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  • Obtain 501(c)(3) designation from the SC Carolina Secretary of State's Office or be designated as a department of local municipal government.
  • Establish broad-based support for the commercial district revitalization process with strong support from both the public and private sectors. 
  • Develop vision and mission statements relevant to community conditions and to the local Main Street program's organization stage. 
  • Develop comprehensive three year Main Street work plan
  • Adhere to the Main Street Approach utilizing the Four Points (Organization, Promotion, Economic Restructuring and Design). 
  • Exhibit historic preservation ethic. 
  • Enlist active board of directors and committees 
  • Submit meeting calendars, mailing lists (or e-mail list) to Main Street South Carolina.
  • Provide and maintain adequate operating budget for each year.
  • Establish local Main Street office within the designated Main Street district. 
  • Hire paid, professional program manager. 
  • Attend Main Street South Carolina program training for manager, board, committees, staff and volunteers. 
  • Attend National Main Street conference every other year. 
  • Report key quarterly statistics to Main Street South Carolina. 
  • Maintain Main Street South Carolina membership.