Key Strategic Initiatives 2017 Moving Fort Collins Forward!

The Chamber is tackling several big initiatives to improve the greater Fort Collins area.

Initiative: Fix North I-25 Business Alliance

Fund raising goal: $209,000

  • Lobby for $965M to expand I-25 to 3 lanes each way between Highway 14 in Fort Collins and Highway 66 just north of Longmont

Initiative: Stand up for Business

Fund raising goal: $155,000

  • Maintain Fort Collins Works
  • Build public contact infrastructure – voter identification and data base
  • Develop good people with a balanced perspective to run for city council
  • Economic research – ‘What 100 primary jobs mean’
  • Strong local and regional lobbying program – transportation, water, etc
  • Advertising program to tell strong economy / importance of business story

Initiative: Talent Recruitment & Development

Fund raising goal: $78,000

  • Research project: Demand-Driven Talent Development Plan, Larimer County
  • Tools to help employers with their recruitment efforts