Economic Development

Economic Development

Growth and Development Through Planning

Our sixteen-county region is diverse and remarkable place, comprised of 35 communities and approximately 375,000 people. To help our communities and the region continue to growdevelop, and thrive, our contribution is to provide professional planning assistance across several programs. These help us work toward attaining our regional goals outlined in our comprehensive and strategic plans.  

Revolving Loan Funds

Revolving Loan Funds

Establishing a revolving loan fund provides access to a flexible source of capital that can be used in combination with more conventional sources. Often, the RLF is a bridge between the amount the borrower can obtain on the private market and the amount needed to start or sustain a business.
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Project Development

Project Development

Staff is available to assist any local government, authority, or business in the development of a project. This includes helping in finding state or federal resources such as tax credits, export or import assistance, and other resources.
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