CDC provides consulting services such as:
Works with businesses that want to expand in the region and seeks solutions to challenges identified by area businesses.
Markets the region and follows up on leads for new businesses.
Develops projects such as the proposed regional industrial park, using combined resources and innovative revenue and cost sharing approaches.
Promotes regional planning and cooperation to encourage economic development plans and projects that:
make effective use of land
oproduce more jobs per acre
oreduce the costs of infrastructure construction
oconserve open space and farmland
oprotect the environment
opreserve the rural, small- town quality of life found in the region
Works on independent projects for each municipal partner for economic and community development
Provides a forum for municipal and business leaders to discuss common challenges, to share solutions, and to promote cooperation.