GARY - The city of Gary's proposal to Amazon to locate its second U.S. headquarters in its city is en-route to the company. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Wednesday unveiled the box containing the city's proposal to Amazon. Freeman-Wilson formally thanked the Gary Common Council, the Amazon working group and a gave a special thank you to Economic Development Specialist Mike Citro for getting it done.
Common Council President Ron Brewer said the response to Amazon gives Gary a chance to display its assets to a fortune 500 Company. He also says Amazon coming to Gary would mean promising jobs within the region, a bright future for many and building up a rising city for even more greatness.
The city first announced its intention to respond to the Amazon request for proposals in a New York Times newspaper advertisement in the Business section on September 18th.