- Goal #1: Infrastructure and Site Development
- Goal #2: Workforce Development
- Goal #3: Organizational & Regional Development
- Goal #4: Business Retention & Attraction
- Goal #5: Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship
Goal #1 is to develop a robust infrastructure network to provide high-quality business and industrial parks:
Goal #2 is to develop long-term programs designed to enhance partnerships between business, education, and training officials and commit Pottawatomie County to a long-term program to enhance the availability, quality, and characteristics of the current and future workforce.
Goal #3 is to continue to develop Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation by enhancing private and public sector collaboration, building local partnerships and working closely with Regional entities and Chambers.
GOAL # 4 is to implement a strong business attraction target marketing program through the Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership utilizing the Avalanche Consulting methodology and a local creative agency and continue working with existing industry to create new employment and retain existing jobs.
Goal #5 is to continue to develop programs for small and new business as well as supporting their efforts for legislation and advocacy and working closely with existing resources.
2020 Five-Year Implementation Plan
To view the full PCEDC Implementation Plan related to our county-wide development goals click the link below:
2020 Annual Report & March 2021 Annual Meeting
To view the full 2020 annual report addressing all of these goals and the PCEDC's related activities click the link below:
To watch the whole (virtual) annual meeting in March 2021, watch the following YouTube video;