Why is Economic Development important?
Job Development – economic development provides better opportunities for advancement, wages and benefits for our community
Quality of Life - more jobs and local tax dollars raises the standard of living for our residents
A Strong Economy – providing a draw for new businesses and a wider variety of jobs
Business Retention – businesses feel confident and stay to contribute to the local economy
A solid network of infrastructure – a benefit of economic development is good roads, transportation and social amenities
Encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit – start up companies create new jobs and innovative ideas
Improved Public Services - with increased tax revenues the government can spend more on public services
Thank you to all our partners in economic development!