In order to ensure the goals of the organization are met, the JSDC Board of Directors annually reviews its long term goals and objectives. During this time, the board also establishes annual goals and objectives to ensure the focus of the organization is maintained while being proactive to community economic development issues and concerns.


LONG TERM GOALS

  • Actively assist local manufacturers growth and expansion and raise local appreciation of their accomplishments
  • Implement a Jamestown/Stutsman area workforce development to respond to the needs of local employers
  • Understand our competitive position in the telecommunications infrastructure needed to compete for business investment in the information economy
  • Improve the marketing and promotional capabilities of the JSDC
  • Enhance and support the new partnerships formed wiith:
    • Small Business Development Center; and work towards developing and maintaining additional partnerships to further community projects
    • Actively work towards attracting and supporting youth involvement in the community
    • Encourage former Jamestown/Stutsman County citizens to return

ANNUAL GOALS FOR 2017

As industry specific targets, the following goals and objectives have been set:

  • Enhance and support the development of agriculture and renewable energy
  • Actively support and assist local entrepreneurs
  • Create a more favorable environment for development at the Jamestown food processing industrial park and high-value crops production
  • Actively pursue partners to expand and locate into Spiritwood Energy Park
  • Maintain the marketing and promotional capabilities of the JSDC
  • Implement a Jamestown/Stutsman area workforce development to respond to the needs of local employers