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Project - Economic Development Strategy

The County of Minburn has been working with Outlook Market Research & Consulting Ltd. throughout 2022 to prepare an Economic Development Strategy. The intent of this strategy is to identify opportunities to support and grow existing business, attract new investment, increase the number of available jobs that will appeal to skilled workers, thereby increasing the overall population and wealth generation of the County.

The Economic Development Strategy shall provide relevant direction, outlining goals and outcomes for the County’s
Economic Development initiatives. Also, this strategy will identify areas where sub regional partnerships can be established with other municipalities.

We Need Your Input:

We are interested in your perspective on issues related to business retention, expansion, and attraction, as well as local government policies, regional economic gaps, new business opportunities, and intermunicipal collaboration. We want to ask your views on how the County of Minburn can best foster economic development in the region. 

Thank you for everyone who completed the survey (closed on October 31, 2022). Congratulations to those winners who were randomly chosen for the prize incentive for completing the survey:

$100 Co-op Gift Certificate: Elizabeth Harrison, Elizabeth Kuppers, and Ira Borromeo
$500 Media Package through Country 106.5: No. 27 Liquor

Next Steps:

The Economic Development Strategy was adopted by County Council at the December 19, 2022 regular meeting.
View the document here

The project team is being managed by the following staff:

Davin Gegolick, Director of Planning and Development
County of Minburn No. 27
Box 550, 4909 – 50 Street
Vegreville, AB T9C 1R6

Phone: 780-632-2082 ext. 1111

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