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New Economic Development Initiative Meetings To Begin In Earnest After Holiday

November 28th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

With approximately 20 different groups involved in economic development matters-  a new economic development initiative was launched by the chamber of commerce and Allegany County this fall  designed to get business leaders and the community to “buy in” to their role in economic development. The plan was announced in September, although committee meetings probably won’t begin in earnest until after the holiday. Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Director Stu Czapski and County Commissioners President Mike McKay will head the effort, with economic development director Matt Diaz facilitating the committee’s work. Czapski, speaking during the monthly meeting of the Chamber’s Economic Development Committee, said it’s important for the county to have clearly defined, unified goals when it comes to developing a long range economic development strategy…

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