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Salisbury Youth Council Has Big Plans For Business Growth

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SALISBURY, Md. - Salisbury's Youth Council held another meeting today, with big plans for the downtown.

The group, made up of about 20 local high school students, has some major suggestions for improving the city. The council's Vice President says some of his ideas include removing the planters at West Main Street to increase the amount of traffic flow, in order to give businesses more opportunity for exposure. He also wants to propose "enterprise zones," which essentially provide special benefits for businesses in a certain geographical area.

"The business side is the biggest concern for the city," says Cole Davis, vice president. "When I talk with my friends, they say they love Salisbury, that's their home, but they're scared to come back because they have to provide for their families and move forward."

So far the group has met about 12 times, and they say they plan to present all of their suggestions to city council in September.

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