The Ward 1 seat is held now by Jenny Brekhus who will be filing for reelection Wednesday. The area includes a big chunk of the MidTown District, a growing corridor for new shops and restaurants.
Brekhus says she’s proud of the support she and the city have garnered from small businesses in that area. “Unlike a mall, individual businesses in these particularly older retail districts, they very much depend upon the public improvements and environment, from public safety to street trees, parking management,” Brekhus explains.
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