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This week, Mayor Mandell talked about the final phase of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, which includes the renovation of the Centertown parking garage, Clemens Square, construction of a boardwalk and a Lake St. walking bridge.

There will be a meeting where the community can offer input on these projects. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 on the second floor of the Clemens Center.