As part of a national competition, local leaders are guiding Norwich's revitalization plan.
Norwich has advanced in the America's Best Communities competition and has been awarded $50,000 to outline the community's vision of a stronger future.
Today leaders addressed ways to make the local economy in the town grow. Their ideas include ways to improve manufacturing and the processing of food products.
President of Commerce Chenango Steve Craig said, "So we really see our future as a continuation of that legacy of a good product a good idea comes to fruition and develops and grows in Chenango County."
Norwich is one of 50 communities that have advanced into the quarterfinals on the America's Best Communities competition.