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Posted on: January 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Waters Avenue revitalization, flood mitigation 2021 budget priorities for Alderman Leggett

On Friday, Dec. 18, the Savannah City Council passed a balanced 2021 budget with six policy priority areas. 

District 2 Alderman Detric Leggett emphasizes Waters Avenue revitalization and flood mitigation as two priorities for his district in the approved 2021 budget.

The six policy priority areas include

  • Poverty, especially childhood poverty
  • Income inequality
  • Violent crimes, including homicides and gun offenses
  • Affordable housing
  • Blight eradication
  • Research, measurement and citizen engagement

The city will be working in 2021 to address these focus areas through new and existing programs and partnerships. The city will highlight these initiatives throughout the year.

You can find additional details and information at

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