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New Monmouth City Administrator Has Vision for City

WGIL Newsroom . Local News 163

A wireless downtown is not completely unrealistic, and the new Monmouth City Administrator says it’s something he strives to make a reality.

Lowell Crow officially took over for John Cratty last Friday when Cratty retired and he says being able to come at a time when the new Cloverleaf Cold Storage facility broke ground was perfect.

Crow says he looks at the new facility as the start of what can be continued growth for the City and other opportunities to bring in business.

Along those lines, Crow tells WGIL he’s focused on growing the downtown and bringing back the small town America feel.

“With the Market Alley Wines coming in and some of the growth we’ve had  with Rovie’s down here and the Fusion Theater it’s just the beginning to really turn the downtown, when you come into Monmouth, we have that look of a small town and we need to continue to grow that,” says Crow.

Other projects Crow wants to work on include creating a better partnership with the college in an effort to help attract more students, faculty, and staff.

He also says he’d like to update the sewer and water infrastructure.