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Mission Statement:

The Lewis County Development Corporation, a Local Development Corporation, is a not-for-profit countywide organization dedicated to utilizing and creating assets for economic and community development. This community-based organization is intended to be proactive, flexible, and able to act decisively and quickly. We will identify research, fund, develop, and manage projects, programs, and businesses that increase economic opportunities for Lewis County and its residents. We recognize the critical need to work together with all agencies and organizations involved in economic development in order to achieve a common goal of increasing the quality of life for all people in Lewis County.  We also know that we can be a critical component for success in the revitalization, economic stabilization, and future expansion efforts, recognizing the following areas as points of focus for success in fulfilling our mission:

 ·        The full utilization of the unique powers of a Local Development Corporation.

·        The stabilization and enhancement of infrastructure including new technologies.

·        The recruitment of enterprises and businesses desired by the community.

·        The revitalization and enhancement of business areas, including village down-towns.

·        Education and research on best practices for community economic development.

·        Preservation of cultural, historic, and natural resources.

·        Resource conservation and sustainability of use.

·        Recognition of agriculture as a traditional and viable basis of our economy.

 The LCDC will take these action steps:

·         ASSESS opportunities for community and countywide growth.

·         DEVELOP methods that will enable the best possible chance for success.

·         PROMOTE growth and success for all people in Lewis County.

·         PROVIDE comprehensive assistance, including funding to those public and private entities and individuals committed to asset development.

·     EXPAND development potential by utilizing collaborations and partnerships.

·         COMPLEMENT the work of others interested in the future of Lewis County.



News


On 12/19/12 the LCDC received news that it was awarded $1,000,000 for the Lyons Falls Mill Site Redevelopment project and $375,000 for the Croghan Dam Restoration Initiative from Empire State Development. You can view the award letter and applications by clicking on the links at the bottom of this page.

Progress Reports on the Lyons Falls Mill Redevelopment Project from the Development Authority of the North Country  are also found below.



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