Economic Development Sector

Vision

The business community will rebuild and expand to serve residents of Smithville and the surrounding area as a great place to live.

 

Goals

Goal 1: Bring pre-storm businesses back
 
Goal 2: Develop new and diverse business opportunities
 
Goal 3: Contribute to the economic development of Monroe County

Projects

  1. Assess/reach out to pre-storm small businesses to encourage/facilitate their return.
  2. Establish a Business Development Assistance Program.
  3. Create a Business Incubator.
  4. Bring back TownHouse Furnishings and/or a comparable employer.
  5. Develop Smithville's Industrial Park.
  6. Create Information Technology/Internet-based Business Sector.
  7. Assess Market Sector Opportunities for development, e.g. tourism, recreation, certified retirement community, etc.
  8. Support/ensure development of enabling infrastructure, including Hwy 25, a government/community/small business epicenter and commercial development along route 25 (now and when expanded).
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