Economic Vitality Program

Economic Vitality Program


The Economic Vitality Program, established in 2010, strives to “Create a Community to Match the Scenery” by implementing 8 priority projects. All projects are accomplished by public / private / non-profit teams, and led by mostly private sector champions.

Three Focus Areas


  • Creating Distinctive Downtown
  • Capitalizing on Outdoor Recreation & Lifestyle
  • Developing a Thriving Climate for Business & Learning

Eight Priority Projects


  • Distinctive Downtowns 
  • Agrihoods
  • Education Innovation
  • Accelerating Advanced Manufacturing
  • Open for Business
  • Transportation Attraction
  • Aviation Destination
  • Tremendous Trails & Outdoor Experiences

Prior Projects Completed


  • Genoa Destination
  • Community and Senior Center 

Economic Vitality Strategy & Action Plan


Vital Progress


 2015 Economic Development Performance Measures Report
 2014 Economic Development Performance Measures Report
 
The county's work in Economic Vitality was featured in the Government Finance Review Journal.

A 2013 report on our progress is also available.

Prior Success Celebrated!


As part of the development of the Economic Vitality Plan in 2010 a gathering was held to recognize, promote and celebrate the significant progress that was made in Douglas county during the last decade. The State of the county PowerPoint celebrated the past decade of success.



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