Larimer County Proclamation for Economic Development Week

May 7, 2018 | Member News


Economic Development Week

May 7 – 12, 2018

WHEREAS, economic development is a process that is strengthened by the critical partnership between economic development professionals and local government leadership to promote a shared vision for developing vibrant communities; and

WHEREAS, economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities by helping to create, retain, and expand jobs that sustain individuals and families, enhance wealth, and provide a stable tax base; and

WHEREAS, economic developers, in partnership with industries, educators, and other key allies cultivate and nurture entrepreneurship that helps to secure the next generation of new businesses, foster an effective business climate and meet the increasingly critical need for a skilled and competitive workforce; and


WHEREAS,  economic developers are engaged in a wide variety of settings including rural and urban, local, state, and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce universities, and a variety of other institutions; and

WHEREAS, economic developers attract and retain high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, support small businesses and entrepreneurs and improve the quality of life in their regions; and

NOW, THEREFORE, we the Larimer County Board of Commissioners do hereby recognize the efforts of the Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development Department and our regional economic development partners and reaffirm the importance of business development in Larimer County by proclaiming May 7-12, 2018 as



and call this observance to the attention of our citizens.

Dated this                       day of                                       2018.


Steve Johnson, Chair



Deputy Clerk