Saturday, June 08, 2013

Report: Walton County lags in economic development

Walton County economic development efforts are threatened by a “lack of creative and strategic thinking” and weakened by a limited pool of skilled labor, strategic planners have found.

County officials must outline clear goals for the future, commit financially to economic growth and consider partnering with a neighboring economic development organization “that could provide expertise and assistance,” the planners said.

Developed by the Institute for Senior Professionals from Northwest Florida State College, the Walton County Economic Development Alliance Strategic Plan 2013 will be presented to county commissioners Tuesday.

Read the report. >>

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