Havre de Grace hosts state leaders for opportunity zone summit, visit to tourist sites

Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz had to cut her last trip through Harford County short, as a severe rain storm meant she could not visit Havre de Grace, but she was able to complete that leg of the trip recently following the state’s Opportunity Zone Leadership Task Force regional summit for Carroll, Cecil and Harford counties in the city. Schulz is a member of the 15-person task force, which is chaired by Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, and spent the afternoon of June 5 discussing and fielding input from community leaders on the opportunity zones, which are designated across the country by the U.S. Treasury Department to direct resources to communities in need of investment for economic development or redevelopment. (Aegis)

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