration That Inspires Opportunity Now) Initiatives

ecotourism Eco Tourism – Develop an Eco Tourism strategy that identifies locations for eco lodges that give access to public parkland and waterways and encourages bed tax revenue to the city.
mainstreet Main Street – Develop a vision for a Main Street district in North Port, that embraces culture and entertainment, centered around an educational institution. This district could be developed along the 41 corridor and include the expansion of the University of South Florida – North Port campus.
ToledoBlade Toledo Blade – Develop a vision for the Toledo Blade Corridor that supports vibrant economic engines presented in the “Toledo Blade Vision Plan.” That plan identified economic engines including health & wellness, research & technology, education & career, sports & recreation, culture & entertainment, and destination markets.
westside West Side – Develop an education center that includes a creative/imaginative retirement center that builds a residential retirement community around lifelong learning, culture, and the arts.
WMS Warm Mineral Springs – Develop a vision for Warm Mineral Springs that establishes WMS as an economic engine for North Port. This would be a comprehensive vision that extends beyond the 81 acres purchased by the County and City.