The City of Plattsburgh has a new community Development Director this morning… Mayor Jim Calnon says Bruce Lawson will take the position… and he continued by saying. He was confident the city would recruit someone with outstanding skills… And Mayor Calnon added that Community and Economic Development is critical if Plattsburgh is to thrive in coming years… We need someone he says.. to focus on designing our Community…
Lawson’s resume includes 14 years with WPTZ as General Sales Manager.. He also serves on the Board of United Way. Mr Lawson is President of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Palmer Street . and is active with the Lake Champlain Basin Program.
In an email to WNBZ, Mayor Calnon’s assistant Beth Carlin says the Mayor will be asking Bruce to keep in close contact with the business community and to help the city build a winning formula for future development.”
The new office of Community Development will be located on the third floor of City Hall.