The purpose of Neighborhood improvement districts are to: “to promote and enhance more attractive and safer commercial, industrial, residential and mixed-use neighborhoods; economic growth; increased employment opportunities; and improved commercial, industrial, business districts and business climates. (Bill No. 070005, Introduced January 23, 2007.)


To clean, beautify and improve the Germantown Avenue commercial district in Mt. Airy so area businesses and institutions are more successful, commercial properties are more valuable, and residents and visitors can enjoy the benefits of a vibrant community.


Use the property owners’ assessments in a fiscally responsible manner to improve the Germantown Avenue commercial corridor.


  • Maintain a clean commercial corridor;
  • Promote and support a safe commercial corridor; and
  • Beautify and green the commercial corridor.


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