Sunday, March 27, 2011

Strategic Plan: Part II - Economic Development

In follow-up to last week's post regarding Robertson County's Strategic Plan, here is the 'Economic Development' portion of the plan.

I am in the process of securing the updates and suggestions generated out of Monday's meeting, and I hope to share those as they come in. With that said, there were not any significant changes to these goals.


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

GOAL: Maintain a strong local economy and position Robertson County for continued economic development by encouraging the expansion of existing business and industry and attracting diverse new enterprises.

ACTIONS:
2011
2012
2013
2014
Responsibility
Complete assessment of target industries for future recruitment.
X



Chamber Economic Development Director, Robertson County IDB, Springfield IDB, White House IDB
Development of new industrial park along I-24 Corridor

X
X

Chamber Economic Development Director, Robertson County IDB, Robertson County Commission
Expand marketing of Robertson County tourism asset related to Ring of Fire Trail
X
X


Chamber Economic Development Director, Tourism Adviosry Council, Local Governments
Develop county-wide “signature” event.

X
X

Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Advisory Council, Local Governments
Develop a meeting or conference center.



X
Chamber Economic Development Director, RCIDTB, JECDB, Chamber of Commerce
Expand Retire Robertson program to recruit retirees to Robertson County.
X
X
X
X
Chamber of Commerce, Retire Robertson Committee
Develop an Industry Appreciation event.
X



Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Economic Development Director

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