Longview Holds Futures Committee Meeting

A vision for the future of Longview businesses was the focus of a gathering today. This morning, Longview Mayor Jay Dean hosted the first meeting of the recently formed "Longview First Vision 2010 Committee". Dean and other business leaders on the committee are working to develop a 5-year plan for the city, covering business ventures, parks and recreation, budgeting and manpower.

"Everybodys talked for a long time about improving Longview and that's a broad term, Longview 2010 is going to accomplish that goal we're putting in place the initial business plan if you will to set a specific list of goals we accomplish that then set another set of goals" said Dean.

Mayor Dean says the committee will meet regularly to map out projects and the means to fund them.