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File #: 07-1576    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/20/2007 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/25/2008 Final action: 3/25/2008
Title: Office of Economic Development providing report to the Board on those issues raised at the meeting of October 2, 2007 (Item 26) including recommendations on how to improve the County's processes relating to economic development. (Cont'd 1-29-08, Item 25) FUNDING: None.
Attachments: 1. California Government Code Sections 65920 - 65963.1, 2. EDC General Plan, Economic Development Element, 3. 09.08.07 EDC Econ-Dev Strategy worksheet, 4. Revised 09.08.07 Body of Strategy, 5. Power Point from Sam Driggers rcvd 10-2-07.pdf, 6. Attachments for 1-29-08 rcvd 1-23-08.pdf, 7. Ltr from Michael Kozlowski rcvd 1-25-08.pdf, 8. 1.29.08 New Memo (7).pdf, 9. Powerpoint Presentation rcvd 1-29-08.pdf, 10. Supervisor Dupray Letter rcvd 3-24-08, 11. Permits Evaluation & Recommended Tasks report.pdf
Related files: 08-0642, 08-0461, 08-0462
Title
Office of Economic Development providing report to the Board on those issues raised at the meeting of October 2, 2007 (Item 26) including recommendations on how to improve the County's processes relating to economic development. (Cont'd 1-29-08, Item 25)
 
FUNDING: None.
 
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:  
 
Background: The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved the County's economic development strategy on October 2, 2007.  The Board of Supervisors also directed the Economic Development Coordinator to return with recommendations on how to improve the County's processes in order to be more business friendly.  It was requested that a report be made to the Board at its Tuesday, January 29, 2008 board meeting regarding ordinances, zoning, General Plan amendments etc.   The Board also requested that areas for process improvement to enhance economic development activity be identified.
 
Reason for Recommendation: To improve the competitiveness of El Dorado County and its ability to attract and retain businesses and industries, job opportunities for its citizens, and expand the community's economic base.
 
Action to be taken following Board approval: Motion to receive and file.  To implement "Permit Caseworker" position in 08-09 budget.
 
Contact: Sam Driggers, (530) 621-5570