The city of Charlottesville is creating a new plan to guide economic development activities and has hired the firm Resonance Consultancy to create the document. As part of that work, a survey has been launched to get input from the public.
“The City of Charlottesville is creating an Economic Development Strategic Plan to provide strategic direction for the City’s economic development efforts by identifying key opportunities for future growth and partnerships and recommend place-based development strategies for the City’s future development,” reads the introduction to the survey.
There are 22 questions in all. The plan is intended to be completed by July.
If you’re interested, here are the economic strategic plans for other communities.
- Project ENABLE is the economic development plan for Albemarle County.
- Fluvanna Forward is the strategic plan for economic development in Fluvanna County.
- Greene County’s Economic Development and Tourism office has a Tourism 2025 Strategic Plan.
- Louisa County has a community profile put together by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
- The Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development put together a fact sheet for Nelson County.
Additionally, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission has entered into a contract with a firm to develop a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the region. That’s powered by an $80,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, as you can learn about on the TJPDC website.
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