MS Develops Canfield Growth Plan

YOUNGSTOWN — MS Consultants Inc. spent 2020 adapting to the pandemic, including working remotely, reworking public meetings, and providing new COVID-19 solutions to clients. 

A notable project during 2020 was the development of a comprehensive plan for Canfield, says communication and brand manager Krystal Paisley.

The MS team worked with Canfield for nearly two years, using analyses, community engagement, and best practices in planning, to create a plan that will guide the city’s future for the next 20 or more years.

The overarching goals include focusing on preserving community character, attracting new businesses, and elevating quality of life.

Additionally, with the support of MS grants and funding experts, Canfield was awarded a $1 million federal grant to fund improvements to Sawmill Creek and that neighborhood’s storm infrastructure.

During the summer, the Mahoning River Corridor Revitalization Plan was launched to create a shared vision of the Mahoning River as The River of Opportunity.

The project aims to bring economic opportunities by connecting communities, protecting wild spaces, and preserving the Mahoning River Valley’s legacy.