Larimer County Proclamation for Economic Development Week
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
“ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK”
and call this observance to the attention of our citizens.
Dated this day of 2018.
THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF LARIMER COUNTY
Steve Johnson, Chair