Jackson 2020

How can you get involved with the Economic Development strand?
Contact Tim Rogers at trogers@enterprisegroup.org

Jackson County’s diverse economy and innovative economic development efforts ensure continued growth and vibrancy within the local, regional, state, and global marketplace.

Economic Workforce & Development

Jackson County is a partnership of self-sustaining people with shared values where residents peacefully co-exist and participate in a vibrant community. Jackson County strives to provide prompt professional emergency services and access to the criminal justice system without delays and barriers.

  • Goal

    To review, prioritize and support implementation of the Jackson County Economic Development Strategic Plan (JCEDSP) Recommendations
  • Measurements of Success for the Goal

    Progress in implementing the various recommendations coupled with review of key economic indicators.

Activities

  • Select Economic Development Coordinating Council
  • Continue Business Retention/Expansion effort focused on existing base Industry Cluster Sectors; Utilities, Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare, Agriculture, IT, and Education
  • Support creation of easily accessible, timely, accurate and relevant data to assist business attraction efforts
  • Collaborate with community and Industry Cluster Sectors to create a “Culture of Education” that provides an educated and skilled workforce, meeting the needs of the business community
  • Maintain or improve public services that support Economic Development including; Airport, Community Development, Land Assembly, Recreation & Parks, Corridor Improvement, Road infrastructure, Brownfield properties, Work Force Development*, Zoning/Permitting and others