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Bible, Edward / Planning report: annual overall economic development program report
no. 113

[Contents] Table of contents,   pp. i-ii PDF (743.7 KB)


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER I - ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION                         Page
Creation  of the  Commission.......................................  1
Representation.................................................1
Organization ..................................................1
Commission Goals and Objectives ...................................1
Purpose of the OEDP ...........................................4
Redevelopment Areas and District Designation .......................... 4
CHAPTER II - ASSESSMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS OF THE
PAST YEAR
Introduction..................................................7
Major Economic Development Program Elements ........................ 7
Provide Technical Assistance To Local Units of Government In An Effort To
Facilitate Their Ability To Undertake Economic Development ............. 7
Provide Technical Assistance and Resource Information To Businesses and
Individuals That Are Interested In New Business Opportunities In
Southwest Wisconsin................................   ..    12
Provide Continued Coordination With Area Organizations On Matters Of
Economic Development In Southwestern Wisconsin ....................14
Actively Promote Downtown Improvement Programs, Historic Preservation and
Tourism Development ........................................15
Complete an Annual Update Of the District Overall Economic Development
Program..................................................16
CHAPTER III - CHANGES IN THE REGIONAL ECONOMY
Introduction ..................................................17
Population Trends and Components of Population Change ..................17
Average Wages................................................20
Personal Income By Industry ......................................21
Civilian Labor Force and Unemployment ..............................27
U.C. Covered Employment by Industry and Employment Size Class,
and Average Weekly Wages by County for 1995 ..................... 28
CHAPTER IV - POTENTIALS AND CONSTRAINTS TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Introduction ..................................................35
Regional Revolving Loan Fund (SWWBDF) ............................35
Employment Response Team ......................................36
A Development Zone for Grant and Lafayette Counties ....................36
Labor Market Information (LMI) Surveys ..............................37
Current Transportation Issues....................................  38
Point of Beginnings Heritage Tourism Area ............................39
ITBEC Update ................................................39
Report on "NET SOUTHWEST".....................................40
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