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Economic Development Plan


Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy:

2015 Goals & Project Priorities: 

Goal 1: Support Broadband Infrastructure Investment and Development

Benefits of technology based economic development include increased rural competitiveness and access to local, regional, and global markets. Technology based economic development provides another tool for shovel ready site development opportunities and can help improve overall condition of local economies.

Goal 2: Promote Renewable Energy Opportunities

Benefits of renewable energy sources include increased profitability and growth of small to medium businesses, energy sustainability, cost avoidance, and improved overall condition of local economies.

GOAL 3: Stimulate the Craft Beverage Industry Production

Benefits of facilitating craft industries include increased profitability of farms, strengthened on-farm investment decisions, increase in actively farmed land, improved local tourism destinations and tourism economies, and improved overall condition of local economies.

Click on Strategy for our 2015 Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and submit comments to ste@steny.org