The backbone of the organizational structure (Board) .
Building consensus and cooperation among many groups and individuals involved in the revitalization process. To ensure a self-radiant, board based, long-lasting downtown revitalization program, the entire community must rally around the idea. Cooperation from both the public and the private sector is critical to achieving visible results. In addition, a separate staff and business solely dedicated to downtown revitalization is key to achieving long-term, large-scale results.